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Canadian Geospatial Briefing for October 7th: EA Event Hosted By Government of Canada; Geosapiens Startup Business; Drone Delivery Canada; Alberta Greenhouse Report

The Government of Canada to host webinar for its Space-Based Earth Observation strategy Canada Space Agency(CSA) has released which defines…

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Five Free and Cheap Ways to Improve Your Geospatial Technology Skills and Learn GIS to Advance Your Career

You don’t have to spend a lot of money or go back to university or college to learn or improve…

2019-2020 Back to School Socials in Pictures – Thank you Sponsors & Participants!

The 6th annual GoGeomatics 2019 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  After coming off the success of…

Leaflet: Tell Your Story with Open Source Web Maps

Web maps are becoming a standard tool that GIS developers use to tell their story to a worldwide audience. The…

GoGeomatics Kelowna: September Success & October Social With Talk from Esri Canada

GoGeomatics Kelowna’s first Back-to-School September social was a huge success!    Among the attendees were a great group from Stantec, our…

Putting Map Making Back Into the Hands of the Community

On April 7th, I attended the community mapping showcase at the NSCC Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). This project is…

Paul Barker: What is Web GIS? Exploring the ‘new’ GIS

GIS has always been an integral part of forward thinking organizations. However, it has long struggled to break out of…

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GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials: Over 350 Participants Coast to Coast

The 2nd annual GoGeomatics 2015 Back to School Socials have been a tremendous success.  Last year we had 200 participants…

Quebec Launches new FOSS4G GIS called IGO

IGO (for Open GIS Infrastructure) is a Free Open Source Software for Geospatial (FOSS4G) developed by organisations in the government…

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VGI: the Wild West of Data and GIS

In recent years, high–resolution spaceborne imagery (HRSI), up to 50cm spatial resolution, has become readily available for no cost using…

A GIS Postgraduate’s Journal – June 12, 2013

The end is near, and that realization is beginning to creep up as fast as a debris flow.  For those…

Updated 2013 Canadian Geomatics Conferences & Events: GIS, Remote Sensing, Surveying

We decided to update our list of events and conferences that might be of interest to the geomatics community for…