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The “New” GoGeomatics Canada: Relaunching Our Magazine

A team of really intelligent squirrels and I have been working on the new GoGeomatics magazine. I’m taking a break…

Esri Technical Associate Certification: how I passed the test

A few months ago, I decided to obtain the Esri Associate certification for ArcGIS Desktop and wrote about my reasoning here. …

Geography: Thinking About Walking Home

Walking Home is a book by Ken Greenberg on ‘the life and lessons of a city builder’. It describes the…

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…

PCI Geomatics User Group Meeting Shows Promising New Features and Dedication to Customers

On February 4th, PCI Geomatics held their Annual User Group Meeting in Ottawa, Ontario. There was a high turnout, with…

Elephants, Tigers and Bears: Edmonton January Social

Elephants and Tigers and Bears! Oh My. Flying Monkeys! Seriously. Come out to the Edmonton January Social January 21 at…

GIS and Geomatics Mentors

On the Importance of Mentoring in Geomatics

I guess I was lucky. It seems to me that I always wanted to be a civil engineer, but if…

When did you decide to go into Surveying/Geomatics and Why?

An informal poll by Julia Meldrum Smith This article was reprinted with permission from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56,…

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,…

OGC Seeks Sponsors for FutureCities Pilot

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) in collaboration with buildingSMART International (bSI) invites sponsorship in a pilot project to help cities…

Dr. Brent Hall Talks to GoGeomatics about Esri Canada Centres of Excellence

GoGeomatics recently published a press release on the launch of the Esri Canada GIS Centres of Excellence in Higher Education.…

Fish Weirs, Ktaronto & 13 Other Riparian Boundary Fallacies

By Dr. Brian Ballantyne Surveyor General Branch, NRCan Reprinted from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56, No. 2, Spring 2013…