Canada’s Way Forward in Space - Unveiling of a New National Space Strategy

Press Release From: Canadian Space Agency
Posted: Tuesday, March 5, 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, along with Canadian Space Agency (CSA) astronaut Jeremy Hansen, will unveil Canada’s Space Strategy.

After the announcement, Minister Bains, Jeremy Hansen and CSA representatives will take part in a question-and-answer session with students from grades 1 through 6.

Media representatives who are unable to attend can watch the event live (or after the fact) on the CSA’s Facebook page.

Date: Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Time: 2:30 p.m. MT

What: Unveiling of Canada’s Space Strategy


  • The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
  • Jeremy Hansen, CSA astronaut
  • Nicole Buckley, Chief Scientist, Life Sciences and ISS Utilization, CSA
  • Alan Nursall, President and CEO, TELUS World of Science
  • Casia McLeod, University of Alberta student and Mechanical Team Lead, AlbertaSat
  • Nick Yee, medical student, University of Alberta


Zeidler Dome
TELUS World of Science
11211 142 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta T5M 4A1

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