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Story Mapping: Haida Gwaii

In my previous blog “Storytelling: Haida Gwaii,” I referenced the Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia’s (GANS) mentoring program between myself…

DisasterLAN Successfully Implemented by Alberta’s Emergency Management Agency

After a competitive RFP process, the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) has chosen Buffalo Computer Graphics’ (BCG) DisasterLAN (DLAN) as…

UrtheCast Releases World’s First Full-Color HD Videos Of Earth From Space

Videos of London, Boston, and Barcelona showcase life on Earth viewed from the International Space Station. VANCOUVER, June 17, 2015…

UrtheCast: A Canadian Company Showing Us The World

Imagine seeing our world through an astronaut’s eye-view from the comfort of your own home… Pretty soon, you won’t have…

Storytelling: Haida Gwaii

Haida Gwaii is a rich source for stories. There are many perspectives and many different formats. In the Haida culture…

Intelligent Networking and Advice to Enter the Geospatial Workforce

This editorial is in response to and in support of a recent article written by Kirsti Oja on the GoGeomatics…

Geography Education: First Thoughts from Haida Gwaii

One of the joys of leaving your residence on one coast (Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia) and moving to a new…

Alex Trebek Gives $100K to Support Canadian Geographic Challenge

OTTAWA, ON – Sudbury-born Alex Trebek, celebrity host of the long-running TV quiz show Jeopardy!, has donated US$100,000 to celebrate…

Brian Bancroft, Sight Surveillance: Geomatics in Action

I work for Sight Surveillance. My day begins bright and early in the morning. After a hearty meal, I set…

Opinion: Canada Doesn’t Have Too Many GIS Programs

Are there too many GIS post-diploma programs and University GIS certifications in Canada? In the late 1980s, the prevailing notion…

Giant Arctic Floor Map Lets Students Explore Canada’s North

Canadian schoolchildren can get a chance to “walk” across Canada’s Arctic and challenge their perceptions of the North through a…

UrtheCast Signs Contract For $65 Million To Provide Value-Added Services and Data

VANCOUVER, Nov. 24, 2014 /CNW/ – UrtheCast Corp. (TSX:UR) (“UrtheCast” or the “Company”) is extremely pleased to announce that it…