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GIS Certification: The GISP

Professional certification is nothing new.  It is a requirement in many fields to help regulate professional practices in specific industries…

Remembering Roger Tomlinson & Early History of GIS in Canada

It’s two years now since Roger Tomlinson passed away.  Roger’s and my career path have crossed several times over the…

Where are the GIS & Geomatics Jobs in Canada for 2016

Where are the Geomatics job opportunities in Canada?  I’ve got some good news and I’ve got some bad news.  Let’s start…

BCIT GIS Survey: should we offer a new type of GIS program?

The BCIT GIS department is undertaking a needs assessment to determine the feasibility of offering an Advanced Certificate in GIS…

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…

District of Squamish Wins Esri Canada’s Award of Excellence in GIS

VANCOUVER, Esri Canada User Conference – November 17, 2015 – The District of Squamish is a fast-growing municipality between the…

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects

Elevation Web Services: Limitations and Prospects Elevation data is necessary for a wide range of geospatial applications such as creating…

WSP to Acquire MMM, a Leading Canadian Engineering Consulting Firm

WSP Concurrently Announces a $175 Million Bought Deal Public Offering and a $125 Million Private Placement WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP)…

Global Commercial Drone Market to Reach $2.07 Billion by 2022

The global commercial drone market size is expected to reach USD 2.07 billion by 2022, according to a new report…

New Book: Web Mapping and Geospatial Web Services

It is with great pleasure that I want to introduce a new Web Mapping and Geospatial textbook to the Canadian geomatics…

Nova Scotia Power Wins Esri Special Achievement in GIS Award

Enterprise implementation of geospatial platform transforms electric utility operations San Diego, CA, Esri International User Conference – Esri Canada congratulates…

DisasterLAN Successfully Implemented by Alberta’s Emergency Management Agency

After a competitive RFP process, the Alberta Emergency Management Agency (AEMA) has chosen Buffalo Computer Graphics’ (BCG) DisasterLAN (DLAN) as…