Canada Post’s newest stamp features IT in space

Thirty-six years after its unveiling, the Canadarm remains one of our country's premier technological achievements, notable enough to warrant a place in Canada Post's Canada 150 series. The latest stamp in the crown

Published on: May 5th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

What Chris Hadfield’s ‘CMO’ can teach us about marketing

When I heard Chris Hadfield was going to be the commander of the International Space Station (ISS) in 2012, I thought he'd approach the job with the proper gravitas and a good sense

Published on: April 30th, 2014 Brian Jackson

BlackBerry creator recruits Canada’s top astronaut for quantum physics project

Canada's top astronaut has been recruited by Research in Motion co-founder Mike Lazaridis to lead a team pursuing breakthroughs in quantum physics, according to the Canadian Space Agency (CSA).Steve MacLean will be departing

Published on: January 16th, 2013 Brian Jackson

Final flight: How small Canadian firms played a big part in the success of NASA’s space shuttle program

Iain Christie's fondest memory of NASA's space shuttle program is of preparing with Canadian Space Agency astronaut Chris Hadfield for the 1995 flight of the space shuttle Atlantis to the Russian space station

Published on: July 8th, 2011 Brian Jackson

Canadian circus founder will be next space tourist

Canadian circus entrepreneur Guy Laliberté is about to embark on the ultimate high-flying act as the world's seventh private citizen to buy a ticket into space.The 50-year-old, Quebec-born founder of Cirque du Soleil

Published on: June 8th, 2009 Brian Jackson

Canada has moon rover project in development

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) is pursuing concepts for a lunar rover that may assist astronauts on the moon by either mining for material that could be processed into oxygen, or by serving

Published on: March 25th, 2009 Brian Jackson