National Drone Safety Awareness Day - November 13

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On November 13, join us in celebrating National Drone Safety Awareness Day, or Drone Safety Day. Drone Safety Day is aimed at sharing drone safety success stories and highlighting the interesting and innovative ways drones are being used across Canada.

How to participate in Drone Safety Day

Here are ways you can celebrate Drone Safety Day:

We want to hear from you about Drone Safety Day

Do you have ideas or suggestions on how we can make next year’s Drone Safety Day even better? Please complete the quick survey below.

Take the Drone Safety Day survey

Watch our Drone Safety Day pre-recorded webinar series

Check out these webinars promoting drone safety and showcasing the many uses of drones across sectors and industries. We teamed up with various industry members and first responders to host question and answer sessions on the different ways drones can be used.

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Flying Like a Pro: Maintaining Safe Drone Practices

Tips on maintaining safe drone practices

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How to Save a Life With Drones - with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Transport Canada Interview with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

 
Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service

How to Save a Life With Drones - with Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service

Transport Canada Interview with Winnipeg Fire and Paramedic Service

Interview with the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association

How to Save a Life With Drones - with the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association

Transport Canada Interview with the Civil Air Search and Rescue Association

 

You can also see our full “Know Before You Go” playlist on YouTube.

Participate in our Drone Safety Day Twitter Chat

Got questions about safe drone operations, or something you may have seen or heard during our webinars? Tune in to Transport Canada’s Twitter Chat, to be held on November 13th at 1 pm (EST). We will have a group of Drone Experts available on hand to answer any burning questions you may have, live. Tag your question with #TCDrone.

Share your stories

Drone safety is everyone’s responsibility. To celebrate Drone Safety Day, tell us what drone safety means to you. Share a photo, post, or story to your social media platforms with the hashtag #DroneSafetyDay.

And check out Transport Canada’s Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to see what drone safety means to other Canadians!

Fly your drone safely

It’s important that you fly your drone responsibly to avoid harming others. Before you fly, understand the rules you need to follow and review our safety tips.
Remember, drone pilots must carry a valid drone pilot certificate and only fly drones that are marked and registered.

Be a Drone Safety Day partner!

Want to be featured in next year’s Drone Safety Day webinar series? If you use drones in your operations or you manufacture and develop drones, please complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form and submit by 5pm (EDT) March 31st, 2021.