Commercial Drone Deliveries Finally Begin ….. In Ontario, Canada

Residents of a remote First Nation island in northern Ontario will begin receiving goods by drone in 2019. The Moose Cree First Nation has signed a C$2.5m (£1.5m) commercial deal with a drone delivery company to transport supplies, medicine, food and mail from the mainland town of Moosonee. Moose Factory island is only accessible by boat in summer, ice road in winter and helicopter at other times. “It can be challenging transporting goods, especially during this time of year, when the river is freezing,” Moose Cree First Nation spokesman Paul Chakasim told the BBC. “It’s really about trying to service […]