Entries by tmackinnon

1898 Vancouver Panoramic Map

The 1898 Vancouver Panoramic Map provides an oblique look at the City of Vancouver looking from the north. There are also pictorial representations of buildings, industrial activity, various boats and vegetation. Streets, names of buildings and businesses are labeled, as well as the locations of the City foundry, machine works and more. Check out this historic look at Vancouver …

GIS and Geospatial Events in 2020

The internet has made it easier to obtain information, yet it can still be challenging to find what you are looking for or know of great conferences and geospatial events that are taking place. Here is a community driven Google Calendar containing GIS and Geospatial Events taking place in 2020 all across the globe …

Atlas of Mi’kmaw Place Names

The most complete geographical representation ever created of Mi’kma’ki territory and Mi’kmaw Place Names, including an online interactive map with more than 700 place names derived from approximately 1500 names collected throughout Nova Scotia from interviews with Mi’kmaw Elders and others. Click here to browse the Atlas of Mi’kmaw Place Names …

National Airborne LiDAR Data Acquisition Guideline

The Federal Government of Canada published the “Federal Airborne LiDAR Data Acquisition Guideline” in support of LiDAR data acquisitions. The document is meant to be a resource for the acquisition of base elevation data derived from airborne data and provide guidance to the LiDAR community in support of developing highly accurate national elevation products.

Note: This document has been updated to version 2.0 – find out how to download a copy …

2020 GeoIgnite – Geospatial and Location Technology Event

GoGeomatics Canada announced that GeoIgnite 2020 will take place in Ottawa from June 22th to 24th. The conference will bring together experts from across Canada and the globe and will provide an opportunity to Canadian businesses and all levels of government to come together to understand the opportunities and linkages between the worlds of Artificial Intelligence, Remote Sensing, Augmented Reality, BIM, Cybersecurity, and geospatial data and tools.