New Honourary Consul of Russia in Vancouver
On December 5, 2016 Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Canada, H.E. Alexander Darchiev, officially announced that Ms. Erin Chutter is inaugurated as the new Honourary Consul of Russia in Vancouver.
Courtesy of the Russian Embassy in Ottawa
Welcome Prime Minister Trudeau
Canadian Space Technology
Sunday, September 20th, 2015
Author: Paul Luke
Richmond-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates is a world leader in space robotics. The company built Canadarm2 and Dextre, a robotic space handyman designed to keep the International Space Station in top shape. It can ride on the end of the Canadarm to move from work site to work site, or simply hitch a ride on a mobile base. Read More»
Port Coquitlam-based Dynamic Structures is building the steel enclosure for the world’s largest earth-based telescope, the Thirty Meter Telescope in Hawaii. Dynamic Structures has world-leaving expertise in building enclosures for telescopes. Please read the above article on page 2 for more information.
World Leader in Space Robotics
University of B.C. professor John MacDonald and physics grad Vern Dettwiler started a remote sensing company in 1969 that has grown into the world’s largest communications satellite builder with 4,800 employees in 11 global offices. Please read the above article on page 3 for more information.
Russia’s Ilyushin Finance to acquire 42 Bombardier CSeries jetliners with firm purchase agreement
Russian leasing firm Ilyushin Finance’s (IFC) shareholders have approved the purchase agreement for 42 Bombardier CSeries aircraft, a move that converts the agreement to a firm order.
Bombardier CS100 Jetliner is a single-aisle, long-range passenger aircraft being developed by Bombardier Aerospace. The CS100 can accommodate 100 to 125 passengers based on the seating configuration. Read More»