• 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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  • USC Training List Update

    UAS Training List Update: Thank you to Eric Edwards and Welcome Kate Kienapple Here is latest list of UAS training service providers who have declared conformance to the Transport Canada knowledge requirements. On behalf of our entire industry, this is an opportunity to thank Eric Edwards who has led the development of the original TP, […]

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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 review task. We look forward […]

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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 a National Master Supply Arrangement […]

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