Transport Canada (TC) has announced the formation of CanaDAC – where those last three letters stand for Drone Advisory Committee. The committee will serve “as a national forum for industry stakeholders to inform priority policy and regulatory areas of focus for TC.” Let’s see what it’s about.

As use-case scenarios for drones grow, regulators in various countries want to ensure they’ve got their fingers on the pulse of the industry. Understanding the needs of those working in the sector helps to ensure that regulations and priorities can always help innovation and commerce flourish, while also ensuring the continued safety of our increasingly congested air space.

And now, Canada has a new body that will work closely with TC.


The new body brings together up to 35 of the industry’s thought leaders, and for several purposes. Here’s how TC describes CanaDAC’s role with Transport Canada going forward. An announcement says it will enable TC and the…