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GIS Technology tracks Toronto’s urban growth

In our last article on land use in the Greenbelt, we discussed the Places to Grow Act, an Ontario policy…

Careers In Land Surveying

Land surveying is an exciting Geomatics Career Field that is in high demand and often over looked by many young people…

Event Recap: The 2017 Canadian Surveyors Conference in Ottawa

On March 1st and 2nd land surveyor professionals, as well as industry exhibitors, headed to Ottawa for the 2017 Canadian…

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List of Canadian Geomatics Conferences and Events for 2017

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2017. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

Altus Geomatics’ Contributions to Fallsview Construction Helped to Create World-Class Canadian Casino

When construction began on Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort in 2001, the spectacular natural surroundings belied a particularly difficult problem for…

The Art of Being a Cadastral Surveyor: Key abilities every surveyor needs

The Art of Being a Cadastral Surveyor:  The key abilities every surveyor needs There is an art to being a…

Canadian Surveyors “Remark” on History with Elk Pass Boundary Restoration Survey

The Alberta-British Columbia Boundary Commission has just completed a monument restoration survey to restore a number of deteriorated provincial boundary…

UAVs in Canada – Key Exposures to Loss and Ways to Protect Yourself

This article was written by Mark Sampson for the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors. Mark’s contact details are at the…

GIS Certification: Options and Discussion

There are many GIS and geomatics certification options available to Canadians.  They have been discussed in detail in previous articles. …

UNB Student Wins American Fellowship Award

Ryan White, a Ph.D. student working with Prof. Richard Langley in the Department of Geodesy and Geomatics Engineering, has won…

GIS Certification: AOLS Certificate of Registration

  Among the various types of GIS and Geomatics certifications available to Canadians, The Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS)…

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…