Under the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, drone footage has been released of the Vancouver police clearing Oppenheimer Park in 2019 after receiving a report of a man being shot in the now-dismantled encampment. The use of the police drone caused concerns with the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, which would like to see all police drone operations listed on the website of the Vancouver Police Department.
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is pleased to announce that it has received a Special Flight Operations Certificate (“SFOC”) from Transport Canada, issued October 16th, 2020, for Beyond Visual Line of Sight (“BVLOS”) commercial drone delivery for the Beausoleil First Nation (“BFN”) COVID-19 operations, previously announced June 4th, 2020.
Drone Delivery Canada Corp. is pleased to announce that both the Beausoleil First Nation project (“BFN”) and Georgina Island First Nation project (“GIFN”) are operational.
Last week Canadian police were able to find a missing Lethbridge man with a DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise drone.
The drones from the Canadian company, Flash Forest can plant trees 10 times faster than humans. The company uses the latest drone technology in combination with aerial mapping software, pneumatics, automation, and ecological science to reforest areas at a rapid pace, especially areas that have been clear-cut or ravaged by wildfires.
With the help of a thermal drone, a missing Vancouver teen was found safe after two days near Mount St. Helens. After the 16-year-old had suddenly vanished a massive search and rescue party was organized including more than 100 people and two helicopters. He was safely found with the help of a drone with a thermal camera after almost 32 hours.
Two men who were fishing near rapids along Bate Island in Canada on Friday were ‘carried away in the water, according to witnesses. Search boats, a team of divers, and drones aided in the recovery of the body of one of the men late Friday night. The other person is still missing.
The Saskatchewan’s Minister of Highways said that the highway patrol chief was fired after improper purchases of silencers, a high-power rifle scope, and a drone.
Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) Corp. had entered into a commercial agreement with the David McAntony Gibson Foundation to use service drones to Beausoleil First Nation (BFN) community in Ontario earlier this month. Now a second delivery agreement has been signed between DDC and DSV Air & Sea to deliver medical supplies by drone to customers from DSV’s warehouses.
The collision between the RCMP drone and helicopter, we reported on recently was caused by the drone flying at the wrong altitude. The FLIR SkyRanger R60 surveillance drone was operated measuring its altitude in meters instead of feet when it collided with the RCMP Air Services AS350 B3 helicopter on February 6th.