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This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Space Capacity Development Program (hereafter referred to as the "SCDP") implemented by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). This is the first evaluation of this program, and it was carried out by the CSA's Audit and Evaluation Directorate between September 2018 and March 2020, with the support of PRA Inc. This evaluation is included in the CSA's five-year Evaluation Plan and was conducted in accordance with the Treasury Board of Canada's Policy on Results (2016).
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.
During the 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 fiscal years, the Audit and Evaluation Directorate of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) conducted an evaluation of the Earth Observation Data and Imagery Utilization Program. This evaluation project was chosen because of this program's strategic importance in attaining the CSA's priorities. The evaluation covers the period from April 1, 2005 to March 31, 2010.
This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Implementation of Gender-Based Analysis Plus
practices at Canadian Space Agency (CSA) since the CSA’s GBA+ Policy
took effect in 2017. This is the first thematic evaluation at the CSA and it was carried out by the CSA’s Audit and Evaluation
Directorate between January 2020 and March 2021. This evaluation is included in the CSA's five-year
Evaluation Plan and was conducted in accordance with the Treasury Board of Canada's Policy on Results
(2016). The concept of GBA Plus is not new to the federal government and has existed for decades through the
principles of gender equality.
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.
This report presents the findings of the Evaluation of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA)'s International Space Station (ISS) Assembly and Maintenance Operations Sub-Sub Program (SSP). The evaluation was conducted between December 2014 and February 2016, covering the time period from March 2008 to March 2015.
This report contains the findings of the Evaluation of the Qualifying and Testing Services Program of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA). The David Florida Laboratory (DFL), located in Ottawa, Ontario, is the main mechanism through which the program is delivered. This program carries out specialized activities and services for the assembly, integration and testing (AIT) of space hardware (e.g., satellites and components) on behalf of the CSA and external clients, both in Canada and internationally. The program exists to ensure that mission-assigned technology and entire systems can safely and reliably meet the rigours of space.
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This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the RADARSAT-2 Major Crown Project (MCP). The evaluation was undertaken to respond to the requirements for an evaluation of the project as outlined in the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) policies on Project Management and on the Management of Major Crown Projects. The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) engaged Government Consulting Services (GCS) to undertake the evaluation.
This report presents the findings of the Evaluation of the International Market Access Program (IMAP), comprising the European Space Agency (ESA) Contribution Program, administered by the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).
This report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Enabling Technology Development Sub-Sub-Program (SSP), which covers the activities of the Space Technology Development Program (STDP) and the services offered by the Intellectual Property Management and Technology Transfer (IPMTT) group.