Tag Archives: Government of Canada

ISED releases decisions on licensing and fee framework for Earth Stations and Space Stations

Space-based Earth Observation

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) has published its much anticipated decisions on licensing and fee framework for Earth Stations and Space Stations in Canada after consulting with stakeholders. ISED's decisions have received a mixed reaction. 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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Moving the needle for Canadian space regulation and licensing

This is a Mosaic of Canada which is made from 121 images captured by Canadian satellite RADARSAT-2.

Changes to the space regulatory environment in Canada, including the Remote Sensing Space Systems Act (RSSSA), has and will continue to take time. To provide some insight into the process, we present the following update from Michelle Mendes from the Satellite Canada Innovation Network (SatCan) who was a member of the RSSSA Ad-Hoc Advisory Committee.

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Government moves forward with legislation for the Lunar Gateway Agreement

A full view of the Lunar Gateway including Canadarm3, a Canadian contribution to be built by MDA

On Tuesday, April 26 the government tabled a "Notice of Ways and Means Motion" that would implement draft legislation included in this years budget. This includes the new Civil Lunar Gateway Agreement Implementation Act. 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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ISED Minister Champagne’s mandate letter is broad in scope

ISED Minister François-Philippe Champagne speaks at the recent Maritime Launch Services event in Halifax

The Prime Minister's Office finally released the mandate letters for cabinet ministers, including that of ISED Minister François-Philippe Champagne. Minister Champagne's mandate letter is long and broad in scope. And while it does not directly mention the space sector, there are several items which encompass the space community. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. Fact-driven space news, columns, business, policy, …

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SpaceRyde gets $100K from Sustainable Development Technology Canada

SpaceRyde engine test November 3, 2021

Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC) announced this week it had awarded $3.8 million to 38 companies in the cleantech space including launch company SpaceRyde. 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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GHGSat receives $20M government cleantech funding and joins International Methane Emissions Observatory

Greenhouse gas emissions monitoring airborne sensor. Credit: GHGSat.

Between the G20 meeting in Rome and now the COP26 meeting in Glasgow, GHGSat has made a substantial international impression. It can be said that this Canadian "NewSpace" company has become a, if not the, leading commercial global emissions monitoring company with assets in space, airborne sensors and an advanced AI powered analytics platform. This page is for subscribers only. Already a subscriber? Log in. …

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