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A Community Geographic Information Utility Strategy

From the responses to my previous CIU blog, I offer some clarification and a strategic direction.

The concept of a ‘community information utility’ (CIU) is very generic and subject to various interpretations. 227 more words

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When it comes to savings… BE S.M.A.R.T !

When your saving it’s good to have a goal to try and aim too when setting these goals it is always good think “S.M.A.R.T”ly. S.M.A.R.T is business acronym used to set objectives and targets but its also grate when setting yourselves goals, here what it means… 352 more words


Why here? Why now? Why Ways2Save?

Hi there – Before we start I just wanted to give everyone a bit of who I am and why im doing this. Im 24, I own my own home in Northampton and I’m happily in a entry level admin role. 82 more words


Community Information Utility: it's time has come.

Around 2011, I was working at AGRG on Community Mapping. We had discovered the work of Paul Beach in Sault Ste Marie. He had developed the Community Information Utility (CIU) concept and implemented it in his region. 561 more words

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Maps from an animal's perspective

We often talk about geography and the land from a human perspective. What about from an animal’s perspective?

How do they understand the land? They do not use our compasses and maps but must understand landmarks, boundaries and “sense”. 201 more words

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Up Here: the Voice of Canada's Far North

As I fly from Ottawa to Iqaluit, I notice my free copy of “Up Here” magazine in the seat pocket in front of me. 501 more words

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It's Easter

It’s Easter. A Holiday most people rest from work. Doing things they might have time to or travels away or catch up with friends or family. 238 more words