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News Items tag as: Drones

  • Penticton Search and Rescue add drones to their rescue toolkit

    PENTICTON - Penticton Search and Rescue have a new tool to add to their rescue kits following a demonstration session with the RCMP earlier this week.
  • Lucky enough to get a drone for Christmas? Know the rules

    Drones, also known as unmanned air vehicles, are sure to be a popular gift this holiday season. With ownership comes great responsibility, and new operators must learn how to fly safely and legally. This holiday season, Transport Canada encourages all new drone users to consult the wide variety of educational tools available on
  • A look at how drones could help during a difficult B.C. wildfire season

    VANCOUVER - Drones flying above wildfires in British Columbia last summer hampered aerial efforts to control the blazes. But around the same time, the province was also using the unmanned aerial vehicles to determine if drones could be used to help fight wildfires.
  • Concerned about that drone? You're not alone

    KAMLOOPS - If you’ve recently acquired a quadcopter or unmanned aerial vehicle armed with a video camera attached, bear in mind, flying it in populated areas can have some unforeseen legal consequences.

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