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Statistics Canada publishes highlight tables and analyses of data resulting from the Canadian Census. The census provides a statistical portrait of Canada and its people. Census data is also disseminated as precisely as the Block level in geo-referenced map format for spatial analysis.
The Nova Scotia Geomatics Centre provides high quality GIS data, including base and topographic map data, aerial photographs, and cadastral property maps.
The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS), Nova Scotia Community College's campus in Lawrencetown, N.S., is one of the largest technical trainers of students in the Geomatics field in Canada. Among its Geomatics programming options, COGS offers Advanced Diplomas in GIS and GIS for Business. The Centre enjoys an international reputation for the quality of its highly-skilled graduates, who are employed in the geomatics fields across North America and worldwide.
Directions Magazine, published since 1998, is an online magazine covering geospatial technology. It is the flagship publication of Directions Media, which is the leading source for information and news on geospatial and location-based technologies.
The Geomatics Association of Nova Scotia (GANS) promotes the development of the Nova Scotia Geomatics industry with the objective of increasing the material contribution of GIS to the provincial economy.
The Canadian Institute of Geomatics (CIG) represents the largest and most influential geospatial knowledge network in Canada, with branches in Newfoundland, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and across Canada.