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Your Canadian Geospatial Briefing for March 4th: Sidewalk Labs; Vancouver Police force; MDA Forest Alert; DDC Top Venture 50; Joseph Klafter

The official GeoIgnite 2019 website has launched! The GeoIgnite 2019 website is your place to register to attend, exhibit, sponsor,…

Peter Johnson from the University of Waterloo talks Open Data, government and geomatics education

Peter Johnson is an associate professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management (GEM) at the University of Waterloo.  His…

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC): proposed GeoRSS Community Standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) is requesting public comment on the proposed GeoRSS Community Standard.  First available in 2006, GeoRSS…

Contrasting: GIS & Geomatics Education in Canada and China

I have studied Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in both Canada and China. Last summer I completed my master in geography at…

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…

Report for 450 Participants & Sponsors: 2016 GoGeomatics Canada Back to School Socials

Last month the Canadian geomatics community came together to celebrate the start of the new school year by welcoming new…

LiDAR in Canada: Conversation with Dr. Chris Hopkinson Research Chair Remote Sensing University of Lethbridge

The author Bob Maher (BM) and Chris Hopkinson (CH) both worked as scientists at the Appied Geomatics Reearch Group (AGRG)…

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…

Open Geospatial Consortium adopts the OGC SensorThings API as an official standard

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted SensorThings API Part 1: Sensing as an official standard. The OGC SensorThings API…

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…

UAV Technology in the Canadian Forestry Sector

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry is soaring! Civilian drones are being applied in various global industries ranging from agriculture…

GIS made in Canada – Doug Seaborn’s VISION*

An interview with GIS entrepreneur and visionary Douglas W. Seaborn on an exciting period of GIS development in the 1980s…

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