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Canadian Geospatial Briefing for November 9th: McMaster historical map conservation; Underwater acoustic gliders for whale detection; New satellites to track space debris; Microsoft Azure powers regenerative agriculture; Multi-parties’ drone research; Driverless shuttles take road tests

Newly conserved rare map provides unique snapshot of life in 19th century Ontario https://brighterworld.mcmaster.ca/articles/newly-conserved-rare-map-provides-vivid-snapshot-of-life-in-19th-century-ontario/ McMaster University Library’s Preservation Lab conservators…

Sales of Illegal RPAS Pilot Certificates and Drone Registration Cards

Transport Canada recently became aware of sales of wallet-sized “Transport Canada Drone Pilot Certificate” and “Transport Canada Certificate of Registration” via eBay through a seller located in the United States. There were listings where the Drone Pilot Certificate and Certificate of Registration were sold separately and individually.

Kongsberg Geospatial Finishes Trials of Drone Airspace Management System with Transport Canada & RCMP

Ottawa, CA: Kongsberg Geospatial Ltd., an Ottawa-based developer of geospatial visualization software, announced today the conclusion of the final trials…

Operational Use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) for Geomatics Applications

Recently, I reviewed a report by the Canadian Council of Geomatics on the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)…

UAVs in Canada – Key Exposures to Loss and Ways to Protect Yourself

This article was written by Mark Sampson for the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors. Mark’s contact details are at the…

Transport Canada updates Canadian UAV Stakeholders

GoGeomatics got an interesting email this week about the proposed regulatory framework regarding UAVs from Transport Canada.  It’s really an…

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…

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,…

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…

eBee becomes Canada’s first compliant fixed-wing drone

Mapping UAV’s new designation will help operators to boost their businesses Swiss professional drone manufacturer, senseFly, today announced that its…