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Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

Geospatial Development: Enhancing GIS curricula with programming skills at UNB

Geospatial information science and technology (GIS&T) has rapidly evolved over the last few decades. This evolution has created a highly…

Students Talking

Ten Online GIS Programs in Canada

After completing an undergraduate degree in 2015, (Geography and Environmental Studies at the University of Toronto) I needed to determine…

The Importance of Students & Young Professionals in Canada’s Geomatics Community

With the help of our sponsors GoGeomatics Canada is bringing students and young geospatial professionals together at 11 events from…

How Canadian Remote Sensing Was Made Commercially Successful & Exportable

This piece started as a note on some of my experience as an international consultant in remote sensing specifically and…

BCIT GIS student project Tetrad

Become a BCIT GIS Student Project / Practicum Sponsor

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…

UAV Technology in the Canadian Forestry Sector

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry is soaring! Civilian drones are being applied in various global industries ranging from agriculture…

GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

Esri Technical Certification: Why am I going to take it?

A couple weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to take one of the Esri Technical Certification Exams to improve…

GIS Certifications: Esri, ASPRS, AOLS, GISP, & CIG

Even today, with so much information at our finger tips, graduates and geospatial professionals struggle to understand the myriad of…

Jobs: Career Strategies for Students and Recent Graduates in GIS

What Students and Recent Graduates Can Do   Relating to another article I wrote, called “Career Challenges for Students and…

Remembering Roger Tomlinson & Early History of GIS in Canada

It’s two years now since Roger Tomlinson passed away.  Roger’s and my career path have crossed several times over the…