June 26/17
• Department launches test trials of technology for surveillance in Northern Canada:
...has granted the UAS Centre of Excellence approval to begin operations at their test range in Alma, QC. This test range facilitates research and development and provides the industry with dedicated, restricted airspace where they can test drones beyond visual line-of-sight.

March 16/17
• Interim Order Respecting the Use of Model Aircraft.
• New safety rules for recreational drone use take immediate effect:
Transport Canada announced an immediate measure which will affect the operations of model aircraft and recreational drones of more than 250 g and up to 35 kg.

December 21/16
• New reporting tool and initiatives improve drone safety:
Canadians expect to feel safe on the ground and in the sky, which is why Transport Canada is moving forward with a number of safety initiatives for drones.
• Transport Canada's drone safety initiatives:
Over the past year, Transport Canada has made progress on drones, also known as unmanned air vehicles (UAVs). The department is focused on a number of key areas.

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