Federal industry minister replaces head of Canadian Space Agency
Jan. 9, 2008, Montreal - The Canadian Space Agency has a new interim boss less than a year after Laurier Boisvert was chosen to head the organization.
January 9, 2008 By THE CANADIAN PRESS
Jan. 9, 2008, Montreal – The Canadian Space Agency has a new interim
boss less than a year after Laurier Boisvert was chosen to head the
Federal Industry Minister Jim Prentice has quietly announced that
Guy Bujold has been picked to run the space agency.
A news release on the organization's website says Bujold will
head the CSA until a new president is appointed.
Boisvert, a former president and CEO of Telesat, was appointed to
the space agency's top job in April 2007.
He was officially replaced by Bujold this past Jan. 1.
Prior to the appointment, Bujold was an assistant deputy minister
at Industry Canada.