November 24, 2014

Sylvain Laporte Named President of the Canadian Space Agency

The Prime Minister announced today that veteran public servant Sylvain Laporte has been named as President of the Canadian Space Agency. Mr. Laporte is currently the Commissioner of Patents and Registrar of Trade-marks, Canadian Intellectual Property Office, Industry Canada. He will commence his new duties on March 9th.

Mr. Laporte has a long history in public service working at Industry Canada, the Canada Post Corporation and National Defence.

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