Friday, August 28, 2015
That chill in the air - it's not the seasons turning. Toronto has a spooky side. Take a look at the sites below with notorious reputations for hauntings. How well do you know the city? Can you guess the locations? Check your answers below.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
The annual migration of celebrities and paparazzi is about to descend on downtown Toronto once again for TIFF 2015. At First Base, we make pictures of a different kind, orthophoto, which give us an overhead perspective to produce highly accurate maps, but also let us gaze upon the intricate details of the city from an angle seldom seen by stars of the film variety.
Monday, August 24, 2015
University in September; an exciting and busy time indeed! Ontario has many options. Take a look below at all the university campuses in Ontario to see where you're sending your kids, and how each school compares.
Did you go to a bustling, urban campus with a city-sized student population, or a spacious, northern campus with a more intimate education experience? How did the school's geography affect your studies, social life, and overall experience? Leave comments below.
Monday, August 17, 2015
Agricultural festivals offer something for everyone
It's harvest time again in Ontario! With back to school just around the corner, fall fairs like the CNE in Toronto see mass crowds of fun seekers skipping out on a hum drum day at the office to whack a few moles, spin a few teacups, take in a show, and gorge on something deep fried and covered in sprinkles. All over Ontario at this time, local fall fairs celebrate the season's bounty with unique festivals, competitions and traditions. Here's a just a few spots where you'll find some fun this fall:
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
VuMAP opens the gateway to efficient project planning
Pop quiz: A customer contacts you for a quote to install fencing.
What do you do next?
Friday, July 17, 2015
First Base Solutions' parent company, J.D. Barnes, has been providing surveying, mapping, and related land information services to support the development of TransCanada's Energy East Pipeline Project. The much needed infrastructure project, stretching 4600km across the country will safely deliver 1.1 million barrels of oil per day from Alberta to refineries and port terminals in New Brunswick when complete.
Thursday, July 9, 2015
Follow our crew as they bravely travel great distances and battle the perils of the wilderness, blazing sun, and mosquitoes as big as your head to maintain trails...the old way.