• 2020 Student UAS Competition – 15 Teams Sign Up

    Southport MB will open its doors to 15 university teams who signed up for the 12th annual USC-STC Student UAS competition  May 1 – 3   2020.    Canada’s top talent  took on the challenge to design and operate a UAS to deliver medical supplies from a “clinic” to “remote communities”.  A first this year,  teams […]

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  • 2019 – 2020 UAS Student Competition Announced! Get ready to compete in Southport next May

    USC-STC sets the scenario for 12th Canada’s National Annual Student Competition Sept. 5, 2019 – NEWS RELEASE Ottawa, ON Each year, post-secondary teams from across Canada tackle real-life scenarios as participants in USC-STC’s National UAS Student Competition.  This year’s challenge enables students to showcase their team’s technical and flying skills by finding solutions for one […]

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  • UAS Competition Video- A Student’s View

    The USC Student Competition is a event that allows today’s brilliant young minds to plan and execute UAS solutions to real world problems. In order to capture the emotions of the competitors in action, a USC Competition veteran, Zachary Guy filmed the students throughout the weekend of May 3rd – 5th, 2019. This video showcases […]

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  • Student UAS Competition – Action on the Flight Line

    It’s day 2 of the 11th Unmanned Systems Student UAS Competition on location at CED in Alma QC. The sun is out, the wind is up, and the wind chill is above 0C! The checks and double checks are taking place on the flight line as 14 teams begin the mission of finding, then surveying […]

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  • Student UAS Competition Attracts 16 Teams from Across Canada

    There is a power struggle shaping  up in the Lac Saint-Jean region of Quebec.  It is between the UAS teams representing 16 colleges and universities from across Canada who will be put to the test identifying the damage to and proposing solutions for a solar field. CED Alma will host the 11th annual event 3 […]

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  • Drone Education Program Launches in Manitoba School Division – Enabling Students’ Learning Using UAV Technology

    Several northern and remote communities are getting a technological transformation using unmanned air vehicles (UAVs) as a learning tool in the classroom. The UAV Pilot Program, designed by Frontier School Division Science Coach Arif Kassum, is a teaching and implementation guide filled with curricular connections for teachers throughout the division.

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  • LOOKNorth BVLOS Call For Proposals Issued

    As announced at Unmanned Canada 18, LOOKNorth BVLOS call for proposals has been released.  The CFP and proposal template are attached.  For the latest updates please go to https://www.looknorth.org/. For further information contact  Neil Cater – Project Manager. T 709-864-7808 | C 709-687-2050 [email protected]  

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  • 11th Unmanned Systems Canada Student UAS Competition 2018-2019

    Coming in 2019! University and college teams from across Canada will test their team work and problem solving skills to assist a power utility company in Alma Quebec whose solar farm has been damaged by severe thunder storms.    This made in Canada SIMULATED BVLOS scenario will have teams identify the damage,  note significant changes […]

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  • ONTARIO POWER GENERATION ANNOUNCES 2018 Ignite Competition for $25K Seed Funding Award

    For the second straight year OPG has partnered with the Spark Centre – an innovation center – to host a pitch competition. The competition features the unique opportunity to collaborate with OPG and potentially win $25,000 of seed funding! IRI 2018 Ignite Challenge: Optimize the Health and Performance of Canada’s Power Generation Systems Inspection & […]

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  • Congratulations to Drone Delivery Canada on Receiving TC Approval for BVLOS Trials

    USC congratulates Drone Delivery Canada on their announcement of gaining Transport Canada approval to commence BVLOS trials. These trials, conducted in close co-ordination with Transport Canada’s RPAS Task Force and three other selected consortia, will help pave the way for the commencement of commercial BVLOS operations in Canada. USC in partnership with LOOKNorth is pleased […]

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