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My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014…

Ottawa GoGeomatics Social

March 2017 GoGeomatics Talks: Toronto, London, Peterborough, Halifax

GoGeomatics Canada has built a thriving geospatial community by creating networking opportunities for our participants. We achieve this by holding free informal…

Interview with Sam Scovill, GIS Technician and 3 Day Champion on Jeopardy

Every weeknight, my mom and I watch Jeopardy together. Jeopardy always starts with the announcement of the contestants by their…

Erosion of Geography in Canadian High Schools

Mount Allison University campus This weekend, I drove up to Mount Allison University situated in Sackville, New Brunswick, to participate…

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…

The Importance of Students & Young Professionals in Canada’s Geomatics Community

With the help of our sponsors GoGeomatics Canada is bringing students and young geospatial professionals together at 11 events from…

Canadian Institute of Geomatics Expands Executive Team with New VP Dr Brent Hall

Ottawa, August 16, 2016 – The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG), the largest and most influential geospatial knowledge network in…

Canadian GIS Ambassador Program: Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education & Research at Esri Canada

Interview with Brent Hall, Director of Education and Research at Esri Canada and, along with his staff, the initiator of…

GIS and Geomatics Mentors

On the Importance of Mentoring in Geomatics

I guess I was lucky. It seems to me that I always wanted to be a civil engineer, but if…

Dr Robert Maher on Geoliteracy: ‘Think global, act local’

This month (October) Digital Earth 2015 (DE2015) was held in Halifax. There were a number of keynote presentations, including those…

Advice

Perspective is everything: The St. John’s Declaration & Geographic Education

I am a retired geographic educator. I am a geographer. I understand GIS. Or should I say I LOVE Geomatics?…

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…