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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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  • Unmanned Systems Canada Awards Presentation

    The highlight  o the closing day of Unmanned Canada 2017 was the annual awards presentation.  The occasion honored outstanding contributions made by individuals, organizations and students who display vision, hard work and dedication to the unmanned systems sector. Many deserving members were nominated.  The votes have been cast and the judge’s

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  • UnmannedCanada Day 2 – Economic Development

    In his key note address on day 2 of UnmannedCanada 2017, The Honorable Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Development and Growth for Ontario, confirmed support for the development, testing and sales of unmanned vehicle technology as a key factor to help grow the new economy.  He emphasized the  commitment to

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  • UnmannedCanada 2017 Day 1 – And They’re Off!

    Day 1 at UnmannedCanada 2017 was off to an enthusiastic start with the 300 attendees eager to hear the latest from the Transport Canada UAS Task Force. The ensuing discussion spilled over to coffee break and set the stage for the  for the UTM panel that followed. For the first

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  • DJI Seeks Transport Canada’s Help For Safety Quiz For New Drone Pilots

    UnmannedCanada 2017: November 7, 2017 – DJI, the world’s leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, on Thursday asked Transport Canada to help improve Canadian drone safety by working with DJI to develop a mandatory Knowledge Quiz for people before they fly a DJI drone for the first time.

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  • Arctic UAV signs Distribution Agreement with Dutch Based High Eye

    November 1, 2017, Unmanned Canada Conference, Toronto. Arctic UAV Inc., an Iqaluit based aerial imaging provider using unmanned systems has recently signed a distribution agreement with High Eye from the Netherlands (www.higheye.nl) to sell their unmanned helicopter system to Canadian, Greenlandic & Alaskan markets.

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  • RFI for DND UAS Provision of Services

    Industry responses due by 15 December. Leverage B2B opportunities at UnmannedCanada 2017 to respond to this opportunity.  

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  • Drone Delivery Canada teams up With Moose Cree First Nation to Deliver Food and Supplies

    Moose Cree First Nation has teamed up with Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada to see if the self-flying aircraft can reduce the time and expense of bringing food, medicine and other supplies to the remote community. Read the full article from the Toronto Star https://www.thestar.com/news/canada/2017/10/18/first-nation-in-ontario-using-drones-to-help-lower-costs-create-jobs.html

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  • USC Response to Proposed UAS Regulations

    USC has submitted its recommendations on the proposed Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations for Unmanned Aircraft Systems. This is another milestone in a process which is now a decade-long, with much work yet ahead. We are collectively indebted to the USC regulatory committee who have taken on this substantial

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  • PWGSC – Procurement for Unmanned Aerial Surveillance and Inspection Services

    Unmanned Systems Canada is pleased to advise that Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is seeking to engage Industry in consultation on the development of a proposed procurement for unmanned aerial surveillance and inspection services. It is the intent of Canada to have a National Master Standing Offer and or

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