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New Rules for Flying Drones in Canada

In December 2016, Transport Canada announced new safety measures and requirements for the use of unmanned air vehicles (UAVs).  Given that many municipalities use UAVs – commonly referred to as “drones” -  for site assessment at fire scenes and for other emergency situations, the Office of the Fire Marshal and Emergency Management is providing links to the following federal government Web pages outlining these new measures and requirements:

- News release, December 21, 2016

- Drone Safety

- Flying your drone safely and legally

- Getting permission to fly your drone

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