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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…

Open Data Portals and Geomatics: The Polar Data Catalogue

The growing interest in providing open data access has long been integrated into the field of Geomatics. However, the use…

Esri ECCE App Challenge Lets Students Develop New Skills

Back in March, GoGeomatics Canada introduced the Esri Canada Centres of Excellence App Challenge while the competition was still underway.…

GoGeomatics Socials: Trends & Demographics

In September of 2014, GoGeomatics Canada conducted a survey at their monthly Back to School Social Events across the country.…

Canada to Host International Open Data Conference, Announces Minister Clement

Third worldwide conference a key initiative in Canada’s international promotion of open data February 18, 2015 – Ottawa – Treasury…

QPS Sponsors Chair in Ocean Mapping at UNB

During a recent visit by Tomas Hjelmberg to the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering at the University of New…

Geography Education: The Map is Not the App

David Lepage, in his blog for Axiom News, expresses concern for “the map is not the territory” in a community…

Career Profile: An Interview with Jackie Woodruff, GIS Technician

Meet Jackie Woodruff. She’s a BC-based GIS Technician with a strong passion for the geomatics community. GoGeomatics recently interviewed Jackie…

Wanted – A GNSS Puck

“I want it! I want it! I want it!” – “Magic Bus” – The Who The Glass Floor. There is…

Harnessing the Power of Geospatial Information to Bolster Canada’s Health, Wealth and Security

  GAC 2015 Supports the GIS Education Community Everything begins and ends with geospatial information. Now more than ever, GIS…

GIS Technology and the Franklin Expedition: An Opportunity for Our Geomatics Sector

It’s taken nearly 170 years to uncover wreckage from the infamous Franklin Expedition, one of Canada’s biggest mysteries. Last week,…

Geomatics Opportunities for Canadians at the University of Glasgow

Canadian geomatics students should take note of this opportunity at the University of Glasgow. In today’s high-tech, data-driven world, Geospatial…