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Measuring Access to Services: International and Canadian Experiences in Rural Analysis

The growth of open geospatial data and tools provides new opportunities to map accessibility to services for rural and remote…

The International Geospatial News Story of 2020: location technology in the fight to beat the pandemic

The GoGeomatics editors, writers and online managers discuss stories each week that we would like to share with the community.…

What are Statistics Canada’s geographic terms: CT, CSD, CMA and more

Geographic data are applied in any location-based projects. We all might hear a lot about geographic terms but when we…

GeoIgnite 2020 Video: Statistics Canada DEIL experiments and outputs with open geospatial data

GeoIgnite is Canada’s National Geospatial conference hosted by GoGeomatics Canada. GeoIgnite was held online using Zoom from July 22nd to…

The Linkable Open Data Environment (LODE): Supporting Geospatial Analysis with Open Data

Over the past 2 years Statistics Canada’s Data Exploration and Integration Lab (DEIL) has launched and developed the Linkable Open…

What is the Canadian Statistical Geospatial Explorer?

Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their country. The agency ensures Canadians have the key information on…

Leadership in Times of Disruption: GeoIgnite 2020 talks at a Glance

Canada’s geospatial community is gathering next week for GeoIgnite 2020. The second annual conference is being held online this year…

Eric Loubier -DG- CCMEO Keynote Announcement GeoIgnite 2020 Online

The GeoIgnite conference committee is excited to announce our keynote is the Director General, Eric Loubier, Canada Centre of Mapping…

GeoIgnite: Leadership in Times of Disruption

Join us virtually this year for Canada’s National Geospatial Leadership: GeoIgnite conference on July 22nd to 24th, 2020! This event will…

Using GIS to study health care services and utilization––from local to national

Access to timely and quality health care is an important determinant of health and well-being. Despite universal health coverage in…

It’s a Geospatial world we live in: Find Your Happy Place

When does a space become a place? There are a myriad of small open spaces and buildings throughout towns and…

QGIS & WorldClim: Using Zonal Statistics to Map Temperature Patterns

There has never been a time in the history of GIS when so much free, high quality data has been…