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The Canadian Space Agency Spent What it Planned to in 2017

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For the first time since its inception, the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) spent almost exactly what it planned to in its fiscal year 2017-18 budget according to the recently released Departmental Results Report. The CSA planned spending for the fiscal year 2017 was $353,809,911 and the agency spent $353,457,987, a difference of -$351,924. Not since fiscal year 2002 have they come this close to balancing their budget …

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What the Space Community Can Expect in Budget 2017

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The Liberal Budget 2017 will be presented to Canadians on March 22. For the space community it’s expected that there will be no major projects announced. This comes as no surprise as a new Space Strategy won’t be released until June, and a new Space Advisory Board has yet to be announced. Any new major funding would come in next years budget.

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Second Liberal Budget Should Define Their Commitment to Canada's Space Program

The Liberal government has been in power for a year and it is now becoming clear the way forward for the space sector is through the yet to be presented Innovation Agenda the government is currently seeking input on. If the buzzword innovation hasn’t been defined, redefined and used enough for you, well get ready, you’re going to get a steady diet of it starting …

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The Canadian Space Community Has an Opportunity to Influence the 2017 Federal Budget

With a new government in place that appears to be open to a new dialogue with the space community, there is an opportunity to influence Budget 2017. On June 3rd, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance launched its pre-budget consultation process. This consultation process is a direct opportunity for interested groups and individuals across the country to potentially influence the budget process.

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