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Open Data, Open Source, Open Possibilities

Back in 2006 I (Jim) was a student at BCIT and a Vancouver resident, eager to obtain some local data…

Presagis Showcases New Modeling and Simulation Software Suite at I/ITSEC 2015

Unmanned Aerial Systems Border Surveillance demo reveals the realism, power and versatility of Presagis’ M&S Suite 15 MONTREAL, CANADA–(Marketwired –…

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…

BC Assessment Wins Award for Transforming Property Assessment Using GIS

Geospatial solutions improve accuracy and access to property information VICTORIA, Esri Canada User Conference – April 15, 2015 – BC…

AquaHacking for the Future of the Ottawa River

AquaHacking is a new app challenge with an environmental focus – on the preservation of the Ottawa River. Presented by…

Geography Education: The Map is Not the App

David Lepage, in his blog for Axiom News, expresses concern for “the map is not the territory” in a community…

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…

New Brunswick Power Recognized for Leveraging GIS to Improve Outage Response

Fredericton, Esri Canada User Conference – October 28, 2014 – New Brunswick Power (NB Power) was recognized today with an…

A Geomatics Sector that Spatially Enables a Geospatial Community – A Team Canada Perspective

by Ed Kennedy and Evert Kenk. Is there value in formalizing definitions for both the Geomatics Sector and Geospatial Community…

Building a Strong Canadian Geomatics Sector: Three Case Studies for Governance

The Canadian Geomatics Community Round Table is beginning to implement the Pan-Canadian Geomatics Strategy which seeks to guide and support…

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…

CARIS 2014 focuses on developing the Blue Economy

Fredericton, NB, Canada – CARIS successfully held its 15th international user group conference in Brest, France during the week of…