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CDOs: Pressing the Need for a Chief Data Officer

Information Communications and Technology (ICT) is just like a human body. There is hardware (the bones and organs) as well…

2016 Canadian Geomatics Events & Conferences

This is our list Canadian geomatics conferences and events for 2016. Here you will find events pertaining to GIS, remote…

Local Action & Geomatics: the Gowgaia Institute on Haida Gwaii

This blog is a sequel to last month’s discussion on ‘think global, act local‘. It looks at the the Gowgaia…

A Refreshing Approach to Geomatics

The conference committee of the GIM International Summit has announced a refreshing list of inspiring and original speakers who will…

Ottawa GoGeomatics Social Nov 25th: Mapping Historic Buildings in Ottawa

This months speaker will be discussing his project mapping historic Ottawa.   Kevin Ballantyne, Geomatics Specialist at MDA, will be…

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…

Open Data Portals and Geomatics: The Polar Data Catalogue

The growing interest in providing open data access has long been integrated into the field of Geomatics. However, the use…

Canada Day Came Early at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum

June 23rd marked a special day in the history of aviation and space in Canada. A very special aircraft, a…

Careers & GIS and Geomatics

Grow or Die – 3 Key GIS Career Needs

The premise of a liberal arts or science degree is to get a wide range of exposure across several disciplines. …

UN General Assembly urges sharing of geospatial data to benefit people and planet

New York – The science that supports the precise pinpointing of people and places should be shared more widely, according…

Boeing Backs Canadian Satellite Design Challenge

The Canadian Satellite Design Challenge Management Society (CSDCMS) is pleased to announce that it has received a $50,000 funding contribution…

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…