The government is advancing Canada's future space exploration and supporting more than 175 well-paying jobs for Canadians by investing in domestically developed space technology.
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, minister of innovation, science and economic development, announced investments of $54 million – showcasing the nation’s long-term commitment to deep-space exploration.
"Our government is committed to maintaining our country's leading edge in space robotics,” added Bains.
“This funding is a direct investment in Canadian firms to research, develop talent and remain globally competitive. Canada is a space-faring nation, and we're committed to supporting this growing industry and the middle-class jobs it creates.”
The investments will help support 175 well-paying, middle-class jobs, including 9 opportunities for students to gain experience that will help them gain the in-demand skills for the jobs of tomorrow.
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