Friday, October 25, 2019

Lunch and Learn: Applications for Satellite Imagery in Ontario

Anyone interested in how satellite imagery can be utilized for your business is welcome to attend. We’ll have folks from our partner Planet on hand to demonstrate some of their tools, use cases and tips & tricks. We’ll discuss monitoring, tasking and accessing archived imagery. Some of the industries/organizations that are using imagery for these types of applications include Railroads, Municipal Governments, Mining, Forestry, Utilities, Land Agents, Engineers and Environmentalists.

We can accommodate up to 35 people for this seminar style event, so don’t delay if this is of interest. Sign up now. Oh and of course – it’s a free lunch!

November 27, 2019, 12 noon - 1pm

J.D. Barnes Head Office
140 Renfrew Dr., Suite 100
Markham, ON 

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Monday, September 30, 2019

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

New Data Coming Soon to MapWarehouse

Areas flown in Spring 2019 are currently being prepared for MapWarehouse. Check back often as new imagery will be posted to the site periodically as it becomes ready.
Aerial imagery will be clipped into 500m x 500m tiles in georeferenced JPG and MrSID formats for immediate download. The data tiles will be application ready for CAD and GIS users. Data coverage overviews for past years can be found here. For more information, please visit

Thursday, August 29, 2019

Intelligent Cities Summit

Mark Your Calendars


4th Annual
Intelligent Cities Summit

When: October 7-8, 2019
Where: International Centre, Mississauga

We'll be exhibiting at this global summit of municipal leaders and tech experts. Join top municipal professionals and leaders from all levels of government to learn about the newest technology to enhance planning, building, and service delivery in our cities. As thought leaders in the geospatial realm, First Base Solutions will be there to answer your tech questions, show off our product updates, and discuss how spatial data can transform your intelligent city.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

J.D. Barnes Limited Acquires The Assets of Verhaegen Stubberfield Hartley Brewer Bezaire Inc. Ontario Land Surveyors

Our parent company, J.D. Barnes Limited has acquired the assets of Verhaegen Stubberfield Hartley Brewer Bezaire Inc. which will operate out of Windsor and Leamington offices as Verhaegen Land Surveyors, a Division of J.D. Barnes Limited, effective June 11, 2019.

Friday, May 03, 2019

Updates To Parcel Fabric

The Ontario parcel fabric has been updated. This is the first major release provided by Teranet since August 2018. The PIN and ARN data sets include parcel geometry with either PIN or ARN as the attribute respectively.  VuMAP and MapWarehouse customers will see the updated data set posted in the next few days. Custom orders can be made immediately by providing an area of interest to customer service at

Update: June 3, 2019
Updated Teranet parcel mapping is now available on MapWarehouse.