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GIS jobs in Ontario

Ontario is the largest province in Canada and includes both the largest city in Canada (Toronto) as well as the Nations Capital (Ottawa). The economy in Ontario is the largest in Canada, and nearly twice that of Quebec. Therefore, you will find a majority of businesses from the geomatics sector located in Ontario, providing many geospatial related job opportunities.

MGUG Fall Conference

Every year MGUG host their annual Fall Conference that brings together over 300 GIS professionals from the private sector, government, non profits, and academics. This year the MGUG Fall Conference will take place at the Club Regent Event Centre in Winnipeg on October 17.

Novara GeoSolutions Unveils New Geospatial Product StationNav

Novara GeoSolutions a leader in geospatial software and services for pipeline assets, recently announced the launch of a new product that is intuitive and easy to use. Users in the geospatial industry that need the ability to locate specific events and locations based on stationing values can use the StationNav widget, a plug-in for Esri’s Web AppBuilder, to make the process simple and fast.

RADARSAT Data and Mosaics

Canada’s first Earth observation satellite, was declared non-operational earlier this year. RADARSAT 2 launched in 2007 was designed to replace RADARSAT 1 and is used for a variety of applications such as sea ice mapping, ship detection, agricultural monitoring, pollution detection, geological mapping, land use mapping, and much more.

Here are links to several RADARSAT data and mosaic images that you can download completely free.