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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…

Giant Arctic Floor Map Lets Students Explore Canada’s North

Canadian schoolchildren can get a chance to “walk” across Canada’s Arctic and challenge their perceptions of the North through a…

GIS Technology and the Franklin Expedition: An Opportunity for Our Geomatics Sector

It’s taken nearly 170 years to uncover wreckage from the infamous Franklin Expedition, one of Canada’s biggest mysteries. Last week,…

Canadian Geomatics Twitter Channels: Friends with Benefits

This piece is generated by my experiences with my own account @RebelGeo and as Tweeter for Canadian Geographic Education @CanGeoEdu.…

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…

Looking Back on The CGCRT Team Canada Event

The CGCRT Geomatics Strategy, Action, and Implementation Planning Workshop took place in Ottawa June 9 and 10 at the Delta…

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…

Lawrence W. “Larry” Morley: founder & first President of the CRSS & the first Director General of the CCRS

Very Sad News for the Remote Sensing Community. / Triste nouvelle pour la communauté de télédétection. [CRSS-SCT] Canadian Remote Sensing…