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MP Galipeau Inaugurates New State of-the-Art Satellite Station

GATINEAU, QUEBEC — 06/11/14 — Natural Resources Canada Royal Galipeau, Member of Parliament for Ottawa-Orleans, on behalf of the Honourable…

GoGeomatics Accepting Press Releases: Share Your News with the Canadian Geospatial Community

Do you have exciting news to share with the Canadian geomatics community? GoGeomatics Canada is accepting press releases to publish…

Carleton Researchers Receive Two of the Prestigious 2014 Killam Awards

Distinguished Carleton University researcher Fraser Taylor has received a coveted Killam Prize worth $100,000, the Canada Council for the Arts…

New Crown Forest Policy Drives $16.8 Million Investments in the Forests, Mills and Suppliers – 74 Jobs Created

ST. LEONARD, NB, April 7, 2014 /CNW/ – J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) announced today that it will invest $16.8 million…

Our Industries Challenges

It’s no secret that our industry is facing challenges, just check out the stories on the various Geomatics groups on…

Additional Input: GoGeomatics Geo-Conundrum about Geomatics Associations

I was recently asked if I believe a Canadian Geomatics trade association is in some form beneficial to the geomatics…

The Passing of a Canadian Geospatial Legend -The Father of GIS

I was saddened to hear the news that Roger Tomlinson, the father of GIS, had passed away on February 9,…

A New Opporunity For Non-Profits

GoGeomatics Canada has made a policy change regarding event postings on our website. Although we used to charge a nominal…

2014 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list of Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2014.  Here you will find events pertaining to GIS,…

The Top Canadian Geomatics Stories of November 2013

Before we close on the final month of 2013, let’s take a moment to look back on this month’s developments…

Fixing Geography Education in Canada: The First Step

Earlier this year, a CBC report brought to light a disturbing trend among Canada’s student population. Fundamental geographic knowledge (as…

Starting a GIS Career in a Slow Economy

You’ve finished all your courses, walked across the stage wearing a grad gown, cap and hood with your school’s chosen…