Canada Drones

Defence Review Will Look At Use Of Drones

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.20.2016 | Canada Politics

Sajjan is looking to set procurement priorities for the military.

Transport Canada Wants Drones To Watch Arctic Waters

CP | Bob Weber, The Canadian Press | Posted 03.09.2016 | Canada Politics

The drones would help look for environmental problems, keep tabs on shifting sea ice and boost Canadian sovereignty over northern waters.

Trudeau Government Shops Around For Military Drones

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.28.2016 | Canada Politics

But the tire-kicking exercise is setting the stage for a potentially bruising policy debate.

It's Time For Your Company To Invest In The Mobile Experience

Will Pate | Posted 01.20.2016 | Canada Business
Will Pate

The smartphone has become a remote control for the world. We won't even vacation without one. But mobile is not just about a device, it is a context where we have the entire power of the Internet available to us at all times. It's smartphones, tablets, wearables, drones and connected devices.

Drone Falls From Sky, Nearly Hits Skier During World Cup In Italy

CP | Eric Willemsen, The Associated Press | Posted 12.23.2015 | Canada

"It was huge luck that Marcel was not hurt."

Meet The 'Game Changer' In The Battle For The Amazon Rainforest

Now What With Ryan Duffy | Posted 10.16.2015 | Canada Business

"This place is beautiful. You have to fight to protect it."

Watch These Jackasses Tape Roman Candles To A Drone And Run Away

The Huffington Post Canada | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 05.20.2015 | Canada

Johnny Knoxville would be proud.

HELP FROM ABOVE

CBC | Matt Kwong | Posted 06.27.2015 | Canada

From the ground in Nepal, the chaos would have been immediate and terrifying. From the skies above, the scope of the tragedy came into sharper focus...

Amazon Testing Delivery Drones In Rural B.C.

CP | Michelle McQuigge, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.30.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The online shopping giant hopes drones can one day deliver small packages to customers within 30 minutes from the time they order.

Defence Chief Concerned About Russian Spy Drones In Arctic

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.12.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The country's chief of defence intelligence has taken an in-depth look at how Russia, or even China, could use drones to spy in Canada's Arct...

How Do We Help Drone Operators Facing Burnout?

Romeo Vitelli | Posted 12.20.2014 | Canada Politics
Romeo Vitelli

Despite the high rates of exhaustion and cynicism in drone operators, only a very small percentage of drone operators met the formal criteria for occupational burnout or viewed themselves as being ineffective at their jobs. The exhausting schedules that drone operators need to follow are definitely cause for concern due to the increased risk of mishaps during drone missions.

► This Might Be The Coolest Use For Drones Yet

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada Business

Over the last few years we've watched drones bomb civilians, carry out surveillance on behalf of governments and annoy the next door neighbour in your...

Why It's Hard To Stop A Peeping Drone

CBC | Posted 10.24.2014 | Canada

When hobbyists send their tiny, camera-mounted drones up to capture pictures of a beautiful sunset, the results can be stunning. But when unmanned a...

Is A Drone Peeping On Vancouver Apartments?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.19.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver police are looking a report that a drone was caught peering into a man's apartment. Conner Galway was sitting in his 36th-floor apartmen...

Canadian Military's Drone Plan Delayed

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Canadian military's almost decade-long quest to buy unmanned aerial vehicles has been partly hung up by an internal debate about whether ...

Drone Flies Too Close To Planes At YVR

CBC | Posted 09.01.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Richmond RCMP are investigating after a drone was reported flying dangerously close to aircraft at Vancouver's YVR airport on Monday. A concerned c...

Your Pizza Will Be Arriving Via The Sky

AFP/Relaxnews | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Living

A Russian fast food chain claims to have taken a slice out of the competition by becoming the first to offer pizza delivery by drone. Dodo Pizza in...

Google Buys Drone Maker Titan Aerospace

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 06.15.2014 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Google has bought Titan Aerospace, a maker of solar-powered drones, saying it could help bring Internet access to remote parts of the...

Jesse Ferreras

Maybe Drones Can Save Lives, Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Jesse Ferreras | Posted 03.23.2014 | Canada British Columbia

We know that drones can take lives, but maybe they can save them, too. Coquitlam Search and Rescue (SAR) in B.C. wants to run a pilot project to se...

WATCH: Vancouver From Above

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 02.03.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Even as the Lower Mainland braces itself for a cold spell, we can't deny that Vancouver and its surrounding areas look pretty darn great — especiall...

WATCH: Drones Deployed To Sell Luxury Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada British Columbia

Vancouver real estate investors are about to receive a drone's eye view of the market's most expensive homes. Realtors Jordan and Russ Macnab have ...

Amazon's Micro-Drones Are a Good Thing

Jon Packer | Posted 02.02.2014 | Canada Business
Jon Packer

The newly announced Amazon PrimeAir drone concept is essentially a mini-flying airplane that will deliver small purchases to your door in about half an hour. The commercialization of drones continues a micro-trend that is changing how we live and interact with the world around us for the better.

Drones: The West's Best Ethical Response to Terrorism

Diane Weber Bederman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada
Diane Weber Bederman

The war on terror is not being fought amongst "officers and gentlemen." There are no rules of engagement that demand that innocent lives not be put into jeopardy by using civilians as human shields or suicide bombers. The terrorism must be stopped. Drones are the West's best ethical defense against terrorism. They save the lives of our soldiers and reduce the killing of innocents. Amnesty International reported "unlawful killings in Pakistan through drone attacks, some of which could even amount to war crimes," on October 22, 2013. If these are "war crimes" what do we call the damage caused by suicide/homicide bombs and bombers in countries all over the world?

Drone Use Booming In Canada

CBC | Posted 09.14.2013 | Canada Business

The word “armed” blinks red on the laptop screen as a propeller whirs to life. Soon, the drone rises steadily over a dusty landscape. But this i...

Aerial Drone Locates Man Injured In Rollover Crash

CBC | Posted 07.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

Mounties in Saskatchewan are crediting a high-tech drone for the rescue of a man who had walked away from his vehicle after a rollover crash and could...