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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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  • SkyX Drone Completes 100km Flight for Oil & Gas Market

    SkyX announces completion of long-range pipeline monitoring mission in Mexico. USC is pleased to see Mexican opportunities growing as a result of assisting Transport Canada and the Mexican DGAC with an enabling bilateral agreement.  

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  • Aerobotika – 3 Job Opportunities

    Aerobotika is a fast-growing, national-leading company in unmanned aerial systems (UAS) training with seven locations across Canada. We offer our employees competitive wages, flexible working hours, an awesome culture and fun team to work with!  Check out the 3 job opportunities.  

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  • Global UAV Subsidiary NOVAerial Completes Demonstration for NRC and the Department of National Defence

    Global UAV Technologies Ltd.  is pleased to announce that on November 21, 2017 NOVAerial demonstrated the flight capabilities of the Procyon 800E to the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) and various members of the Department of National Defence.  USC congratulates this corporate member.  

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  • Manitoba Precision Agriculture Workshop -12 December 2017, Southport MB

    Back by popular demand, Unmanned Systems Canada along with Southport MB will host the Precision Agriculture Workshop on December 12th, 2017.  The all day event highlights UAV services and training, precision ag hardware, soils and  regulations and equipment for aerial application. The networking is  time well spent. The early bird

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  • CARAC Plenary 22 Feb 2018

    Notice to UAV stakeholders, We are pleased to announce that the CARAC Plenary will take place on February 22, 2018. Please save the date in your calendar. More details to follow. Sincerely, Canadian Aviation Regulation Advisory Council  Transport Canada / Government of Canada carrac@tc.gc.ca / TTY:  1-888-675-6863 ************************************************************************* Avis aux intervenants

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  • DFO RFP for UAV for Marine Research

    The Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) requires the supply and delivery of one Unmanned Areal Vehicle (a.k.a. Drone) to be used for marine research and monitoring of marine mammals in the Canadian Arctic.

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  • DFO RFP for UAV for Research on Sea Ice Habitat

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Freshwater Institute (FWl) wish to acquire an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) for research on sea ice habitat characterization and marine mammals. The UAV platform will be deployed during campaigns in ice-covered waters of the last Ice Area to map sea ice topography, sea ice and

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  • Royal Canadian Navy Issues UAS RFP – due 15 Dec

    The RCN has issued an RFP for the acquisition and support of a Maritime Miniature Unmanned Aircraft System (MMUAS) for Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) to support the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN).The MMUAS will be used to provide the RCN a beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) ISR capability aboard the Kingston-class ships. Bids

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  • 2018 Student Competition – 14 Teams to Assist 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 Manitoba RCMP to provide UAS support in a crime

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