• USC-STC Names New Interim Executive Director

    Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada today announced that Declan Sweeney has taken on the role of Interim Executive Director of the association. At the same time, USC-STC announces that it will embark on a nationwide executive search to find a permanent ED. Declan Sweeney, USC-STC’s Interim Executive Director Chair Michael Cohen also took […]

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  • Save the Date: UnmannedCanada.20

    This announcement is short but sweet: Our annual conference and trade show will take place November 3-5 at the Westin Calgary Airport. The dates should please members who like to spend Hallowe’en with family and friends. And we’ve chosen a Tuesday-Thursday format rather than our recent Wednesday-Friday schedule. We hope this will allow all attendees […]

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  • USC-STC Chair Sends Letter to the Hon. Marc Garneau

    Our new Chair, Michael Cohen, recently took the opportunity reach out to Transport Canada Minister Marc Garneau. Cohen congratulated the Minister on his recent re-election, and took the opportunity to request an in-person meeting to review the issues important to our members and the broader industry, and also to look ahead for ways to collaborate […]

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  • TC Releases Summary Report From Stakeholder Workshop

    In late May of this year, Transport Canada held two days of talks with RPAS stakeholders from across the country in Ottawa. Many USC-STC members attended the session, entitled Drone Talks: Planning for Success. The event drew roughly 125 participants and included workshops on the following topics: Beyond Visual Line of Sight (BVLOS) operations Airspace and […]

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  • New USC-STC Chair Michael Cohen Announced

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: NOVEMBER 5, 2019  MICHAEL H. COHEN ASSUMES DUTIES AS NEW CHAIR OF USC-STC OTTAWA: Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada is pleased to announce that Michael Cohen has been appointed as Chair of STC-USC, effective on the eve of #UC19Ottawa. Michael replaces outgoing chair Mark Aruja, who led the association a […]

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  • USC-STC Recognizes DJI, Sylvie Lemay, Mark Aruja

    A highlight of any USC-STC conference is our Annual Awards ceremony. This year was no exception. The USC-STC Organizational Award went to DJI, for its outstanding work behind-the-scenes to ensure that many of its RPAS aircraft satisfied new Transport Canada requirements in 2019.  It was terrific to have Romeo Durscher, DJI’s Director of Public Safety […]

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  • $12.5M Announcement at #UC19Ottawa

    By Scott Simmie There was a major announcement on the opening day of the #UC19Ottawa conference: Three Alberta-based companies in the #unmanned world are partnering with Peraton Canada on a five year, $12.5M project that will create 50 “high-value” jobs. The goal of “SkySensus” is to “advance the development and use of RPAS technology for […]

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  • LOOKNorth: #UC19Ottawa’s Platinum Sponsor

    By Scott Simmie  Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada (USC-STC) would like to express its gratitude to  LOOKNorth for taking on the extremely important role of Platinum Sponsor for UC19Ottawa.  Sponsors play an incredibly significant part at our annual Conference and Tradeshow, and we’re honoured that an organization with the capabilities and profile of […]

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  • Peraton: A #UC19Ottawa Gold Sponsor

    By Scott Simmie Any major conference is only as good as its content. And, it could be said with equal truth, as its Sponsors. Unmanned Systems Canada / Systèmes Télécommandés Canada has been tremendously fortunate in attracting top-flight companies willing to share their generosity be sponsoring UnmannedCanada.19. One of those we are very grateful to […]

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  • Federal RFI Invites Industry Input

    In another sign that the role of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems will only continue to grow, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is seeking opinions from those active in the Industry. Specifically, PSPC is looking for input on the development of a proposed procurement for surveillance and inspection services that use RPAS capabilities. This RFI […]

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