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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…

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…

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?…

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…

GoGeomatics Social Leader Profile: Marc Thorup, Vancouver

Our social leaders across Canada are champions of building a strong geomatics community, and Marc Thorup is no exception. Marc…

Day of Geography Set to be an International Online Event

There’s a brand new geography event in the works, and the best part is you don’t even have to leave…

Join us for the “Day of Geography” – Nov 17, 2014

Back in January 2014, as I was catching up on episodes of the CRM Archaeology podcast hosted by Chris Webster,…