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Darrel Varga - John Walker's Passage

A Canadian Geographer’s Notes from Nunavut

For the last five years, I have annually had the opportunity to spend time in Iqaluit, Canada’s fastest growing community in Canada’s fastest growing territory or province. On arrival, I check out the selection of new books at Arctic Ventures and the screening of new movies about the North. This year, there was the chance to see John Walker’s Passage and to buy a copy of Darrel Varga’s book of the same name in the Canadian Cinema series.


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CANMAP, and SHIFTing gears at COGS

At the end of last month, John Wightman hosted the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the CANMAP Research Institute in Bridgetown. The CANMAP Research Institute was formed in the early […]


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My COGS GIS Education, Part II

In my first article, I introduced the how and why I chose to attend COGS from the fall of 2014 to spring 2016. In Part 2, I wanted to give […]


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My COGS GIS Education

What About COGS The Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS) is one of the best colleges in Canada for learning GIS.  As a COGS graduate myself I am writing this article […]