GeoBase Free access to validated base map data layers from Federal/Provincial/Territorial sources – Managed by the Canadian Council On Geomatics (CCOG)
 
CIG Canadian Institute of Geomatics – National Geomatics body involving: geodesy, mapping; land surveying; cartography; photogrammetry;
hydrography; and remote sensing – has a new member certification program.

OGC Open Geospatial Consortium – International non-profit organization for the establishment of global standards in geomatics.