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True North: Quarterly Geospatial Newsletter - Winter 2020

Can You ‘Throw Down’ In Today’s Workplace?

You have years of experience. You have dependable employees, reliable equipment, software, processes and a core group of clients who have come to trust your work.

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Sale of Can-Net to Trimble

In case you missed the recent notifications and press release we are repeating them here for your information. A personal communication from Cansel president, Martin Trudelle, is followed by Trimble’s official press release.

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Newest Cansel Scholarship Recipients

We are very pleased to introduce the most recent Cansel Scholarship winners. This rounds out our class of 2019! Each of these students achieved exemplary GPA in Geomatics Science and Engineering programs.

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Canadian HT2 Geoid Model in different Epochs: 1997, 2002, and 2010

Even though the Canadian Geodetic Vertical Datum of 2013 (CGVD2013) has been the official vertical datum of Canada since 2013, there are still many users in survey, engineering, construction and mining sectors using the HT2 hybrid geoid model to convert the heights (ellipsoidal heights) to elevation (orthometric heights) during a GNSS survey

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Ontario Provincial Police Purchase Trimble Robotic Total Stations from Cansel

The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is comprised of approximately 62,000 uniformed officers and 1,800 civilian members. These individuals are responsible for policing an area of more than 1,000,000 square kilometers and 125,000 kilometers of roads in Ontario.

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FIVE Observations

This new section of True North is comprised of five Cansel fun-facts. They don’t quite have enough meat on the bone to warrant an article but are none-the-less worthy of attention.

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Canopy Clearance: A Customized Solution

Each spring the Moncton Parks Operations was required to provide a minimum tree canopy clearance of thirteen feet over municipal roadways and eight feet over the sidewalks.

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Hometown Spotlight

Lisa Button

Steve Graham