Government invests in space exploration, supporting 175 new roles

Government invests in space exploration, supporting 175 new roles

Government invests in space exploration, supporting 175 new roles 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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