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Evaluation of the Data BC Portal, GIS Section

The province of British Columbia (B.C.) recently revised their portal. The main page offers a number of services to the…

Evaluation of the Service New Brunswick Geographic Data & Maps Section

Service New Brunswick  (SNB)  is serving up geospatial data to the community so lets have look at what they are…

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS: A new perspective on old ideas.

Projections and Coordinate Systems for GIS:  A new perspective on old ideas. (Or, GIS Professionals Should Consider That A Lot Of…

The Geospatial Desktop: Open Source Tools

Interest in mapping is on the rise, as evidenced by services such as Google Earth, Virtual Earth, MapQuest, and any…

Relying on Technology for EMS in Canada – Pros and Cons

New Years is a time to reminisce about the past year and compile your thoughts. What better way to do…

Lynn Moorman: Finding the Way with Geo-Literacy

At first glance, navigating the world has never been easier. Getting from Point A to Point B is a snap;…

A GIS Postgraduate’s Journal – December 17, 2012

December 17, 2012 To say that the past semester of school flew by is an understatement. I am still slightly…

Happy Clients

Ethics for the GIS Consultant is Good Business

I just finished a small GIS job for a client. A really small job. They wanted to know where the…

The Ottawa Tree Canopy Cover Mapping Project

The City of Ottawa Official Plan set a target of 30% tree canopy cover for the entire city. To the…

Brad Maguire: GIS Instructor at Vancouver Island University

GoGeomatics: Welcome to the GoGeomatics Canada community. First off, can you tell us about where you are from and where…

Kincardine to Ottawa, Ontario Drive: Testing Google Earth vs. ArcGIS 10 GPS Capabilities

I had just finished a trip in Kincardine, Ontario and was preparing for the upcoming eight-hour long drive back to…

Inside TECTERRA’s Investing in Innovation Event!

Hello GIS, Geomatics, and Remote Sensing Friends! In February, I was given the opportunity to attend TECTERRA’s Investing in Innovation:…