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Canadian pre-budget consultation open for submissions, with a twist

The Standing Committee on Finance pre-budget consultation

Ahead of the next federal budget, the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) is now accepting written briefs as part of its pre-budget consultation. 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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2021 Canadian federal budget contains funding for earth observation

Canadian Space Agency planned spending 2021-22

The 2021 federal budget contains many initiatives to help businesses, but when looking at the space sector there is only item that clearly targets an initiative that the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is leading, and that's space-based earth observation. 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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Department of National Defence budget for 2021-22 set at $24.3 billion

Artist illustration of three DND microsatellites in formation

The Department of National Defence (DND) budget for 2021-22 has been set at $24.3 billion a slight decrease from the previous year, but is actually increased from the projection of last year. 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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Canadian Space Agency departmental plan has spending for 2021-22 set at $403.6 million

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) planned spending for its upcoming fiscal year which starts on April 1, 2021 has been set at $403.6 million, a 2.2% increase over the previous year. A new priority this year is the CSA’s Contribution to COVID-19 Economic Recovery while another, Space-Based Earth-Observation and Climate Change Science, is expanded from last year. This page is for subscribers only. Already a …

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The Canadian Space Agency slightly underspent its budget for fiscal year 2019-20

Canadian Space Agency

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has released its annual Departmental Results Report for the fiscal year 2019-20. The CSA spent $324.4 million of a planned $328.9 million with an underspend of around $4.5 million. That's a good result considering their past performance, and fits a pattern over the last three years of spending within 1.5%, plus or minus, of its intended planned spending. This page …

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2021 pre-budget consultations resume

Canadian Space Agency planned spending 2021-22

This past August the Liberal government prorogued parliament ostensibly due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they were was also trying to get the WE Charity controversy behind them, without much luck. A consequence of parliament's prorogation was a delay in the 2021 pre-budget consultations. After much politicking, the consultations began again this week. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven …

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