Government of Canada to make an important announcement about commercial space launches in Canada
LONGUEUIL, QUEBEC — The Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport, Annie Koutrakis, and Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce-Westmount, the Honourable Marc Garneau, will make an important announcement regarding commercial space activity.
The President of the Canadian Space Agency, Lisa Campbell, Canadian astronaut, David Saint-Jacques, CEO of Space Canada, Brian Gallant, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada, Mike Mueller, will participate. Member of Parliament for Longueuil-Charles-LeMoyne, Sherry Romanado, will be present.
The announcement will be preceded by a 15-minute photo opportunity with the dignitaries and David Saint-Jacques.
The dignitaries will be available to answer questions from the media following the announcement.
For media participation on-site:
All media representatives will be required to check in at the gate and at reception. They will also need to identify themselves with a photo ID. We suggest arriving early due to potential delays due to security measures.
Date: Friday, January 20, 2023
Time: 9:30 a.m. (EST)
Canadian Space Agency
6767 Route de l’Aéroport
Longueuil, Quebec J3Y 8Y9
Director of Communications and Issues
Office of the Honourable Omar Alghabra
Minister of Transport, Ottawa
Transport Canada, Ottawa
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