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The scandal in Boulder that won't go away

A trail dubbed “Edie’s Path,” is key to a lawsuit seeking to take possession of a $1.2 million parcel in Colorado, but the surveyor now says he never observed such a path and was pressured into drawing it on his survey.

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How official Ottawa held back a 'great unsung native hero'

Thomas Daniel Green packed his life with firsts: first president of the world's first hockey league, first aboriginal accredited as a land surveyor in Canada, possibly the first native to graduate with honours from a Canadian university. But there was one barrier that the Mohawk Indian, also a star with Ottawa's first hockey team in the 1880s, was unable to break through: the discrimination that kept aboriginals from acquiring full-time work with the Dominion government in the late 19th century.

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HxGN Live

More than 3,500 attendees from more than 70 countries attended HxGN Live, the annual Hexagon AB user conference, at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on June 3-6. About 450 keynotes and panel discussions were held, and several companies from around the world exhibited their geospatial products. Here are a few snapshots from the event.


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2015 May

In this May 2015 issue of POB, we take a look at the keynote on technology in the information age given by Andy Lowery, DAQRI CEO, at this year's SPAR International.

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