Red River College Closes the GIS Program – Steven Hills, GISP

Red River College Closes the GIS Program – Steven Hills, GISP

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On July 2, 2018
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Red River College has closed 3 programs, one of which is the GIS diploma program and has laid off several staff members. RRC said that as a result of “low industry and labout market demand and difficulty attracting students” have decided to close the GIS program and layoff staff in order to meet Manitoba Government […]
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MGUG unveils their new logo!

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On May 2, 2018
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MGUG is excited to announce the unveiling of our newly improved logo! With ‘Friendly Manitoba’ standing out as the centerpiece, as the red, beating heart of Canada.  MGUG (Manitoba GIS Users Group) is the meeting place for the GIS (Geographic Information Systems) community, where professionals and enthusiasts from far and wide engage in networking activities, […]
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Call for judges – Skills Manitoba 2018

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On March 15, 2018
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The GIS Skills Competition is looking for a couple of extra judges to help assess students’ work, maps, and analysis.  The event takes place on April 12, 2018 at the Red River College Notre Dame Campus.  Judges are required for about 2 hours (from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm).  If you are interested in helping […]
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Migration is Risky

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On March 4, 2018
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To conserve energy, migrating birds often take direct—and dangerous—routes, which can expose them to storms, predators, and disorientation from perilous navigation conditions. Migrations that cut across deserts or open water are especially risky. On rare occasions, a storm front or band of rain intersects the birds, killing thousands and forcing an entire sky full of […]
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Call for Workshop Proposals

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On January 2, 2018
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The MGUG AGM is happening February 21, 2018. We are looking for speakers who would be willing to do a demonstration of a useful GIS skill they feel others would be interested in learning.  About 40 minutes would be allotted for your demo, which should include an explanation of the data and software used, purpose of […]
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Call for Volunteers and Board Members

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On January 2, 2018
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MGUG wants you! JOIN THE BOARD! We have some openings for new board members this year starting February 2018.  No experience required, only enthusiasm and a willingness to contribute! To apply please fill in the attached form here: MGUG_Board_Nomination_2018 VOLUNTEER! Want to help out MGUG but don’t have the time for a full board position […]
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New Book – A History of Canada in Ten Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a Mysterious Land.

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On November 26, 2017
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Charting a course for the past Author uses maps to explore our country’s ‘violent, epic, adventurous’ history   Earlier this year, Shoalts completed another epic journey, a 4,000-kilometre solo trek across Canada’s Arctic, traveling mainly by canoe. Before he did that, however, he penned A History of Canada in Ten Maps: Epic Stories of Charting a […]
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MGUG AND GEOWEEK!

  • Posted by MG UG
  • On November 16, 2017
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How have you celebrated GeoWeek? For many of us as professionals we use GIS on a daily basis. However for most of the population they’ve never heard of it. So this week is your chance to educate your fellow citizens. Right across Manitoba, GIS professionals are putting on workshops, open houses, presentations and sharing the […]
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