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University of Victoria Hosts Advanced Spatial Analysis Course

Is neighbourhood socioeconomic status associated with pediatric and childhood injuries? Are such injuries clustered in space? How can I model…

GIS Certification: Esri Certification

Many GIS Certification options exist for Canadian geomatics professionals, including software-specific certifications. One popular software certification is the Technical Certification…

Putting Map Making Back Into the Hands of the Community

On April 7th, I attended the community mapping showcase at the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). This project is…

Professional Certification: Population Health Data Analysis in British Columbia

Population health research is inherently interdisciplinary, multifaceted and firmly rooted in the evolving connections between place, time and related socioeconomic…

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…

Looking Back at GoGeomatics Groups in 2015

When I started GoGeomatics Canada in 2011, I had no idea how successful it would become as a community. We…

Open Source GIS for Everyone: A QGIS-based program at Langara College Vancouver

This article is the first in a monthly GoGeomatics Canada series on topics related to Open Source GIS for Everyone,…

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Perspective is everything: The St. John’s Declaration & Geographic Education

I am a retired geographic educator. I am a geographer. I understand GIS. Or should I say I LOVE Geomatics?…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

GIS Day 2014 at Carleton University – in Pictures

GoGeomatics celebrated GIS Day yesterday at Carleton University in Ottawa, part of the worldwide GIS Day celebrations. We would like…

University Perspective – Esri Canada Centres of Excellence

Canadian students are busy getting ready for the start of a brand new school year. And at six schools across…