• USC Chairman’s Update – Christmas 2017

    Unmanned Systems Canada Chairman Update for Christmas 2017 This year has been another busy and productive year, with several notable milestones achieved. Here’s some highlights: Unmanned Canada 2017  Conference News USC held our 15th Annual National “Unmanned Canada Conference and Trade Show” in Toronto, ON this November – it was a resounding success! For three […]

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  • Drone Fair to take off in the Greater Toronto Area

     October 6, 2016 Drone Fair to take off in the Greater Toronto Area The ACE Climatic Wind Tunnel at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology hosting national event November 26 and 27 OSHAWA, Ont.— Drone races, hands-on workshops and conversations with drone experts and vendors— all are coming to the University of Ontario Institute […]

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  • 2016 Call for Nominations for Election to the USC Board of Directors

    All Members of Unmanned Systems Canada In accordance with the By-Laws, Unmanned Systems Canada is presently seeking nominations to fill three (3) vacant positions on its Board of Directors. Board Members are elected for three years, and are expected to actively participate in the affairs of the association. Any Member in good standing may nominate […]

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  • Conference Chairman’s Welcome

    UnmannedCanada 2016 5 August 2016 Dear Friends and Colleagues, I am delighted and most honoured to be Conference Chairman for the upcoming UnmannedCanada 2016 conference to be held in Edmonton, Alberta, 1-3 November. This year’s conference theme, “At the Gateway” is particularly apt, as our host city Edmonton stands at the gateway to the north, […]

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  • New Regulations for UAVs operation 

    Today, the Mexican Aeronautic Agency (equivalent to the United States Federal Air Administration and to Transport Canada) issued the “Mandatory Administrative Regulations to operate Unmanned Air Vehicle Systems (UAVs)” (the “Regulations”), thereby substituting Regulations CO AV-23/10 R2. The Regulations provide for new requirements to operate UAVs, also known as Drones, and apply to all operators […]

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  • M.Sc. Thesis Opportunity 2016 – 2018

    Performance of a UAV-borne Directional Gamma Spectrometer                               An opportunity exists for a geophysics or physics student to perform their M.Sc. thesis work at the Geological Survey of Canada on studies of the performance of a directional gamma spectrometer on board an […]

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  • There is still time to join us at AUVSI’s Xponential 2016!

    We are gearing up to exhibit in New Orleans, USA May 2 – 5th at Xponential, one of the largest unmanned vehicles events and international marketplaces attracting over 8,000 attendees from over 55 countries. Are you looking to sell your technology or service to the US and other international markets?  We offer a turnkey exhibit […]

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  • Draganfly Innovations, First to Obtain Transport Canada’s Compliant Status for Multiple UAV Systems

    Canadian UAV operators of compliant Draganflyer systems can now apply for compliant operator status to benefit their business. Saskatoon, SK & Venice, CA – March 31, 2016 – Draganfly Innovations Inc. announced today that Transport Canada now considers Draganfly’s Declaration of Compliance for all four current production Draganflyer UAVs to be complete. This allows Draganfly […]

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  • Successful BVLOS Field Trial of Rescue Drone Technology

      Kongsberg Geospatial, an Ottawa-based developer of real-time, mission critical, geospatial visualization software, and the County of Renfrew Paramedic Service announced today the successful conclusion of field trials of a new software application developed to improve the safety of operating a search-and-rescue drone beyond visual line-of-sight (BVLOS). The Country of Renfrew Paramedic Service is one […]

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  • Call for Presentations

    Unmanned Canada 2016 – CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS – Note – EXTENDED DEADLINE: June 10, 2016   5pm EDT Unmanned Systems Canada will be holding its internationally renowned Annual Conference 1-3 November 2016 in Edmonton, AB to present Canadian and international experience and innovation in the field of Unmanned Vehicle Systems (UVS) technologies. The success of the […]

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