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The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

© His Majesty the King in Right of Canada, represented by the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry,

ISSN 2562-9514

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Minister's message

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne

On behalf of the Canadian Space Agency (CSA), I am pleased to present our report on fees for .

The Service Fees Act provides a modern legislative framework that enables cost-effective delivery of services and, through better reporting to Parliament, improves transparency and oversight.

The CSA reports to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. Its mandate, as defined in the CSA Act, 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."

To fulfill its mandate, the CSA provides certain services for fees set by contract.

I will continue to lead my department's transition to the reporting regime provided under the Service Fees Act.

The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry

About this report

This report, which is tabled under section 20 of the Service Fees Act, the Low‑materiality Fees Regulations, and subsection 4.2.8 of the Treasury Board Directive on Charging and Special Financial Authorities, contains information about the fees that the CSA had the authority to set in fiscal year .Footnote 1

The report covers fees that are subject to the Service Fees Act.

For reporting purposes, fees are categorized by a fee-setting mechanism. There are three mechanisms:

  1. Act, regulation or fees notice
    • The authority to set these fees is delegated to a department, minister or Governor in Council pursuant to an act of Parliament.
  2. Contract
    • Ministers have the authority to enter into contracts, which are usually negotiated between the minister and an individual or organization, and which cover fees and other terms and conditions. In some cases, that authority may also be provided by an act of Parliament.
  3. Market rate or auction
    • The authority to set these fees is pursuant to an act of Parliament or a regulation, and the minister, department or Governor in Council has no control over the fee amount.

No fees under the CSA's authority are set by act, regulation or fees notice. This report therefore only covers fees set by contract. It provides total revenue and costs only.

Although the fees that the CSA charges under the Access to Information Act were subject to the Service Fees Act, they are not included in this report. Information on the CSA's access to information fees for is in our annual report to Parliament on the administration of the Access to Information Act: CSA Reports to Parliament website.

Remissions

In , the CSA was not subject to the requirements in section 7 of the Service Fees Act and subsection 4.2.4 of the Treasury Board Directive on Charging and Special Financial Authorities and had no authority to remit, so this report does not include remissions.

Overall totals, by fee-setting mechanism

The following table presents the total revenue, cost and remissions for all fees that the CSA had the authority to set in , by fee-setting mechanism.

Overall totals for , by fee-setting mechanism
Fee-setting mechanism Revenue ($) Cost ($) Remissions ($)
Fees set by contract 795 466 795 466 Remissions do not apply to fees set by contract.
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