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    UAS Member Company Collaborates with Montreal Team to Present at Dubai Drone Event

    USC’s member ARA Robotique, in partnership with the Montreal based company Humanitas Solutions,  is competing at the UAE Drones For Good Award at Dubai Internet City this week. The  Award received more than 1,000 projects from 165 countries around the world, displaying high levels of innovation and technological development.The projects

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    Drone Fair 2016 Burnaby BC

    The first of its kind Drone Fair featuring exhibitors, information sessions, a student competition and more, will be held at BCIT in Burnaby BC.  Mark February 20th on your calendar and plan to join professionals, scientists, pilots and drone enthusiasts to educate and elevate drone technology. Drone Fair 2016

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    Kongsberg Gallium Announces Company Name Change

    Kongsberg Gallium, an Ottawa-based developer of real-time, mission critical, geospatial visualisation software, announced today that they will be changing their name to Kongsberg Geospatial Ltd., effective immediately. The move is part of a comprehensive rebranding strategy to more effectively align the Company’s name with its future strategy and functional role

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    Free SFOC template

    A Special Flight Operations Certificate (SFOC), a certificate issued by Transport Canada, is necessary in order to fly a remotely piloted aircraft for commercial purposes. Aerobotika, a member of the Unmanned Systems Canada, has created a free SFOC template to help companies kick-start their projects and is now available through our

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    CBC Calgary – Calgary man criminally charged for flying drone near airport

    Police arrest 25-year-old after spotting him flying a remote-controlled quadcopter just south of major runway A man caught flying a quadcopter-style drone similar to the one depicted in this photo was criminally charged at Calgary International Airport. Police have criminally charged a Calgary man for flying an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) —

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    The Canadian Government releases Request for Information for the DND Joint Unmanned Surveillance and Target Acquisition System (JUSTAS).

    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) is requesting Industry feedback regarding long range, long endurance Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) for the Government of Canada (GC), the Department of National Defence (DND) and the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF). The objectives of this RFI are to: a. share with Industry, the GC

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    Drone Wars – Episode IV

    In a time of new discoveries, the skies are filled with drones. One department will step up and try to restore understanding across the galaxy. Spreading a message of peace, order and good governance among drone users and regulators, Transport Canada will enlist the help of civilians, law enforcement and

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    Transport Canada UAV Regulations

    More and more people are using unmanned air vehicles (UAVs), sometimes commonly called drones, for work and research. Transport Canada is working hard to regulate their use to keep the public and our airspace safe. Before you fly your UAV, make sure you understand the rules that apply and follow

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    Autonomous Vehicles in Canada – A White Paper for the Federal Government

    Preparing for Autonomous Vehicles in Canada.  Recommendations for enabling the introduction of autonomous vehicles in Canada have been put forward to the federal government by the Canadian Automated Vehicles Centre of Excellence (CAVCOE). Notably, the Ontario government has demonstrated clear leadership in its ambitions to embrace the potential of automated

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    RFNCS UAS Survey for Moose Aerial Inventory

    The Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry is sending out a request to the UAS vendor community for a BVLOS Moose Aerial Inventory experiment in Northeastern Ontario. The submission deadline is January 11th, 2016. Please see link below for complete details.

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