Media Advisory - Government of Canada announces Canada's strategy for satellite Earth observation and funding for the Earth observation sector

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LONGUEUIL, QC, Jan. 19, 2022 /CNW Telbec/ - On January 20, the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry, and Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, will unveil Canada's strategy for satellite Earth observation, and will make a funding announcement in the Earth observation sector. They will be joined by representatives of the Canadian space sector.

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A media question period will follow the announcement.

Media representatives who wish to participate in this virtual event must register in advance by contacting the CSA's Media Relations Office: asc.medias-media.csa@asc-csa.gc.ca.

Date:

January 20, 2022



Time:

12:00 p.m. ET



What:

Unveiling of Canada's satellite Earth observation strategy & announcement of funding



Who:

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry


Julie Dabrusin, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources and to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change


Lisa Campbell, Canadian Space Agency President


Space sector representatives



Where:

The event will be streamed on the CSA's YouTube channel, Facebook pages and on the website (original version without simultaneous interpretation).

Contact information:
Canadian Space Agency
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Environment and Climate Change Canada
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Email: media@ec.gc.ca
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