Category Archives: Newsletter

Student UAS Competition Attracts 16 Teams from Across Canada

There is a power struggle shaping  up in the Lac Saint-Jean region of Quebec.  It is between the UAS teams representing 16 colleges and universities from across Canada who will be put to the test identifying the damage to and proposing solutions for a solar field. CED Alma will host the 11th annual event 3 […]

USC’s Autonomous Ground Student Competition gains Financial Support from Transport Canada

The Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change Canada, on behalf of the Honourable Mark Garneau, Minister of Transport Canada, announced the Advanced Connectivity and Automation in the Transportation System (ACATS) program and Clean Rail Academic Grant Program on August 29, 2018 at Carleton University in Ottawa.          Of the […]

Learn more about the ‘Future of Mobility’ at UC18Vancouver!

Join us at the 16th Annual Unmanned Canada Conference and Trade Show in Vancouver, BC to learn from our panel of Unmanned Vehicle experts discussing ‘The Future of Mobility.’ The USC Conference Committee has an exciting opening day planned for Unmanned Canada 2018 – Innovating Canada by Air, Land and Sea.  The theme of  Day 1  […]

2018 Student Competition – Phase 1 Winners

Phase 1 of the 2018 Student UAS Competition is complete. The judges received first class  papers with innovative solutions to the crime scene investigation scenario involving a simulated BVLOS exercise to collect data, photograph and drop and retrieve a ” secret device” all on a biker gang holed up in a barn.  The results are […]

Meet USC’s New Executive Director, Glenn Martin

Unmanned Systems Canada Chairman of the Board Mark Aruja announced that effective January 1st, 2018, Ms. Glenn Martin (B.Comm., CAE) will be the new Executive Director for USC, the national association representing Canada’s rapidly growing aerial, land and marine unmanned vehicle industry. Glenn brings USC a long history of industry association leadership with 8 years as CEO […]

USC Newsletter – Feb 18

Unmanned Systems Canada in partnership with LOOKNorth (LN) organized a BVLOS workshop which was held at the Transport Canada facilities in Montreal on 15 February. Over 80 participants in person and via teleconference. The key objectives were to introduce potential funding available from LN/USC for USC corporate members to support BVLOS trials and the implementation […]

Unmanned Canada 2017 Photos

A great time at this year’s Unmanned Systems Canada key industry conference, UC 2017, held in Toronto, ON. Three days of amazing speakers, outstanding staff and volunteers, incredible amenities and above all, genuine networking and connections. We’ve already started our planning for 2018 and hope you will join us at UC 2018 in Vancouver, BC! […]

USC Chairman’s Update – Christmas 2017

Unmanned Systems Canada Chairman Update for Christmas 2017 This year has been another busy and productive year, with several notable milestones achieved. Here’s some highlights: Unmanned Canada 2017  Conference News USC held our 15th Annual National “Unmanned Canada Conference and Trade Show” in Toronto, ON this November – it was a resounding success! For three […]