CSCA Welcomes New Federal Ministers


Toronto, ON, August 28, 2017 – Today Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a number of changes to his Federal Cabinet. Two changes that will be of specific relevance to the activities of the CSCA membership are the following as quoted in the Prime Minister’s official announcement:

Carla Qualtrough, currently Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, becomes Minister of Public Services and Procurement; and
Seamus O’Regan, becomes Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence.

“Our membership is on the leading edge of Canada’s innovation in the development and delivery of space technologies and services designed to support our Nation’s public service and defence,” said Michelle Mendes, Executive Director and President of the Canadian Space Commerce Association. “On behalf of all our members I would like to congratulate Minister Qualthrough and Minister O’Regan and we look forward to the leadership and energy they will surely inject into furthering innovation and application of Canadian space technology.”

About the Canadian Space Commerce Association
The Canadian Space Commerce Association (CSCA) is the national association representing the space industry in Canada. The Association represents industry, academia, government, professionals, young entrepreneurs and all stakeholders in the Canadian space sector. The purpose of the CSCA is to support economic, legal, policy and educational interests that advance the Canadian Space and Defence sector. The CSCA has been a registered not-for-profit industry organization since 2007.

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CSCA Media Contact:
Kevin Ellis, Vice President, Marketing and Communications

Posted August 28, 2017