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March 15, 2019

Two men arrested after drone spotted flying near east end Montreal jail

Two men were arrested on suspicion of flying a drone near an east-end Montreal jail, highlighting a problem of growing concern to Canadian correctional authorities as they work to prevent drugs, phones and other contraband from being dropped into inmates' hands.

UK expands no fly zone for drones around airports

The no-fly zone for drones around British airports is being extended to 5 kilometres (3.1 miles) in an attempt to avert disruptions like the December groundings of flights at Gatwick Airport, officials said.

A deluge of drones fly over Super Bowl stadium, despite ban

The FBI says that security officials are being "inundated" with drones flying around the Atlanta stadium hosting Super Bowl 53.
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Drone Safety Best Practices

Developing drone safety best practices

The rapid development of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) over the years has brought global attention to managing associated aviation safety risks. Developing safe practices which bring together best practices in training, processes and technology applications has been the cornerstone of UAS regulatory development in Canada since the joint government/industry Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Program Design Working Group was established in 2010. » Read full article

Ottawa taking measures to protect airports as new drone rules announced

The federal government is working with security agencies and airports to develop measures to prevent drones from flying into space reserved for aircraft, Transport Minister Marc Garneau said earlier this year. » Read full article

Russia says it thwarted drone attacks at World Cup

Attempted drone attacks at the World Cup in Russia were thwarted by government authorities, according to the head of the host country's Federal Security Service. » Read full article

Sky's the limit as Calgary opens testing area for drones and new technologies

The sky's the limit as the city of Calgary opens what it believes is the first testing area in Canada for drones, autonomous vehicles and other technologies. » Read full article

ISC West

Location: Las Vegas, Nev.
Date: April 10-12, 2019
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ASIS Toronto Best Practices Seminar

Location: Toronto, Ont.
Date: April 17, 2019
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Security Canada East

Location: Laval, Que.
Date: April 24, 2019
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Security Canada Ottawa

Location: Ottawa, Ont.
Date: May 8, 2019
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