history of professional surveyors canada
From our roots with chains and compasses exploring Canada’s uncharted wilderness to today, surveyors have used their strong professional code of ethics, attention to detail, and ingenuity in leading development in every sector of our economy and every region of the country.
The history of Canadian surveyors begins with Samuel de Champlain in 1626 but surveyors have been at work for millennia as witnessed by depictions in ancient Egyptian murals. We have listed below a collection of links to interesting sites related to the history of surveying.
Professional Surveyors Canada itself has a history dating back to the 1968 and the inception of its predecessor organization the Canadian Council of Land Surveyors.