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John Potter Recognized with Esri Canada’s Roger F. Tomlinson Lifetime Achievement Award

REGINA, Esri Canada User Conference – November 3, 2015 – Esri Canada today presented John Potter, a professional engineer who…

Clearwater Seafoods Wins Esri Award for Promoting Sustainability Using GIS

Clearwater Seafoods is one of the largest vertically integrated seafood companies in North America and provides premium wild, eco-certified seafood…

GIS: Parks Canada Receives Award for Enterprise Approach to Data Management

OTTAWA, Esri Canada User Conference – October 6, 2015 – Parks Canada fosters public understanding, appreciation and enjoyment of Canada’s…

Calgary 2015 GoGeomatics Social

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…

Web Mercator: the de facto standard, the controversy, and the opportunity

Four hundred and fifty years ago, the Flemish geographer and cartographer Gerardus Mercator presented the most popular map projection ever.…

Thanks to the Sponsors of 2015 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

GoGeomatics Canada thanks our sponsors of the 2015 Back To School  Socials that are happening across Canada this month (Dates…

2005-2015: Ten Years with Google Maps

In February 2005, Google Maps was launched as a desktop web mapping service. A few months later, in June 2005,…

BCIT Program Has the GIS Talent You Need

The BCIT GIS department has been graduating students for 25+ years.  Our students come from BC, but as well, across…

September: Join us for the 2015 GoGeomatics Back to School Socials

The 2nd Annual GoGeomatics Canada Back to School Socials are happening this September.  To kick off the 2015 school year,…

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…

New Book: Web Mapping and Geospatial Web Services

It is with great pleasure that I want to introduce a new Web Mapping and Geospatial textbook to the Canadian geomatics…

Open Data Portals and Geomatics: The Polar Data Catalogue

The growing interest in providing open data access has long been integrated into the field of Geomatics. However, the use…