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  • 1 March Webinar: How to Approach Meetings with Defence Contractors by Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario

    Is your company interested in working with the defence industry? Have you secured a first meeting with a defence contractor but are unsure what to expect? Your regional economic development organization is here to assist you! The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev) and the  Federal Economic Development Initiative for

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  • 2018 Canadian UAS Industry Survey

    Transport Canada has contracted Unmanned Systems Canada to undertake a UAS industry survey with a particular emphasis on the impact of BVLOS capabilities. The purpose is to update a 2013 survey and to provide insight into planned sector growth in both the domestic and export markets. The results will be

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  • European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Publishes Proposed UAS Regulations

    The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) has published its proposed UAS regulations for the ‘open’ and ‘specific’ categories. This document is recommended reading as it is likely to be considered by TC as input to their finalization of CG2, and the way-ahead for large UAS and BVLOS. USC is recommending

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  • TC Calls for BVLOS Proof of Concept Proposals

    TC is pleased to follow-up on its November 2017 commitment to publish documentation on its approach to BVLOS, and is inviting industry to create Concepts of Operation (ConOps) and apply to qualify to be one of up to four BVLOS proof-of-concept trials in 2018 . These trials will allow industry to conduct

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  • Canadian Forces’ UAS ISTAR Services RFP

    The Canadian Forces’ UAS ISTAR Services RFP has now been released in Draft. The CAF UAS Services will include providing near real-time, beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) Intelligence, Surveillance, Target Acquisition, and Reconnaissance (ISTAR) information to the CAF tactical units at sea and on land. The CAF UAS Services are required in Naval

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  • Updated: BVLOS Workshop – 15 Feb, Montreal

    This is the updated version of the announcement posted 20 January. TC and USC will be announcing next steps for BVLOS at a Workshop  to be held in Montreal and via teleconference on 15 February commencing at 1300EST. The venue is the TC conference room at Dorval. Details for registration

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  • Get Your MP’s Support for Regulatory Changes – Here’s How

    Get your MP’s support for what you do and why regulatory changes are critical for your business.  Engage, Educate and Excite! The attached is a guide to assist you.

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  • UAS Competition: Students and Police

    Student Unmanned Aircraft Systems Competition-  Students Summoned by Police It is not unusual for students to have a run-in with the law, but these students are taking their best technology to be on side with the police. This year 14 university teams from across Canada have been summoned by the

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  • Drone Delivery Canada to Expand Testing Program to The United States of America

    TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2018 /CNW/ – Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT  OTC:TAKOF) is pleased to announce that it’s expanding its commercial testing program to the United States of America at the New York Griffiss International Airport UAS Test Site, located in Rome, New York in Q1, 2018. The Company anticipates that the US Pilot Program

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  • Save the Date for UC 2018

    It’s 2018 and that means that planning is starting for this year’s USC Unmanned Canada 2018 Conference. This year’s conference will be hosted in Vancouver, from 30 Oct to 1 Nov 2018. UC2018 will be held at the Westin Bayshore, one of Vancouver’s prestige conference locations. Save the date! USC’s

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