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Geoscience BC Launches Largest Airborne Magnetic Survey in its History

Vancouver, BC — Geoscience BC announced the launch of its largest airborne magnetic survey to date — the Search Phase…

The Accidental Geographer: Thoughts on Coming Home

My friend, Edward, directed me towards the Internet and the podcast website entitled ‘The Accidental Geographer’. Edward, in his version…

How Pokémon Go can encourage a love of outdoors … and family …

In a prior piece, Jonathan Murphy pointed out that fun and geospatial awareness can go together through a game. I…

Making a Crow Attack Web Page With Open Source GIS Tools

Of all the pleasant events that happen in spring, crow attacks rank at the bottom of the pile. Crows become…

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…

Geography or Geomatics?

What is the Difference Between Geomatics and Geography?

There seems to be great confusion between these two great disciplines, especially noting that some geographers and schools claim that…

Jobs: Career Challenges for Canadian Students and Recent Graduates in GIS

The Challenges As a recent graduate (2013) of GIS training at BCIT in Burnaby in addition to an Honours Bachelor…

The Real Thing: Robert Maher Examines the Book “The Real Thing” by Briony Penn

Over Christmas, I had the opportunity to go ‘off island’. One of the pleasures of visiting Victoria, British Columbia is…

Beyond the Outer Shores

For over fifty years, the islands off the coast of British Columbia and Alaska have been called ‘the outer shores’.…

A Canadian Perspective: Idiots who use Drones

In the past few months there have been quite a few articles that have shown UAV’s or drones in a…

WSP to Acquire MMM, a Leading Canadian Engineering Consulting Firm

WSP Concurrently Announces a $175 Million Bought Deal Public Offering and a $125 Million Private Placement WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP)…

Governments of Canada and Manitoba invest in building state-of-the-art Churchill Marine Observatory

Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages and Minister responsible for Manitoba, and Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger visited…