In order to fly a drone over historic canals in Quebec, you must:
- Obtain the required drone pilot certificate based on your category of drone operation and have the certificate with you at all times when flying a drone.
- Register your drone with Transport Canada and ensure that it is clearly marked.
- Obtain authorization from air traffic control, even minutes before take-off, using a NAV Canada application.
- Respect the privacy rights of others when flying a drone
Operating a drone in a controlled airspace
Refer to Transport Canada regulations to ensure that you meet all the necessary requirements for advanced drone operation.
Operating a drone during authorized events
Operating a drone during events authorized by Parks Canada over all historic canals and waterways in Quebec requires a Special Flight Operations Certificate. To obtain this certificate, follow the instructions on the Transport Canada website.
Reporting an incident
In case of emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.
Report all incidents of unsafe, irresponsible or illegal drone use to Transport Canada.
For more information on drone operation, safety, or obtaining a permit, please visit the Transport Canada website.
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