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GIS jobs in Quebec

Looking for GIS jobs in Quebec? Try checking out some of the various employment opportunities listed here (this is a dynamic page so is updated often) or use the job search tools in our geomatics employment section …

The Sights, Sounds and Tastes of Canada in support of Geography and Exploration

Enjoy an immersive culinary experience in Toronto’s historic Distillery District and attend our gala in support of Canada’s Centre for Geography and Exploration. Mix and mingle with some of Canada’s top explorers before hearing RCGS Flag Explorer Adam Shoalts recount his 2017 solo expedition across the Canadian Arctic.

Montreal Drones Conference 50% Discount

Drones By Zagora - Commercial Drones Conference in Montreal

Finally, A Business Gathering That Focuses On Integrating Drones Into Commercial Operations

Drones By Zagora – Commercial Drones Conference in MontrealUAV technology is evolving rapidly, creating game changing opportunities to a wide range of industries. Agriculture, oil & gas, mining, utilities, law enforcement and real estate are only a few of the sectors that can benefit from leveraging current and future commercial UAV technology.

Although the technology is already currently being rapidly employed around the world by these sectors, several other issues need to be addressed before the true revolutionary potential of drone technology will be unlocked.

Regardless of what industry you are currently working in, regardless of where you sit on the learning curve, whether you are currently employing, or thinking about potentially incorporating UAV technology into your business applications, this Commercial Applications for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles conference in Montreal is for you.

Experience thought-provoking discussions on the issues that matter most, eye-opening advancements in technology and practical, hands-on training in a pragmatic, yet exciting environment.

Drones By Zagora – Commercial Drones Conference in Montreal Sept. 21-22

The must-attend business gathering of the year for organizations interested in taking commercial drone / UAV applications to the next level

Drones By Zagora - Commercial Drones Conference in MontrealThere has been a lot of hype around drones and UAVs, but nobody has addressed the commercial and industrial applications in a concrete manner… until now.  The Drones By Zagora – Commercial Drone Conference in Montreal, Quebec has partnered with critical regulators, cutting edge technology providers and industry professionals from several different sectors.

Zagora’s Drones Conference in Montreal promises to provide practical solutions to the toughest challenges facing the industry today. Learn from and network with the international ‘Who’s Who’ of the drone and UAV world.

Conference Program  | Confirmed Speakers   |  Register (use discount code EP50 to save %50)

It’s the fastest way to understand, start or jolt an UAV program

Five Reasons why you should attend this event …

  1. Drones By Zagora - Commercial Drones Conference in MontrealUnderstand how to convince upper management with a strong business case
  2. Effectively manage risks and implement a cost-effective, highly functional UAV program
  3. Ensure compliance with the current and upcoming regulations for legally operating a commercial UAV and avoid costly penalties
  4. Develop your own deployment plan and take advantage of being amongst the first movers
  5. Learn from and network with 350+ UAV users, international experts and regulators

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Historic Bird’s Eye Views of several Canadian Cities

historic aerial image  of Halifax

Canada is certainly not an old country when compared to many others like France or the UK but it has been around long enough to have some very interesting history.

Here are some historic aerial images of major cities in Canada. It is interesting when you compare some of these with modern maps and aerial images, as then you can get a real appreciation on what urban sprawl looks like and how cities develop and spread over time.

The Association of Canadian Map Libraries and Archives (ACMLA) provide a service where you can obtain your own colour printed reproduction of any of the listed images below [note: the images that the links below point to are actually only thumbnails of the actual images that they repoduce]. Maps ordered are printed on acid free 70 lb paper with a size of about 55 X 70 cm. For more information about how to order historic map prints go to the ACMLA site

historic aerial image  of Ottawa 1893

 

Calgary, Alberta [1910]
Dawson City [1903]
Halifax, Nova Scotia [1879]
Hamilton, Ontario [1894]
London, Ontario [1872]
Montréal, Québec [1889]
Ottawa, Ontario [1876]
Ottawa, Ontario [1893]
Québec City, Québec [1905]
St. John’s, Newfoundland [1879]
Toronto, Ontario [1876]
Vancouver, British Columbia [1898]
Waterloo, Ontario [189?]
Winnipeg, Manitoba [1881]

Also remember to check back to the new Historic Cartography section as more content is added weekly.

 

[image source: acmla.org]

Canadian Geomatics Company Directory

Our Company Directory contains basic information about the various Geomatics related companies found in and around Canada (with some from abroad) including many key aspects such as the companies basic info, contact info, web site info and geographic location. This section and our data base will continue to evolve over time as more companies are added.

[If your GIS company is not listed in our directory then you should contact us with your details because our basic listings are free for Canadian GIS related companies, or if you want your GIS company to stand out from the rest then we can make that happen for you too.]

To find a Company listing, simply select a province from the list below to find a Geomatics related company in that region, or use any of simple search tools on our site that will allow you to search by company names, Cities or postal code.

Alberta
British Columbia
Quebec
Manitoba
New Brunswick
Newfoundland & Labrador
North West Territories
Nova Scotia
Nunavut
Ontario
Prince Edward Island
Saskatchewan
Yukon

[Company info is added often, so if you do not find what you are looking for then we suggest you check back again later, or if you know of some GIS info that we should post, then do share it with us]

32nd Canadian Symposium on Remote Sensing

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.

CIG (Montreal) – Geomatics Symposium 2011

CIG (Montreal) – Geomatics Symposium 2011

The Montreal branch of the Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) will be celebrating its 30th Geomatics symposium  “Geomatics 2011”, which will be held October 12th and 13th at the Hilton in Montreal Quebec.

CIG (Montreal) - Geomatics Symposium 2011Geomatics 2011 reflects the maturity and perpetual innovation that is at the core of our industry. In the current context of economical recovery, organizations remain cautious in their investments while being aware that they need to improve their processes, rationalize their spending and increase the value of their data. The term “convergence” comes to mind. Whether we think of the convergence of data (assets, procedures, results, objectives or other) or the convergence of industries (civil engineering, architecture, urbanism, etc) geomatics is uniquely positioned to play a central role in that convergence through its ability to aggregate, position and represent information.

Geomatics 2011 is a conference for managers and technical staff alike from the public or private sectors. Participants will have the chance to listen to experienced speakers present their latest accomplishments, new products and services and their vision of what’s to come. Just like in years past, you will also find a large exhibition floor with the key players of the geomatics industry. Also, you will definitely want to attend major networking event.

Mark your calendar today. Tweet it to your friends and colleges.  And don’t forget to update your Facebook and Linkedin pages. Geomatics 2011 will be a thirtieth anniversary you won’t want to miss! I look forward to seeing you all at Geomatics 2011.”

For more details refer to the Montreal CIG branch Geomatics 2011 web page

See you there in Montreal on October 12 & 13, 2011