View Full Version : Space Policy in the Canadian Election

2005-Sep-13, 10:30 AM
SUMMARY: As I'm sure you're all aware, my fellow Canadians and I will be headed into the voting booth on Monday to choose a new Prime Minister. Space exploration isn't exactly a serious point of debate here in Canada, but the Mars Society has connected with the different parties to get their position on funding for the Canadian Space Agency. The Liberals (who are currently in power) plan no changes to its $300 million annual budget, but affirmed their commitment to scientific research on Mars. The Green Party has no plans to change the agency's budget. The New Democrat Party confirmed that it supports the CSA, but only for peaceful activities. No word from the Conservatives yet.

Visit the Mars Society of Canada's political page and see the letters from the political parties.

Fraser Cain
Universe Today

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