Google has launched a product that they call Map Maker for Canada that provides users with the ability to add and update geographic information for millions of others to see in Google Maps. People can add businesses, create building outlines, move other peoples place markers to the correct locations.
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I received a notice from ESRI Canada recently about Changes that are being made to the Microsoft Bing Maps Token Service next spring and thought that I should share it with others in the GIS community incase someone did not receive it or was not aware of the changes taking place with ArcGIS Server and Bing Maps.
The change is mainly related to …
One of the goals of Canadian GIS & Geomatics is to promote education programs in Canada. Currently we have about 25 different Universities & Colleges on our site that offer education related to GIS and Geomatics. However if you are currently in a GIS program or know of one that we have yet to post on the site then we would be interested in hearing more about it from you, so we can share that information with others.
The Federal Government produces and acquires data sets in many different areas including health, agriculture, the environment and natural resources. The Government of Canada launched an open data portal [data.gc.ca] earlier this year as part of Canada’s open government initiative. The portal aims to provide Canadians with a single point of access to find and download government open data sets.
LinkedIn is the one of the largest professional networking web sites with over 80 million members and growing rapidly every day. The goal of LinkedIn is to help connect you to your trusted contacts and to help you exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with a broader network of professionals in your field. The big difference with this social media site compared to others sites such as Face Book is that it is more career orientated and an important place to have your resume, portfolio and other career tools listed.
The Environmental Technologies diploma with specializations in GIS at Assiniboine Community College in Brandon, Manitoba features hands on learning through field trips, labs and extensive projects over a two year period
The Laser Scanning 2011 event will be the seventh of a series of ISPRS workshops about laser scanning that began back in 1999. It is aimed to bring together scientists, system developers and practitioners from different disciplines who are focused on the modelling and application of point cloud data acquired from laser scanners and other active imaging systems such as range cameras.
Our GIS Company Directory contains information about the various Geomatics related companies found in Canada including many key aspects such as the companies basic info, contact info, web site info and geographic location. To find a GIS related Company listing on our site, simply select a province from the list found here to find a Geomatics related company in that region, or use any of simple search tools found through out the site that will allow you to search by company names, Cities and or postal code.
We often get asked for resources to help people learn how to work with GIS. Now that Esri provides a affordable not for commercial version of ArcGIS, we often suggest that they try out these ArcGIS desktop application tutorials provided by the ArcGIS Resource Center
The Canadian Remote Sensing Society’s (CRSS)32nd Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing will be held From June 13th to 16th in Sherbrooke at Bishop’s University campus. It will be a co-hosted event with the Congress of L’Association québécoise de télédétection. The Conference provides an opportunity to present scientific and technological advances or to see first-hand the latest advances in remote sensing.
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