News Releases
July 13, 2017

SAN DIEGO, Esri User Conference — July 13, 2017—Esri Canada congratulates the Government of Canada and Land Title and Survey Authority (LTSA) of British Columbia for receiving Esri Special Achievement in GIS (SAG) Awards. The awards are presented to organizations across the globe for their innovative use of geographic information system (GIS) technology to improve the world.

June 29, 2017

TORONTO—June 29, 2017—Esri Canada has pledged more than $5 million in geographic information system (GIS) software to the Canadian Research Data Centre Network (CRDCN), a major research infrastructure providing access to data and enabling advanced statistical analyses of critical socio-economic and health issues facing Canadians. The donation will provide the network’s 1,600 researchers with free access to Esri’s ArcGIS technology.

June 06, 2017

KELOWNA, Esri Canada User Conference – June 6, 2017 – Esri Canada today presented Teck Highland Valley Copper (Teck HVC) with an Award of Excellence for its innovative use of geographic information system (GIS) technology to make its mining operations safer and more efficient.

May 17, 2017

CALGARY, Esri Canada User Conference – May 17, 2017 – Rocky View County is a small municipality with a population of less than 40,000 people. Despite its size, the County has taken big strides in applying enterprise geographic information system (GIS) technology to better manage parcel data and provide access to this information. For its outstanding use of GIS, Esri Canada today presented the County with an Award of Excellence.

May 10, 2017

VICTORIA, Esri Canada User Conference – May 10, 2017 – Esri Canada today presented the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) with an Award of Excellence in applying geographic information system (GIS) technology to develop ParcelMap BC, a survey-aware, electronic map of all active titled parcels and surveyed Crown land parcels in the province.

April 25, 2017

WINNIPEG, Esri Canada User Conference – April 25, 2017 – Esri Canada today recognized Manitoba Government’s Community and Regional Planning Branch with an Award of Excellence in applying geographic information system (GIS) technology to improve assessment parcel data management in the province.To complete an assessment parcel data fabric for incorporated Manitoba outside of the City of Winnipeg, the Branch partnered with local municipalities.

April 20, 2017

TORONTO – April 20, 2017 – Esri Canada today announced the completion of the Policy Workbench, a comprehensive demonstration app that can help policy makers better understand Pan-Arctic issues. The web mapping app was created for the Open Geospatial Consortium Arctic Spatial Data Pilot Project (Arctic SDP), an initiative by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) designed to demonstrate the value of enhanced spatial data sharing among organizations.

April 19, 2017

QUÉBEC CITY, Esri Canada User Conference – April 19, 2017 – In November 2016, the Ville de Gatineau Police Department (SPVG) unveiled a new web tool for raising public awareness of local crime. The SPVG’s crime portal, an interactive map showing where incidents have occurred, enables residents to monitor criminal activity throughout the municipality.

December 15, 2016

TORONTO –December 15, 2016 – Esri Canada congratulates Maricopa County for receiving the Arizona Association of Counties’ 2016 Summit Award, which recognizes county programs that deliver positive impact through creative innovation. The County was selected for improving assessment workflows using Assessment Analyst, Esri Canada’s desktop property review solution that increases the speed and accuracy of mass appraisals.

December 09, 2016

TORONTO – December 9, 2016 – Esri Canada congratulates students from McMaster University and Carleton University for placing among the winners in Esri’s first Global Content Challenge. The international competition searched for projects that made the best use of the Esri Story Map Journal app and Living Atlas of the World content to tell compelling scientific stories.