Canada: Transport minister issues new rules for drone operators


Transport Minister Marc Garneau has issued tough new regulations for the use of drones in Canada, from banning drunk droning, to banning drones from flying in airspace near emergency scenes and airports.

Drone operators will now have to register their drones and pass an online test to receive certification to continue operating them.

These new changes apply to drones between 250 grams and 25 kilograms that are operated within the pilot’s sight, regardless of whether the drones are being used recreationally or for work.

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Source: CTV News