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  • Get ready for a mappy GIS Day in 5 easy steps!

    Get ready for a mappy GIS Day in 5 easy steps!

    Celebrate the power of maps on GIS Day! Get ready for this special day in 5 easy steps

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  • August’s GIS Ambassador: Jeannine Johnstone

    August’s GIS Ambassador: Jeannine Johnstone

    Students use GIS in iconic Stanley Park, BC to track invasive species

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  • ‘Code Red’ by Steve Buist: Groundbreaking journalism using GIS

    ‘Code Red’ by Steve Buist: Groundbreaking journalism using GIS

    Journalist Steve Buist from The Hamilton Spectator has used the analytics of GIS and map making to tell award-winning stories about his community

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  • 5 reasons to try the cool new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder

    5 reasons to try the cool new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder

    Story Maps just became a lot easier to create! Find out how and try the new ArcGIS StoryMaps builder

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  • How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    How GIS and citizen science can unmask Canadian tornadoes

    Northern Tornadoes Project blends GIS and citizen science together to enhance detection of unknown tornado occurrences.

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  • Dr. Lynn Moorman: July’s GIS Ambassador

    Dr. Lynn Moorman: July’s GIS Ambassador

    As a GIS ambassador Dr Lynn Moorman excites both teachers and students about what you can do with GIS

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  • Esri Canada’s K-12 Resource Finder: Discover free resources tied to curriculum

    Esri Canada’s K-12 Resource Finder: Discover free resources tied to curriculum

    Find ArcGIS Online resources for math, science and history to try with your students in the upcoming school year.

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  • Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador

    Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador

    Debbie Verduga: June’s GIS Ambassador is a Crime Analyst with the Toronto Police Service who teaches K-12 students about GIS

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  • Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with mapping activities

    Celebrate National Indigenous History Month with mapping activities

    June is National Indigenous Peoples month. GIS can teach students about where they have lived and the treaties that governed their lives

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  • A Skills Ontario GIS Competition: Connecting students with  real-world GIS

    A Skills Ontario GIS Competition: Connecting students with real-world GIS

    In a Skills Ontario Competition, students use GIS explore the local issue of gun violence.

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  • Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Scholarship winner Stephanie Potter hopes to empower minority groups

    Stephanie Potter’s wins an Esri scholarship for her work mixing social justice and Canada’s great national parks

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  • May’s GIS Ambassadors: Scott Humphrey and Hodan Jama from Edmonton

    May’s GIS Ambassadors: Scott Humphrey and Hodan Jama from Edmonton

    Hodan Jama and Scott Humphrey are showing the possibilities of GIS technology to Edmonton students and teachers

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  • Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Meet the winners of Canada’s 2019 Esri Young Scholars Awards

    Winners of Esri’s Young Scholars Awards use GIS to provide valuable insights into Canadian environmental issues

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  • 5 ways to explore climate change using maps

    5 ways to explore climate change using maps

    Students better understand the global effect of climate change by seeing the places effected.

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  • Nuzhat Parveen: April's GIS Ambassador

    Nuzhat Parveen: April's GIS Ambassador

    Nuzhat Parveen is our April GIS Ambassador of the month! Read about her work with K-12 students in the Greater Toronto Area.

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  • Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Get your students involved in a GIS challenge this year!

    Find out what competitions are open to students and how they can participate.

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  • Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Dr Garfield Giff: February’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Dr Giff has been promoting the importance of geography and GIS to K-12 schools in the Western Arctic!

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  • GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    GIS Scholarships give students freedom to learn

    Learn more about the Esri Canada GIS Scholarship 2019 program and also check out how one of the 2018 recipients has been making use of his award

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  • Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Nihal Wijesekera: January’s GIS Ambassador

    Find out how Nihal Wijesekera, January’s GIS Ambassador helped to ignite the geography spark at a school in Williams Lake, British Columbia.

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  • GIS Day 2018: A celebration of maps

    GIS Day 2018: A celebration of maps

    Explore K-12 events that occurred in Canada and find out how GIS Ambassadors, professionals, teachers and students celebrated the day of maps.

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