February 14, 2017 (Calgary, Alberta) – announced the appointment of Mr. Jonathan Neufeld as the Chief Executive Officer. Neufeld has been with TECTERRA since 2011 and served as interim CEO since May 2016. “We are delighted...Read More
Category: Canadian Geomatics Industry
A milestone for Esri Business Partner, GEO Jobe, as Admin Tools for ArcGIS Online, now has more than 3,000 installations in organizations around the World.Read More
Esri Canada has recognized the Government of Saskatchewan with an Award of Excellence for its outstanding use of geographic information system (GIS) technology. The Government leveraged GIS for the Saskatchewan Enterprise Geo Database project, a spatial data warehouse that consolidates more than 350 datasets from various government archives and makes the information widely available.
Before the consolidated geodatabase came online earlier this year, all of the Government’s datasets were managed in disparate systems, which greatly inhibited the sharing of spatial data. This siloed approach led to costly data duplication, inaccuracies and productivity losses, as staff struggled to find information and verify its accuracy.Read More
From tackling the terrorist threat, to the refugee crisis, to the management of natural resources, and even planning for major sporting events like the Olympics, you’ll find GEOINT at the forefront.
Download our latest White paper, to get the first look at our most recent research to discover how they are using GEOINT today, how they are overcoming their challenges, and what they predict for the future.Read More
The Cartography & Geographic Information Society’s Map Design Competition, open to all map-makers in the United States and Canada for maps completed or published during the current calendar year (2016).
The purpose of the competition is to promote interest in map design and to recognize significant design advances in cartography. Submit entries by January 31, 2017.Read More
If you have been following our OpenStreetMap topic over the past few months then I am sure you have come to the realize that it is a community driven project and that anyone can edit OpenStreetMaps. But where does one start?
Here are some free user guides to help you get started using OpenStreetMap.Read More
MyHEAT Inc. launches a new way to reduce the cost of heating and cooling their homes, or commercial buildings, while also contributing to the fight against climate change. The MyHEAT platform gives the ability to visualize and compare the heat escaping from every building in a town or city, and is available free of charge.
As of today the platform is live in Calgary, Okotoks, Airdrie, Edmonton, and Sherwood Park, with over 500,000 houses profiled. Additional Alberta communities will be added over the coming months, with a planned roll out across major urban Canadian cities over the next year.Read More
An interview with Ed Kennedy, an Associate with Hickling Arthurs Low Corporation, who helps explain the value of geospatial information in economy and the significant role of the Canadian geomatics sector. In the interview, Kennedy identifies the Canadian Geomatics Environmental Scan and Value Study, that was aimed to help update the profile of the geomatics sector in Canada and identify changes in the geospatial market.Read More
Jeff McKenna of Gateway Geomatics in Nova Scotia was recently awarded with the 2016 Sol Katz Award for Geospatial Free and Open Source Software during the FOSS4G 2016 conference in Bonn, Germany. The award for is awarded annually by OSGeo at the annual FOSS4G conference to individuals who have demonstrated leadership in the GFOSS community.Read More
Now Canadian job seekers can search CanadianGIS.com for recent Canadian GIS and geomatics related jobs with the GIS jobs search tool and employers can post Canadian GIS job opportunities using the GIS job posting form.Read More
Leica Geosystems Smartnet Expands Merger gives GPS/GNSS users access to a broad array of tools and...Read More