Statistics Canada

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…

Volunteer & Map Canada: Statistics Canada Crowdsourcing Pilot Project

Statistics Canada has launched a new pilot project using OpenStreetmap.  For  many Canadians outside of the geomatics community this is…

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…

Will There Be A Canadian Geospatial Student Union?

Would you support a national Canadian geospatial student union that provided job opportunities, co-ops, and internship positions by becoming a…

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…

University Perspective – Esri Canada Centres of Excellence

Canadian students are busy getting ready for the start of a brand new school year. And at six schools across…

Team Ryerson at the 2014 Spatial Knowledge Information (SKI) Conference in Banff, Alberta

On February 6-9, 2014, Dr. Claus Rinner, Associate Professor of Geography and Program Director of the Master of Spatial Analysis…