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Federal

The objective of the audit project was to determine whether the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) has a management framework in place that enables it to achieve its safety and mission assurance objectives.

Last Updated: Feb. 24, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 1, 2015
Organization: Canadian Space Agency
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Keywords:  Canadian Space Agency, CSA, Evaluation, Internal Auditing, Safety, Mission Assurance, Management Framework
Federal

The RADARSAT Constellation is the evolution of the RADARSAT Program with the objective of ensuring data continuity, improved operational use of Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) and improved system reliability. The three-satellite configuration provides daily revisits of Canada's vast territory and maritime approaches, as well as daily access to 90% of the world's surface. RCM is tasked solely by the Government of Canada, to acquire data, first and foremost in support of Government of Canada services and needs. RCM data and services contributes to ensuring the safety and security of Canadians; monitoring and protecting the environment; monitoring of climate change; managing Canada’s natural resources; and stimulating innovation, research and economic development.

Last Updated: Oct. 4, 2022
Date Published: Sep. 1, 2021
Organization: Canadian Space Agency
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Keywords:  Imagery, RCM, RADARSAT, Maritime surveillance, Disaster management, Ecosystem monitoring, Change detection, Vessel detection, Oil spill monitoring
Federal

The mandate of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is "to promote the peaceful use and development of space, to advance the knowledge of space through science and to ensure that space science and technology provide social and economic benefits for Canadians."Footnote 1 Established in March 1989, with a status equivalent to that of a Department of the Government of Canada, the CSA is responsible for the coordination and implementation of space policies and programs, the application and diffusion of space technology, and the promotion of commercial exploitation of space.

The CSA Audit and Evaluation Directorate commissioned the services of Science-Metrix to undertake an Evaluation of CSA's Space Astronomy Missions (SAM) and Planetary Missions (PM) programs as per the Five-Year Departmental Evaluation Plan and in accordance with the 2016 Treasury Board of Canada's Policy on Results.Footnote 2 The evaluation was conducted during the 2017–2018 fiscal year, under the direction of the CSA's Audit and Evaluation Directorate (specifically, the CSA's Evaluation function) and covers the period from 1 April 2011 to 31 March 2016.

Last Updated: Feb. 22, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 20, 2018
Organization: Canadian Space Agency
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Keywords:  Evaluation of the Space Astronomy Missions and Planetary Missions Programs
Federal

Evaluation covers the period from April 2011 to March 2016 during which the total disbursements amounted to over $100 M.

Conducted in 2017 in response to the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat's Policy on results (2016).

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Last Updated: Feb. 22, 2022
Date Published: Jun. 20, 2018
Organization: Canadian Space Agency
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Evaluation Summary Space Astronomy Missions and Planetary Missions Programs
Federal

This report covers the findings of the evaluation of sub-program 1.2.3. Human Space Missions and Support and sub-sub-program 1.2.1.2. International Space Station Utilization (hereinafter called the "program"), implemented by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) for the period from April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2018. In 1985, the Canadian Space Station Program began when Prime Minister Brian Mulroney accepted the invitation by President of the United States Ronald Reagan to participate in the multilateral program to develop and build the International Space Station (ISS). The initial partners were the United States (leader), Canada, Europe (represented by the European Space Agency (ESA)) and Japan.

Last Updated: May 5, 2021
Date Published: May 28, 2020
Organization: Canadian Space Agency
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Keywords:  Evaluation, Human Space Missions, International Space Station Utilization
Federal

The objective of this audit project was to determine whether the management framework in place enables the program to achieve its objectives and to comply with relevant policies, regulations and guidelines issued by the CSA and the central agencies.

Last Updated: May 7, 2021
Date Published: Sep. 1, 2012
Organization: Canadian Space Agency
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Keywords:  Canadian Space Agency, CSA, Evaluation, Internal Auditing, International Space Station, Management Framework, Canadian Space Program
Federal

The objective of this audit was to determine whether the management framework in place enables the program to achieve its objectives and to comply with relevant policies, regulations and guidelines issued by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the central agencies.

Last Updated: Feb. 24, 2022
Date Published: Nov. 1, 2013
Organization: Canadian Space Agency
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Keywords:  Canadian Space Agency, CSA, Evaluation, Internal Auditing, Management Framework, Project management, Advanced Exploration Technology Development Program, AETD
Federal

This data set provides a list of the 2017-18 Head of Mission (HOM) planning commitments for each mission and indicates which planning commitments are aligned to Global Affairs Canada's 2017-18 Program Alignment Architecture (PAA). Missions are asked to self-identify their alignment when planning their commitments for the upcoming fiscal year.

Last Updated: Feb. 21, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 22, 2019
Organization: Global Affairs Canada
Formats: CSV
Keywords:  Global Affairs Canada, Head of Mission, Program Alignment Architecture
Provincial

[ARCHIVED] The Province of Nova Scotia recognizes the importance of foreign engagement and regularly engages in government to government and government to business relations globally. In order to ensure that effective and positive international government relations are developed and maintained, the Nova Scotia Department of Intergovernmental Affairs has been mandated to foster and promote intergovernmental /international relations globally. Developing and enhancing meaningful intergovernmental/international relationships is an incremental process. Intergovernmental/international relations can be achieved through a number of primary activities: out-bound trade and business missions; incoming trade and business missions; and Nova Scotia government to foreign government/foreign business promotion.

Last Updated: May 3, 2022
Date Published: Dec. 6, 2016
Organization: Government of Nova Scotia
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Keywords:  mission reports, trade, international, engagement
Federal

This fact sheet provides information on upgrading the Government of Canada's mission-critical systems.

Last Updated: Aug. 7, 2019
Date Published: Mar. 22, 2016
Organization: Shared Services Canada
Formats: HTML
Keywords:  mission-critical Information Technology systems, Budget 2016, information technology infrastructure, Digital by default, Open Government
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