Foremost, Alta., is home to Canada’s only testing range to fly drones beyond line of sight

‘When Ken Kultgen looks up in the air, it’s not birds or planes that he sees, but the future.

And it comes in the shape of a drone.

“Lots of communities envy where we are at,” said Kultgen, the longtime mayor of Foremost, a village of about 500 people located 300 kilometres southeast of Calgary near the U.S. border. His boast speaks volumes for a community that’s hardly distinctive in the area, let alone on the prairie.

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