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UAV Technology in the Canadian Forestry Sector

The Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) industry is soaring! Civilian drones are being applied in various global industries ranging from agriculture…

GIS Certification: ASPRS Certification

  One type of certification available for GIS and Geomatics professionals is the ASPRS Certification program available from the American…

GIS Certification: The GISP

Professional certification is nothing new.  It is a requirement in many fields to help regulate professional practices in specific industries…

Transport Canada encourages new drone users to learn rules before flying

With popular holiday gift comes great responsibility OTTAWA, Dec. 11, 2015 /CNW/ – Drones, also known as unmanned air vehicles,…

FAA Task Force recommends registration for drones over 9 ounces

A Federal Aviation Administration task force has recommended requiring owners of all drones larger than 9 oz. (250 grams) to…

Presagis Showcases New Modeling and Simulation Software Suite at I/ITSEC 2015

Unmanned Aerial Systems Border Surveillance demo reveals the realism, power and versatility of Presagis’ M&S Suite 15 MONTREAL, CANADA–(Marketwired –…

A Canadian Perspective: Idiots who use Drones

In the past few months there have been quite a few articles that have shown UAV’s or drones in a…

MDA to provide RADARSAT-2 ground station solution to support land and maritime applications

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (“MDA” or the “Company”) (TSX: MDA), a global communications and information company,…

MDA to operate Canada’s ground station infrastructure and expand its international business

Richmond, BC – MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, today announced that it has signed…

Vancouver Island University GIS Students Take on Real-World Issues with Esri’s Software Suite

Students don’t need to be located in Nanaimo, British Columbia to get a post-graduate diploma in GIS applications from Vancouver…

McGill Geography Researchers Map Global Impact of Dams

When dams are built they have an impact not only on the flow of water in the river, but also…

Transport Canada Announces Simpler Rules for Small Unmanned Air Vehicles

Transport Canada announced, at the Unmanned Systems Canada conference in Montréal, two exemptions that simplify small unmanned air vehicle (UAV)…