Media Coverage

  • Toronto Star

    Moose Cree First Nation has teamed up with Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada to see if the self-flying aircraft can reduce the time and expense of bringing food, medicine and other supplies to the remote community.


  • Kelowna Now

    The future has arrived in Canada. A remote Moose Cree First Nations community will start getting various resources delivered by drone, courtesy of Drone Delivery Canada (DDC). DDC is set to start commercial test flights within the Moose Cree geography, which is located 20 km south of James Bay in Northern Ontario. "We are very pleased to begin roll out of our drone delivery solution for the Moose Cree First Nation community," commented Tony Di Benedetto, CEO of DDC. "Drones provide immediate capacity building and provide an alternative to traditional infrastructure where none presently exist."


  • Global News

    A Toronto tech company is about to start testing drone deliveries to a remote First Nation community in Northern Ontario, in the first endeavour of this kind in Canada. Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) and Moose Cree First Nation announced Oct. 4 that they had reached an agreement to start a commercial program aimed at enabling shipments of items like mail, food, and medical supplies via drone.


  • CBC

    Patricia Faries is hoping drones will help reduce the price of goods in her community of Moose Cree First Nation. The chief of the remote community on the island of Moose Factory in northern Ontario says the cost of living is high because of the extra effort it take to transport goods there.


  • Unmanned Aerial

    Drone Delivery Canada (DDC), a drone technology company based out of Vaughan, Ontario, has announced a collaboration with office supplies giant Staples Inc. Under the new partnership, the two companies plan to explore the feasibility of developing, implementing and commercializing a drone delivery logistics platform for Staples’ commercial requirements nationwide in Canada.


  • Le Devoir

    Drone Delivery Canada (DDC), une compagnie fondée en 2014 et basée à Vaughan, en Ontario, a annoncé la conclusion d’un accord avec Staples pour « explorer les possibilités de développement, d’implantation et de commercialisation d’une plateforme logistique de livraison par drone capable de répondre aux besoins commerciaux de Staples au Canada.


  • Reuters

    Co & Staples will team up to explore feasibility of developing, implementing, & commercializing drone delivery logistics platform


  • IT Business

    Commercial drone delivery could arrive sooner than you think, if the Canadian arm of Staples Inc. has its way. On Tuesday, the office supply giant announced that it was collaborating with Vaughan, Ont.-based firm Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) to develop, implement, and commercialize a drone delivery service.


  • Mobile Syrup

    Drone Delivery Canada and Staples are teaming up to pursue the development and commercialization of a drone delivery logistics program. The collaboration will explore the feasibility of developing, implementing and commercializing within the logistical framework that Staples already operates.


  • Venture Recon

    After learning the world was leaning towards a modern form of a delivery system, this private company started the transition to becoming public. Prior to listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange in June of 2016, Drone Delivery Corp (CSE:FLT), had an unfamiliar start to the world of a publicly traded entity.


  • SmallCap Power

    SmallCapPower caught up with Drone Delivery Canada (CSE:FLT) CEO Tony Di Benedetto at the Toronto Capital Conference. FLT is the first drone delivery company in Canada, and is using Canadian intelligence and technology to build the domestic industry.


  • Tech Vibes

    The US often enjoys being the first of many things, especially tech-based services, given that so many tech titans are headquartered on American soil.  But the nation has been slow to accept the idea of commercial drones—while Canada and parts of Europe seem more eager to allow the innovative technology to advance.


  • Toronto Star

    Drone Delivery Canada began testing drones over a field at the University of Waterloo this week, joining an elite club of companies worldwide vying to drive drones from the prototype stage into commercial use.


  • Bloomberg

    Drone Delivery Canada received Certification from the Federal government to test flights for delivery. CEO Tony Di Benedetto speaks on Bloomberg North.


  • Radio Canada International

    A new company has been given approval by the federal agency controlling airspace, to begin test flights to deliver packages by drone. Transport Canada, Canada’s Federal regulatory body which is responsible for transportation policies and programs in Canada granted Drone Delivery Canada its first official flight certificate to advance its outdoor testing within Southern Ontario.


  • CBC

    A drone delivery company that has been completing test flights in Waterloo, Ont., says it wants to use the technology to get much-needed supplies to rural and remote parts of Canada.


  • CBC News

    "Some people call it the 'holy grail' of the UAV world," said Paul Di Benedetto, chief technology officer of Drone Delivery Canada, who plans to begin automated door-to-door deliveries by 2018.


  • The Financial Post - James West

    Drone Delivery Canada Corp. (CNSX:FLT) CEO Tony Di Benedetto says “Drones are here to stay,” and outlines why Canadians may soon be hearing a buzzing noise at their front door.


  • Breakfast Television

    Drone Delivery Canada featured on Breakfast Television with Kevin Frankish & Winston Sih


  • CanTech Letter

    Vaughan, Ontario’s Drone Delivery Canada has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Vaughan, in cooperation with the Vaughan International Commercialization Centre (VICC), which will see the company launch a pilot program that will serve the city’s local business network for the purpose of developing a functional drone delivery service.


  • York Region

    Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) announced Wednesday it has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the city and its Vaughan International Commercialization Centre (VICC) for a drone delivery service pilot program, believed to be the first of its kind in Canada. “It’s a great partnership,” Tony Di Benedetto, CEO of Drone Delivery Canada, said in an interview Thursday. “We’ve been working on developing this technology for three years with our partners at the University of Toronto and Waterloo (University). We’re partnering with the City of Vaughan to explore where this technology can be utilized within the municipality.”


  • City News

    A drone technology company named Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) has struck an agreement with both the city and the Vaughan International Commercialization Centre (VICC) to start developing a drone delivery service pilot program for the area’s local businesses.


  • Global News

    The City of Vaughan and Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) announced Wednesday they are developing a drone delivery service pilot project for the area’s local business network. While the drone delivery service is still merely a concept, the pilot project is believed to be the first of its kind in Canada.


  • CanTech Letter

    Vaughan, Ontario’s Drone Delivery Canada has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Vaughan, in cooperation with the Vaughan International Commercialization Centre (VICC), which will see the company launch a pilot program that will serve the city’s local business network for the purpose of developing a functional drone delivery service.


  • The Financial Post - James West

    Richard Buzbuzian and Tony Di Benedetto are teaming up to make Drone Delivery Canada Inc. what looks likely to become Canada’s first publicly traded ‘drone’ company. Asher is a former gold exploration company that has signed an agreement with Drone Delivery Canada, and upon approval by the TSX Venture Exchange, is expected to be trading before the end of the 2nd quarter this year.


  • Chuck Griffith - Linkedin

    Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. How about wind or in Newman's case Jerry or Kramer. Also it seems that drones have more value then digging for gold, just ask the folks at Asher Resources in Canada.


  • CanTech Letter

    “The company is going public to have easier access to capital to help fund the development of our drone development platform,” said DDC CEO Tony Di Benedetto. “We continue to develop the technology and are executing various levels of testing.”


  • Internet Retailer Magazine

    The reverse takeover plan means Drone Delivery Canada will use gold-mining company Asher Resources Corp. to go public with the goal of speeding its development for online retail delivery, the CEO says.


  • CKNW AM980 Vancouver

    Di Benedetto says he thinks when the technology does roll out, it will come to rural areas first before moving to urban centers. “If you look at it in terms of disaster zones, delivering emergency supplies or defibrillators, medicine, food – whatever it may be. Or in rural areas where roads don’t exist…”


  • Drones.nl

    Tony Di Benedetto, CEO van Drone Delivery Canada, zegt dat drones in de eerste plaats consumenten goederen gaan bezorgen. Een toekomstige functie van drone delivery is het bezorgen van medicijnen of een defibrillator aan mensen die dat nodig hebben in nood situaties.


  • Toronto Sun

    Drone Delivery Canada says its little buzzers will do 100 km/h and stay airborne for half an hour. They will bring you pizza or drop off parcels as big as 15-pounds, hopefully not on your cat. If you need really speedy delivery, they will haul a defibrillator or other emergency products, though the paramedic will still have to drive. The Toronto fleet is supposed to launch in January 2018.


  • Toronto Sun

    It’s a bird, it’s a plane — it’s a drone delivering your pizza. The postal service is so passe, according to Drone Delivery Canada, a new Toronto-based company that is perfecting technology for its fleet of drones to deliver local packages.


  • Toronto Star

    Vaughan-based Drone Delivery Canada — tests are afoot to transform the delivery of small packages using robots in the sky.


  • There’s a race to populate skies with drone delivery vehicles, and a Canadian e-tailer is jumping into the fray. Toronto’s Shop.ca, which sells clothing, household and personal items, recently announced its partnership with Drone Delivery Canada to pilot a new way to get goods to customers – assuming regulatory hurdles are met.


  • Drone Delivery Canada has been selected by Shop.ca to utilize its drone delivery technology. Drone Delivery is a drone delivery services provider pioneering drone delivery technology in Canada.


  • Shop.CA has selected Drone Delivery Canada (DDC) and plans to use their drone delivery technology.


  • SHOP.CA has selected Drone Delivery Canada, a Toronto, Ontario-based drone delivery service, to transport packages to its customers.


  • Amazon may have made drones a household word, but it may very well be Canadian marketplace SHOP.CA that makes drone delivery of ecommerce goods a reality thanks to a new partnership with Drone Delivery Canada (DDC).


  • Canadian multi-merchant e-commerce marketplace SHOP.CA is set to run a drone delivery pilot programme. The company will be using technology from Drone Delivery Canada (DDC).


  • Amber Mac and Michael B on #TheFeed SiriusXM Canada Talks interview Toronto tech firm Drone Delivery Canada CEO Tony Di Benedetto - talking DRONE DELIVERY and how Drone Delivery Canada is bringing this service to Canadians.


  • This morning, Canadian e-commerce retailer SHOP.CA announced its partnership with Drone Delivery Canada with the apparent intention of integrating drones as a potential delivery method.


  • "This partnership marks a milestone for our company," said Trevor Newell, President and founder at SHOP.CA. "By embracing Drone Delivery Canada's next generation drone technology we are further fortifying our commitment to innovation and adding value to our customers," added Newell.


  • "Collectively we will bring a new level of retail experience to Canadian consumers," said Tony Di Benedetto, CEO at Drone Delivery Canada. "SHOP.CA customers will have increased flexibility to have their orders delivered instantly, utilizing DDC's next generation drone delivery technology," added Di Benedetto.


  • One Canadian company thinks so, and it wants to corner the market on drone delivery services in Canada. Tony Di Benedetto with Drone Delivery Canada says that if all goes well with Transport Canada licensing, Vancouverites will see a drone delivery service dropping off their take-out dinner orders within the next few years.


  • Online shopping site Shop.ca says it has partnered with Drone Delivery Canada to pioneer small package delivery by drone in Canada.


  • Shop.ca announced it started testing drone delivery through a pilot project with Toronto-based Drone Delivery Canada (DDC). The company noted the partnership with DDC will provide 'unparalleled, just in time delivery for Shop.ca customers who desire immediate product delivery.