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UPEI to host session on drone regulations

The UPEI Climate Research Lab will host an information session on new Canadian drone regulations on Feb. 20.
The UPEI Climate Research Lab will host an information session on new Canadian drone regulations on Feb. 20. - 123RF Stock Photo
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. —

The UPEI Climate Research Lab will host an information session on new Canadian drone regulations on Feb. 20.

It will be held in room 235 of the university’s Robertson Library, 6-8 p.m.

The event features Roger Smith of Transport Canada and the Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Task Force. The new regulations come into effect June 1.

The UPEI lab has done extensive work with drone technology, including studying dune systems, coastal erosion, shoreline armouring, wind turbine inspection and waste management.

Space is limited. Contact climate@upei.ca with name, affiliation, email and mailing address to reserve a spot. All are welcome.

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