Association of Nova Scotia Land Surveyors


WHAT'S NEW

 


OUR 2023 - 2024 PRESIDENT & VICE-PRESIDENT

 

Below is a bio of both members

Geoffrey Dick         Timothy Wamboldt

 

CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEWEST MEMBERS!


JAMES PATRICK WOOLLEY, NSLS #699

Patrick Woolley is a recent transplant from Caledonia, an old Scottish settlement in Ontario beside the Six Nations reserve.  A graduate of the University of Trinty College with a B.Sc. in Surveying, he received his OLS commission in 1988.  His surveying career started in a Lead/Zinc Mine in Nanisivik, Nunavut.  He worked with the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, J.D. Barnes and Marshal Macklin Monaghan before running a small town practice for 20 years in the Hamilton Area.  In the last decade, managed the Cadastral office of a Burlington Engineering firm and recently headed legal surveying for Stantec’s southwest Ontario Operations.  Pat has done other things as well.  These include being on the boards of the local Rotary Club, Victoria Park Community Homes, Hald Nor Credit Union, chambre of Commerce and the Consulting Surveyors of Ontario.  He was a long time member of the Land Division Committee and was a founding member of The Lower Grand River Land Trust and was instrumental in surveying and registering on of Ontario’s early Conservation easements.  Pat is currently employed with Nova Scotia Public Works and is always active in the local church the family has long been active in community activities including air cadets, drama groups and politics.  A long time Tiger-Cat fan he promises to change allegiance the moment Nova Scotia gets a CFL franchise.  

 

NATALIE DONNA BURNS, NSLS #700

Natalie grew up in Tremont in Kings County, and currently resides in Halifax. She graduated from COGS in 2016, and then moved to Fredericton to complete her Bachelor of Science in Geomatics Engineering in 2020 while also being a teaching assistant in 2019. Natalie spent her summers working for Underhill Geomatics in both Whitehorse, Yukon, and Fort St. John, BC.  Since graduating from UNB, Natalie joined the Association in 2020 and articled with Matthew Williams, NSLS #678 at DesignPoint Engineering in Bedford.  Natalie received her commission on February 20th, 2024.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Our next AGM will be at White Point, October 2 - 5, 2024
We will update you when we have more information.

 

ZONE MEETINGS

No Zone Mtgs are scheduled at this time.

 

Alderney Surveys Ltd.
Career Opportunity

 

The 2023-2024 Graduate Profile booklet for COGS is now available.
This booklet is designed to help seek out and find a suitable candidate for a position within your company.
COGS graduates have many experiences and skills, and are eager to help you fill the needs of your organization.
Please refer to the relevant sections on the Survey Technician and Geomatics Engineering Technology programs.



NSCC COGS Industry Expo Pictures - January 22, 2023

Our Public Awareness Committee Members at the NSCC COGS Industry Expo
Wesley McNeil, NSLS #660 & Kyle Harrington, NSLS #645
Also, Past President - Raymond Pottier, NSLS #560

 

Many Vendors attended

 

 GANS often have events for anyone interested in attending. 
To see their events, click here

 

GROW YOUR BUSINESS ONLINE

As part of the Canada Digital Adoption Program, the New Brunswick Association of CBDCs has partnered with Digital Main Street and their program to deliver the Grow Your Business Online grant to small businesses across the country.   Eligible businesses will receive a micro-grant of up to $2,400 to help with the costs related to adopting e-commerce and supported by a network of e-commerce advisors.  To find out more, click here.