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The drone is autonomous which means it flies automatically between landing sites. (UBC photo)

B.C. First Nation medical supply drone project sets groundwork to expand

The idea is to build a model that can be replicated across B.C. and Canada

 

The George Road wildfire near Lytton, B.C., has grown to 250 hectares. (BC Wildfire Service)

B.C. drone sighting halts helicopters fighting 250 hectares of wildfire

‘If a drone collides with firefighting aircraft the consequences could be deadly,’ says BC Wildfire Service

 

UBC’s Faculty of Medicine is working closely with the Stellat’en First Nation to pilot the Remote Communities Drone Transportation Initiative. (Pixabay/File photo)

Drones to deliver medical supplies to northern B.C. First Nation in pilot project

UBC teams up with Stellat’en First Nation

 

The University of Calgary’s Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) collaborates with Alberta Precision Labs, Stoney Nakoda Frist Nation, and SAIT to test whether the use of drones is possible to deliver essential medical services and supplies during a health crisis as shown in this handout image provided by University of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of Calgary-Riley Brandt
The University of Calgary’s Ward of the 21st Century (W21C) collaborates with Alberta Precision Labs, Stoney Nakoda Frist Nation, and SAIT to test whether the use of drones is possible to deliver essential medical services and supplies during a health crisis as shown in this handout image provided by University of Calgary. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-University of Calgary-Riley Brandt
Drone footage of View Royal captures the wildfire smoke from the U.S. that has been blanketing the Capital Region. (Luc Cardinal/YouTube)

Drone footage of View Royal highlights thick smoke in Greater Victoria

Wildfire smoke expected to blanket the region until at least Thursday

Drone footage of View Royal captures the wildfire smoke from the U.S. that has been blanketing the Capital Region. (Luc Cardinal/YouTube)
March 25, 2020: The streets of downtown Victoria are quieter than usual in the wake of physical isolation mandates from the provincial and federal governments. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)

Victoria company compares drone footage of city streets between August and now

Fewer cars, people seen on streets and at landmarks

March 25, 2020: The streets of downtown Victoria are quieter than usual in the wake of physical isolation mandates from the provincial and federal governments. (Arnold Lim / Black Press)
(Victoria Fire Department)

McClure house fire saw Victoria firefighters use drone for first time in live situation

Aerial device feeds intel to crews to help formulate firefighting action plans

(Victoria Fire Department)
Colin Angus is helping create an automated, uncrewed boat he hopes will sail across the Atlantic Ocean. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)

Victoria couple hope unmanned boat drone becomes first to cross Atlantic

Colin and Julie Angus, UVic scientists to have drone collect environmental data en route

Colin Angus is helping create an automated, uncrewed boat he hopes will sail across the Atlantic Ocean. (Arnold Lim/Black Press)
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