Nova Scotia

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…

GoGeomatics Socials: Trends & Demographics

In September of 2014, GoGeomatics Canada conducted a survey at their monthly Back to School Social Events across the country.…

COGS Geomatics Career Fair: Connecting Students & Industry

As geomatics students across the country are starting their final semesters of school, many are turning their thoughts to finding…

Geography Education: Changing Scale and Viewpoint

In England, as a teenager, we used to conduct ‘table top’ car rallies, using the 1 inch to 1 mile…

2015 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2015. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

Geography Education: The Map is Not the App

David Lepage, in his blog for Axiom News, expresses concern for “the map is not the territory” in a community…

GoGeomatics Asks about CCOG

The Canadian Council on Geomatics (CCOG) has been around for over 40 years. Despite that, many people in geomatics aren’t…

GIS Day is Just around the Corner

This November 19, the geomatics world will celebrate the 15th annual GIS Day. GIS Day is part of Geography Awareness…

New Brunswick Power Recognized for Leveraging GIS to Improve Outage Response

Fredericton, Esri Canada User Conference – October 28, 2014 – New Brunswick Power (NB Power) was recognized today with an…

The Changing Face of Geomatics – Learning Opportunities

In Nova Scotia in 2000, we formed the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) at the Nova Scotia Community College. The…

10 Canadian Border Disputes that Shaped our Country

Canada is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, the second largest country based on land mass, and a…

University Perspective – Esri Canada Centres of Excellence

Canadian students are busy getting ready for the start of a brand new school year. And at six schools across…