County approves truck purchase

Camrose County council accepted a $37,090 tender from the Edmonton Motors Limited for a new one-ton truck at their June 13 meeting. The original budget for the purpose of purchasing a new truck was set at $50,000, so that means there is $12,910 left over to equip the truck with a gravel box if need be. There was a concern at the county council meet

The colour guard marches in during the 644 Camrose Cougars Rotary Royal Canadian Air Cadet Squadron’s 60th Annual Ceremonial Review at the Camrose Community Centre on June 11. Josh Aldrich/ Camrose Canadian

Cadets encouraged to continue to education

Alberta Lieutenant Governor General Lois Mitchell delivered a message of life-long education to the members of the 644 Camrose Cougars Royal Canadian Air Cadets during their annual ceremonial review gala.

Dr. Mozhdeh Shahbazi, professor of geomatics engineering at the University of Calgary's Schulich School of Engineering is working on developing autonomous navigation technology for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs.) She anticipates the technology will be used in a next-generation breed of 'intelligent' drones that will aid in everything from search and rescue to aerial evidence collection for law enforcement. Bryan Passifiume/Postmedia Network

Professor developing new drone technology

The future of autonomous flight is certainly looking up for one University of Calgary researcher, nearing completion on what's expected to be the next generation in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology.

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