Nunavut

Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for May 6th: Nadine Alameh at GeoIgnite; Drone Delivery Canada; Inuvik Satellite Station; New Brunswick LiDAR data

GeoIgnite features plenary speaker from the OGC  GeoIgnite is packing its schedule with plenary speakers who also happen to be…

M.A. or M.Sc. Opportunity – Environmental Assessment and Resource Mgt

M.A. or M.Sc. Graduate Research Opportunity Department of Geography and Planning University of Saskatchewan   Opportunity: The Department of Geography…

A Canadian Geographer’s Notes from Nunavut

For the last five years, I have annually had the opportunity to spend time in Iqaluit, Canada’s fastest growing community in Canada’s fastest growing territory or province. On arrival, I check out the selection of new books at Arctic Ventures and the screening of new movies about the North. This year, there was the chance to see John Walker’s Passage and to buy a copy of Darrel Varga’s book of the same name in the Canadian Cinema series.

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Ten Interesting Facts about the Geography of Canada

This year Canada will celebrate its 150th birthday on July 1st. Most of you, like me, will be out celebrating…

A List of Geospatial Open Data Resources in Canada

Recently, I read an article about the Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) that seeks to explain why the CGDI, among many…

Northern Canada: Nunavut and a New View of Community Mapping

The writer and his wife, Heather Stewart visited grandchildren in Iqaluit for three weeks in April During the first week…

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,…

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…

SPOT Satellite Technology Delivers Peace of Mind for Outdoor Enthusiasts with 1,000 Rescues Initiated in Canada – over 3,500 Rescues Worldwide

Proven and essential safety gear, SPOT devices provide affordable and reliable connectivity, S.O.S. notifications, and real-time GPS tracking, completely independent…

Geography Education: Travels to England and Nunavut

Geography education is about understanding our relationship to the world around us. We need to seek out the best examples…

The Changing Face of Geography: Learning Opportunitites

This article is a companion piece to the September 23rd article “The Changing Face of Geomatics: Learning Opportunities,” which focused…

National Surveyors’ Conference 2013 – Network in Niagara!

The Association of Canada Lands Surveyors (ACLS) and Professional Surveyors Canada (PSC) are proud to announce that the ninth National…