City wide

City wide

Charting Canada’s major city conurbations IT WAS ALMOST A CENTURY AGO that Patrick Geddes, a forward-thinking Scottish biologist, geographer and town planner, coined the term “conurbation.” Whether or not you’ve heard the word, you’ve undoubtedly seen, and quite...
Drawn from victory

Drawn from victory

A new documentary, Drawn to Victory, tells how innovative mapping techniques used during the First World War helped turn the tide. This story, part of a collaboration with the film’s producers, explores how those advances triggered an explosion in detailed maps of...