OTTAWA, May 14, 2019 /CNW/ – By driving innovation in communities across the country, the Government of Canada is empowering communities to address the most pressing needs of their residents through data and connected technology.
Canada has a proud history in the realm of geospatial and location technology. In fact, an Ottawa-based geographer, the late Dr. Roger Tomlinson, is universally recognized as the “father” of what is now known as geospatial information services, or GIS. Despite Canada’s prominence in the history of GIS, the country has lacked a vendor-neutral annual […]
Spatial technology encourages collaboration in achieving community goals
Township Canada (https://townshipcanada.com) is a simple tool that allows for searching, converting, and mapping Canadian legal land descriptions. What is a legal land description?
Seven years in the making and involving massive collaboration across the country, free, digital national basemap is for everyone
From GEO Jobe GIS – Recall, recently we shared the story of how our friends and colleagues at Esri small business startup, Echosec, supported their lead developer in building a BC wildfire public information ArcGIS online resource in order to help keep the public informed and safe. Building on that and after searching for additional resources, the […]
Enterprise geodatabase enhances data accessibility across the province in support of collaborative decision-making
Targeted approach to web mapping improves support for municipal processes, increasing productivity
Use of geospatial technology improves management of civic address and road data in support of enhanced emergency services
StatsCanada has made an interesting announcement regarding a crowdsourcing effort. From a recent announcement, “we have officially launched the crowdsourcing campaign for the pilot project “Mapping your community through crowdsourcing.”