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  • BVLOS Workshop Announcement: February 2018

    Dear Colleagues, As we continue in our efforts to advance BVLOS UAS opportunities in Canada, we would like to inform you of a half day workshop being planned for 15 February 2018 in Montreal. The purpose of the workshop is to provide further updates on technical aspects of the Canadian

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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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  • UC 2018 with Vancouver Skyline

    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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  • Arctic UAV Expands Operations to Greenland

    Arctic UAV Inc., an Iqaluit based aerial imaging provider using unmanned systems has recently signed an MOU agreement with Svend Hardenberg of Nuuk to expand their operations into the Greenland market. Kirt Ejesiak- CEO of Arctic UAV Inc. says “We are honoured to partner with Hardenberg, a certified UAV pilot,

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  • Unmanned Canada 2017 Photos

    A great time at this year’s Unmanned Systems Canada key industry conference, UC 2017, held in Toronto, ON. Three days of amazing speakers, outstanding staff and volunteers, incredible amenities and above all, genuine networking and connections. We’ve already started our planning for 2018 and hope you will join us at

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  • Drone Delivery in Switzerland

    Matternet, a drone-delivery company based in Silicon Valley’s Menlo Park California, has recently joined forces with Daimler, as well as the government of Switzerland, to bring rolling distribution hubs for aerial package delivery. While the initial focus of the initiative was on the speedy delivery of time-sensitive lifesaving medical supplies,

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  • Chairman’s Update – Christmas 2017

    Unmanned Canada 2017 Follow-up. This year has been another busy and productive year, with several notable milestones achieved. Our 15th national conference in Toronto was once again a resounding success with excellent content from over 65 speakers. The introduction of an Unmanned Traffic Management panel followed from USC’s participation in

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  • Agriculture Canada RFP for UAV – Due 25 Jan 2018

    Agriculture and AgriFood Canada (AAFC) has a requirement for the supply and delivery of a hyperspectral imager camera and hexacopter unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used for vegetation quantification and assessment for agricultural biodiversity studies, and agriculture-impacted watershed studies of surface water quality, both outputs to be used to feed directly

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  • Transport Canada – Grandfathering Date in CG1

    At the most recent meeting of the USC Regulatory Commitee and Transport Canada, TC noted concerns regarding the 15th of December grandfathering date referenced in CG1. Accordingly, they have provided the following guidance. Transport Canada is currently reviewing stakeholder comments on the regulatory proposal for small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, 25

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