The National Road Network (NRN) is a seamless geospatial vector data containing Canadian road phenomena that provides access to over 1 million kilometres of up-to-date centerline road network data.
The National Hydro Network (NHN) is a seamless geospatial vector data set with attributes that represents Canada’s framework of inland surface waters. It was created from different databases as part of the GeoBase Surface Water Program, to help with flow analysis, watershed management, environmental and hydrographical applications, as well as a multitude of other cartographic applications.
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.
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).
The goal of the PCI Geomatics Young Scholars Program is to recognize exemplary work in remote sensing of Canadian graduate and undergraduate students. Selection will be coordinated by a panel of remote sensing professionals.
This fun, educational and challenging event is free and open to all data-minded people, including aspiring or practicing Data Scientists, data analysts, data hobbyists, students and citizen journalists.
The Province of Nova Scotia is teaming with the School of Information Management and the Rowe School of Business (Dalhousie Faculty of Management) to host its third annual Open Data Contest on March 2 – 3, 2019 in conjunction with International Open Data Day.
You are invited to remotely attend and participate in the first full meeting of the Canada Forum for 2019. This meeting is open to all Canadian organisations.
The Canadian Federal Government will be hosting a student open government challenge, to help discover how students are using open data and open information …
This handy color shaded relief map of the world including oceans was created from the NOAA ETOPO1 data set and was intended to be used with handheld Garmin GPS units, but can also make a nice colorful back ground image to use in Google Earth. Find out how to download this free resource …
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- National Road Network (NRN) – Canadian Open DataApril 5, 2019 - 10:04 am
- National Hydro Network (NHN) – Canadian Open DataMarch 31, 2019 - 11:26 am
- Lindsey the GIS Specialist – A GIS Mapping StoryMarch 20, 2019 - 6:44 pm
- Canadian Cartographic Association Student Map Competition AwardsMarch 18, 2019 - 12:18 am