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Illegal UAV flights quite prominent in Quebec

April 6, 2015  By CBC News

April 6, 2015, Quebec City - Quebecers like to fly drones illegally, it seems. Since January 2014, all 12 of the fines Transport Canada has handed out for illegal drone-flying have been in Quebec — and with a maximum of $25,000, the fines can get pretty steep.

On top of that, Quebec is also home to 36 of the 69 drone-related
accidents that were investigated by Transport Canada last year, although
most of them were minor.

In Canada, people don't need a permit to fly drones
recreationally, but they do have to follow Transport Canada's rules.
Those rules include not flying near an airport or residential area. | READ MORE


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