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Where are the GIS & Geomatics Jobs in Canada for 2016

Where are the Geomatics job opportunities in Canada?  I’ve got some good news and I’ve got some bad news.  Let’s start…

BCIT GIS Survey: should we offer a new type of GIS program?

The BCIT GIS department is undertaking a needs assessment to determine the feasibility of offering an Advanced Certificate in GIS…

FAA Announces Small UAS Registration Rule

For Immediate Release December 14, 2015 Contact: Les Dorr or Alison Duquette Phone: (202) 267-3883 Registration Begins on December 21,…

Transport Canada encourages new drone users to learn rules before flying

With popular holiday gift comes great responsibility OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ – Drones, also known as unmanned air vehicles,…

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…

Geomatics: Discovering history in Canada’s Arctic waters

This article was reprinted with permission from the Ontario Professional Surveyor, Volume 56, No. 3, Summer 2015 By Theresa Nicholsi,…

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)…

Quebec Launches new FOSS4G GIS called IGO

IGO (for Open GIS Infrastructure) is a Free Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) developed by organisations in the government…

15 Geomatics LinkedIn Groups You Need to Join

Last year, we brought you our recommendations for 10 geomatics LinkedIn groups you should be following. This year, there were…

eBee becomes Canada’s first compliant fixed-wing drone

Mapping UAV’s new designation will help operators to boost their businesses Swiss professional drone manufacturer, senseFly, today announced that its…

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…

1,000 Members of the Canadian Geomatics Community Coming Together

Did you join us for a GoGeomatics Social during the Fall 2014-Spring 2015 season? You’re in good company if you…