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Code in Place: Free Python course hosted by Stanford University

Last year, almost at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, I attended a Python programming course for almost five weeks.…

Introducing New GoGeomatics Online Community Managers : Nick, Jacob and Leo

GoGeomatics Canada is excited to introduce our new volunteer managers to the team this March. Our community managers are the…

Introducing New GoGeomatics Online Community Managers : Tanya, Celso, Paul, Rosette and Elizabeth

GoGeomatics Canada is over 7000+ subscribers strong with over 1,000 published articles. Our community managers are passionate and committed to…

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the entire GoGeomatics Canada Community

A Very Happy Holiday’s and Happy New Year to the entire Canadian geospatial and location technology community. On behalf of…

The “New” GoGeomatics Canada: Relaunching Our Magazine

A team of really intelligent squirrels and I have been working on the new GoGeomatics magazine. I’m taking a break…

Making is Connecting: the social meaning of creativity

I spent Christmas in Sydney, Cape Breton. While there, I had the time to read David Gauntlett’s book ‘Making is Connecting’.…

The Future of GIS Software? QGIS A Popular Open-Source GIS for the Masses

In today’s geomatics society, ArcGIS, developed by Esri, is a giant and dominates the GIS software market. However, there are…

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…

How Canadian Remote Sensing Was Made Commercially Successful & Exportable

This piece started as a note on some of my experience as an international consultant in remote sensing specifically and…

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…