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Canadian Space Policy Symposium | Nov. 8 | Shaw Centre – Ottawa, Ontario

      1st Canadian Space Policy Symposium The last time space policy was published was under the previous government in 2014. While it primarily lauded the accolades of historical Canadian contribution such as the International Space Station (ISS), it failed to deliver a long term space plan for Canada. Given the deceleration and cessation of the ISS […]

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Our Next Bi-Monthly Meeting Will Be on Thursday, September 22

The next CSCA membership bi-monthly meeting date will be Thursday, September 22. Our guests will be the top three winners of the Kitchener/Waterloo NASA SpaceApps Challenge 2016! The location of the meeting will be announced shortly. Join us for our bi-monthly meeting. Each meeting features one or two speakers who talk about something that’s of interest […]

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Learn How to Bid on Government Contracts, 3D Medical Printing for Space and Earth and More at Our Next Bi-Monthly Meeting

We’ve got an exciting lineup of speakers for our next bi-monthly meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 24th at 7:00 pm. Our speakers are: P. Sivaraj, Regional Director, Ontario Region, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Public Works and Government Services Canada who will talk about how their office can provide support to start-ups including how […]

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The CSCA Participates in OCE Discovery and Adds Four New Corporate Members

The CSCA participated in the just completed Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Discovery 2016 conference which had over 3,000 delegates and included participation of Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, Reza Moridi, Minister of Research and Innovation; Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and other dignitaries. During the course of the two day event, the CSCA had […]

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CSCA News and Recent Events

London North Centre MP Peter Fragiskatos.   The CSCA recently held an internal Strategic Planning Day. One of the outcomes of the day was an internal reorganization to meet the current and future growth of the Association. To that effect Marc Boucher has transitioned from Executive Director to President and Chief Executive Officer. As well, […]

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Space Policy Update: Space Advisory Board to Meet in Two Weeks

The Space Advisory Board will meet for the first time with the new Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, Navdeep Bains in two weeks. To refresh your memories, or if you aren’t aware of it, the Conservative government created the Space Advisory Board in November 2014 as a result of the Aerospace Review. The meeting […]

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The 2016 Canadian Budget is a Start But Action Must Follow Words for the Space Sector

The Federal Budget brought a mild surprise and welcome news to the space community in that the government provided a specific funding dollar amount to sustain Canada’s contribution to the International Space Station (ISS) through 2024. The previous government had committed Canada to participating in the ISS through 2014, but had yet to allocate funds […]

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Corporate Member SkyWatch to Host NASA Space Apps Challenge and with the CSCA Unveil New Space Accelerator

SkyWatch will host the NASA International Space Apps Challenge to the Waterloo Region, from April 22-24th. The hackathon will attract Waterloo’s top tech talent—developers, makers, citizen scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs—who work non-stop for 48 hours to address NASA-designed challenges. Waterloo joins over 170 other cities hosting their own Space Apps Challenges that weekend, for an estimated total […]

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