Eric Lawton is a Data Analyst at the CSCA, entering the role in June 2021. He previously worked as a Research Analyst at the CSCA since May 2019 while obtaining a Bachelor's Degree in Geographic Analysis from Toronto Metropolitan University. Through his time at the CSCA, he is working with the Major Retail Chains and Major Food Services databases in research, data collection and quality assurance. He brings experience in spatial database management, retail theory, web scraping, and experience with specialized workflow softwares. He is also knowledgeable in various GIS softwares and other methods of spatial mapping.