This paper is the result of a recent enquiry into cartographic education in Canada. Major themes were: the necessity of cartography courses, types of existing courses and the institutions which gave them. Proposals are made for changes in the style of education. The author provides a detailed review of course information. Conclusions stress that existing resources must be used to better advantage, particularly in relation to cooperation between institutions, that education must be more keenly oriented to employer needs, that computer assistance be given special attention, and that there is a regional imbalance in cartography courses, with more being needed in western Canada. -after Author

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Journal International Yearbook of Cartography
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Taylor, D.R. (1983). Education, training and employment in cartography in Canada. Report of the education committee of the National Commission for Cartography. International Yearbook of Cartography, 23, 173–192.