Free GIS Day Promotion Resources

GIS Day provides a forum for GIS users all over the world to demonstrate how real-world applications are making a difference in society. This year GIS day is Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

Download free resources provided to help you put together a fun and successful GIS Day event …

New Improved GeoNB Map Viewer

Service New Brunswick has recently launched a new version of their popular GeoNB Map Viewer, as part of their continued efforts to deliver geographic data to their citizens in a free easy-to-use application.

A Place for the Geospatial Community to Connect and Share Knowledge

geoSpatialOnline (gO) is an online place created to help people connect and share knowledge with other enthusiasts in the geospatial community. It includes a wide range of topics in almost all geospatial related disciplines, and is open to everyone, regardless of experience or skill level.

Guidelines for Real Time Kinematic (RTK) Surveying

Both RTK & RTN GNSS surveying can allow people to achieve relative positioning with centimetre (cm) precision, however there are several important factors that need to be considered and thus a need for a good guide of best practices (equipment calibration, errors, multipath, geometry, etc.).

Canadian Cartographic Association Student Map Competition Awards

Every year the CCA announces awards, prizes and scholarships for Canadian post-secondary students involved in any forms of cartography or map-making. All entries should be accompanied by an official entry form

Indigenous Place Names in Canada Map

The map depicts Indigenous place names all across Canada, shared by permission from several First Nations, Métis, and Inuit communities. A high resolution digital version is provided that may be downloaded for free and printed for personal or educational uses.

LiDAR Extracted Building Footprints Open Data

Natural Resources Canada recently added a new data layer to the Federal Government Open Data portal to help with emergency management (particularly for flood and earthquake risk analysis).

Canadian Geodetic Survey releases new version of NAD83

The Canadian Geodetic Survey (CGS), a branch of NRCan recently announced they are releasing a new version of NAD83(CSRS)

Download New Brunswick High Resolution Imagery

The Province of New Brunswick recently added a new online web application to their arsenal of online mapping and data tools. The new online web application allows the public to download high resolution digital aerial imagery acquired throughout New Brunswick available at a variety of image resolutions.

BC Economic Atlas now provides Save Project functionality

The BC Economic Atlas now provides Save Project functionality! This recent enhancement allows you to save maps you make with the BC Economic Atlas and share them with others or continue your work at a later date. It’s super easy to save your projects using the BC Economic Atlas but for a quick tutorial please see the attached document.