Welcome to the Canadian Space Commerce Association

The Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA) is a registered not-for-profit industry organization existing to advance the economic, legal and political environment for Canadian space focused companies. Our areas of interest include:

  • The Regulatory Environment: Including legislation and policy development affecting the Canadian space industry. These include Government tax relief, grants, loans and other economic incentives.
  • Access to Investment Capital: Including the realization of expanding commercial opportunities in space development for Canadian companies.
  • Professional Education and Assistance:  For business planning, funding mechanisms and appropriate government and private assistance programs.
  • Canadian Space Agency Priorities: Including funding programs and direction.
  • Facilities: Including existing infrastructure, plus potential test range, launch site and others.
  • Building International Interest: In Canadian commercial space activities.

Aerospace ReviewThe three CSCA submissions to the arms-length Aerospace Review, mandated by the Government of Canada and led by the Honourable David Emerson, are currently available for public download on the Aerospace Review website.

Who Should Join

Executives, business owners and independent consultants focused on enhancing competitiveness.

Public and private space policy professionals specializing in the impact of government policy.

Scientists, engineers and researchers interested in growing our critical Canadian space infrastructure.

Angel investors and others interested in connecting with commercial opportunities in Canadian  science, engineering and academia.

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Membership Benefits

CSCA membership provides companies, organizations and individuals the opportunity to connect and network with peers, suppliers and industry experts in an open, professional setting.

Bimonthly meetings: CSCA meetings include guest speakers involved with space policy, scientific activities and business issues involving CSCA members and the Canadian space systems industry.

Annual conferences: Our national conference includes major names in the Canadian space systems industry, government representatives and respected international experts discussing upcoming initiatives and ongoing activities.

News updates and informed commentary: CSCA members keep current on the latest space focused business news, research, policy and events through a variety of services including our member mailing lists, services provided through our members and a variety of other social media and marketing tools.

Public policy leadership: The CSCA provides public policy leadership on key space focused R&D, policy, trade and commercialization discussions. Our members and executives are often cited in media reports focused on the space systems industry.