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Canada Submits Ozone Report to the UN

The Canadian SCISAT spacecraft during testing at the Canadian Space Agency David Florida Laboratory (DFL) in Kanata, Ontario in November 2002

At the recently completed 12th Meeting of the Ozone Research Managers in Geneva, Canada submitted its national report which included data from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA)’s SCISAT satellite and the Canadian OSIRIS instrument onboard the Swedish Odin satellite.

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Cybersecurity and Lunar Utility Vehicle Key Topics in Final Horizons Session

Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs

The federal government takes cybersecurity threats to Canada’s space sector seriously, and is taking tangible steps to combat them. That was the message delivered by Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Public Safety, Democratic Institutions and Intergovernmental Affairs, during his keynote speech at the Space Canada’s Horizons conference. He opened the last of three sessions of the one-day event, which was held at Ottawa’s Bayview Yards building …

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Government Nitty-Gritty Drives Second Horizons Conference Session

Éric Vachon, the Canadian Space Agency’s Acting VP of Corporate Strategy and Innovation and Chief Financial Officer

The ‘nitty-gritty’ details of Canadian government space policy dominated the second of three sessions at Horizons, the Space Canada conference held at Ottawa’s Bayview Yards on May 1 ,2024. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, technology and more. Support independent journalism. SUBSCRIBE TODAY

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Space Canada Horizons Conference Upbeat About Canadian Space Prospects, Industry

Space Canada CEO Brian Gallant addresses the Space Canada Horizons attendees

Optimistic, confident, and upbeat about Canada’s space prospects: These words aptly sum up the mood of Space Canada Horizons conference during the opening session of this one-day event in Ottawa May 1, 2024. The space industry hosted Horizons at the city’s Bayview Yards building, before a standing room only crowd. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, …

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Metaspectral Team Reaches XPRIZE Wildfire Semi-finals

XPRIZE Wildfire challenge

Vancouver-based Metaspectral has announced that a team created by the company has reached the semi-finals of the XPRIZE Wildfire competition. Eight other Canadian entries failed to make the cut. The XPRIZE Wildfire competition is a four year, multi-track, $11 million USD competition focused on developing technologies that can mitigate wildfires. According to XPRIZE, it is intended to “transform current wildfire management approaches through the development of …

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