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Aerial Manoeuvres

April 1, 2017 Jeffrey McCann, Vice President, Digital Strategy, Shaw Sabey & Associates

Brokers will play a critical role as trusted risk management advisors in the rapidly expanding drone industry. Brokers need to inform their customers that as soon as the rotors are turning, a standard general liability policy no longer responds, and either an aviation policy or an endorsement is required.

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Search and rescue crews in B.C. launch UAV pilot

December 12, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Emergency Management BC (EMBC) announced on Friday its endorsement of a one-year pilot project for the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs or drones) by search and rescue crews in Coquitlam and Kamloops. Minister of State for Emergency Preparedness Naomi

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Copycat terrorists could use drones to attack planes, intelligence report warns

December 5, 2016 Jim Bronskill - THE CANADIAN PRESS

OTTAWA – Publicity about near-misses between drones and passenger aircraft might give terrorists ideas about how to take down a plane, a federal intelligence report warns. The Transport Canada report obtained by The Canadian Press also suggests small unmanned aerial

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Privacy in the Sky

September 14, 2016 Laura Emmett, Partner; and Nicholas Cummings, Associate, Lerners LLP

Potential Liability for Drone Operators

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Global drone market to reach US$4.2 billion by 2025, North America to lead with 1.4 million drones: report

August 15, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The global commercial and military drone market will reach US$4.2 billion by 2025, with a compound annual growth rate of 9.2%, a new report has suggested. Research and Markets, a global market research store, released their 90-page Commercial and Military