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Interview with Ted MacKinnon: One of Nova Scotia’s most valuable geospatial resources

“Oh the Places You will go!” Part 3: “Continuing the COGServation” I’ve been writing a series of articles and interviews…

Interview with Dave MacLean at COGS: GIS Education, Chris Hadfield

“Oh the Places You will go!” Part 2: Continuing the “COGServation“ Everything is connected to everything else! I recently wrote…

Interview with Sam Scovill, GIS Technician and 3 Day Champion on Jeopardy

Every weeknight, my mom and I watch Jeopardy together. Jeopardy always starts with the announcement of the contestants by their…

Advancing Canadian Geographic Education: What Ever Happened to the St. John’s Declaration?

Four years ago, the Atlantic Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers (ACAG) meeting at St. Mary’s University brought a number…

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,…

The Canadian Geomatics & Geospatial Community Awards, Scholarships & Bursaries

The Canadian geomatics community is full of awards, scholarships, and bursaries recognizing outstanding work and contributions. We’re putting together a…

Alex Trebek Gives $100K to Support Canadian Geographic Challenge

OTTAWA, ON – Sudbury-born Alex Trebek, celebrity host of the long-running TV quiz show Jeopardy!, has donated US$100,000 to celebrate…

All the Geomatics Acronyms You Wanted to Know but were Too Afraid to Ask

Here in Canada, there are many geomatics acronyms that get tossed around. During the recent “Team Canada” event that the…

Geospatial Niagara – Geographic Education Town Hall Meeting

So, what do you do when approximately 8,000 practitioners of the Humanities and Social Sciences domain converge at the university…

Report on Geography & Education, St. John’s Meeting at Memorial

A seminal event that has the potential to have a powerful impact on geography, geographic education, and all related geospatial…