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Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for March 4th: Sidewalk Labs; Vancouver Police force; MDA Forest Alert; DDC Top Venture 50; Joseph Klafter

The official GeoIgnite 2019 website has launched! The GeoIgnite 2019 website is your place to register to attend, exhibit, sponsor,…

Predicting the Future of the GIS in Canada

Editors note: This article has been jointly written by Bruce McCormack and Gordon Plunkett. Bios can be found at the…

Easy Access to Data: The CGDI Initiative

The Canadian Geospatial Data Infrastructure (CGDI) is an initiative of Natural Resources Canada that began in 2001. The CGDI does…

Toronto Police Launch Student Open Data for Change Competition

Chief Mark Saunders and Ryerson University Interim Provost and Vice President Academic Dr. Christopher Evans announced a Public Safety Open…

Conversations with Michael Goodchild on Questions of Geography

Recently, I had the opportunity to sit down with Michael Goodchild and talk about his book and Geography.  Michael was…

Vancouver: Using QGIS TimeManager for Analysis of Crime Data

We typically think of a GIS as features on a map with a maximum of three dimensions: Longitude Latitude Height…

FAA Task Force recommends registration for drones over 9 ounces

A Federal Aviation Administration task force has recommended requiring owners of all drones larger than 9 oz. (250 grams) to…

Esri ECCE App Challenge Lets Students Develop New Skills

Back in March, GoGeomatics Canada introduced the Esri Canada Centres of Excellence App Challenge while the competition was still underway.…

What’s New with Geospatial Niagara

So much has happened with Geospatial Niagara since my last post, seven months ago. In this post, I’ll go over…

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…

GoGeomatics Social Leader Profile: Cameron O’Brien

Cameron has been a GoGeomatics Social Leader for our Toronto group since Janurary of 2012. Cameron is in essence the…

Neil Thompson: Geospatial Intelligence & Canadian Military (Part 2)

This is the second part of the interview GoGeomatics Canada has done with Neil Thompson, the Managing partner of the…