AIAC Proud to Support Commercial Space Launch in Canada

January 20, 2023

OTTAWA (ONTARIO), January 20, 2023 – Mike Mueller, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC) was pleased to join the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport; Annie Koutrakis, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Transport; the Honourable Marc Garneau, Member of Parliament for Notre-Dame-de-Grâce—Westmount; Lisa Campbell, President of the Canadian Space Agency and Brian Gallant, CEO of Space Canada for an announcement about commercial space launch activities in Canada.

“Canadians have much to be proud of and much to look forward to in terms of the tremendous advancements we’re seeing in space technology. This is a sector poised to increase exponentially.

“Today’s announcement sends an important signal to the world that Canada will be at the table, building on our storied legacy in space and our industry expertise. Commercial space launch is a rapidly growing field. A framework for commercial space launch will help ensure Canada – and our tremendous Canadian companies and talent – are poised to capitalize.”

“We applaud the government for taking this important step and look forward to supporting our member companies as they embark on the exciting opportunities ahead.”

Mike Mueller,
President & CEO, AIAC