April 14, 2024

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Canada Day: Technology replaces fireworks

Canada Day: Technology replaces fireworks

The Canada Day drone and light shows come at the right time as many parts of the country continue to grapple with raging wildfires.

So with these flying devices, moving images are projected into the sky to the sound of music.

“The reason it’s so popular is because it’s new, different, modern. We can project accurate images of the sky,” explained Jeff Clarmeau, founder and chief executive of North Star, Canada’s largest drone and fireworks display company.

Among the municipalities that have chosen to replace fireworks is the town of Wakefield, which typically attracts thousands of people to its Canada Day fireworks display. This year, the town in the La Pêche sector will instead present a drone demonstration, a solution that will have less impact on neighboring communities. Globe and Mail.

“Every year there are many posts on social media about the loss of animals after the fireworks display. People’s pets are one thing, but you start thinking about nature and everything that lives in the surrounding forests and those big bangs and Wow And a quarter “Scare everything from deer to bears, wolves and foxes,” Canada Day coordinator at Wakefield, Carly Wood, explained to English-language media.

The City of Winnipeg also chose this option for environmental reasons.

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