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Canada Is Sending An Astronaut Around The Moon In 2023 & It'll Make History

This will take Canada to the moon for the very first time!
NASA Moon Mission Will See A Canadian Astronaut Orbit The Moon In 2023

As part of an upcoming NASA moon mission, a Canadian astronaut will orbit around Earth's natural satellite in 2023 and it will make history.

On December 16, it was announced that the Canadian Space Agency and NASA signed a treaty to confirm Canada's participation in the next missions to the moon.

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The Canada-U.S. Gateway Treaty takes Canada to the Moon for the first time. Navdeep Bains

As part of the new Gateway Treaty, Canada will play a role in the Artemis II mission that's is set to blast off in 2023 which will be the first crewed mission to the moon since 1972.

That will be a historic moment as Canada will be the second nation to have an astronaut travel to deep space and orbit around the moon.

After that, another space flight will take a Canadian to the Lunar Gateway, a small space station that will allow astronauts to land on the moon's surface.

Canada is contributing a robotic arm to the project and its control station will be here in the True North.

Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains said that this will take Canada to the moon for the first time and it's "a significant moment in Canada's space history".

The Canadian Space Agency has collaborated with NASA before on a mission to Mars and another one to "boop" an asteroid 

A Guinness World Record has just been bestowed upon a very, very tall Canadian teen, and he truly stands head and shoulders above most of us.

Hailing from Quebec, 15-year-old Olivier Rioux clocks in at a neck-ache-inducing 7 feet, 5.33 inches tall, which has earned him a place in the 2022 edition of the Guinness World Records as the world's tallest living male teenager. That makes him taller than any of the Toronto Raptors players.

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Justin Trudeau Just Promised To Crack Down On 'Mobs' Protesting In Health Care Settings

If elected, he says the Liberals would move to criminalize blocking health care buildings.

With anti-vaccine protests taking place all over the country on September 13, the federal leaders have finally weighed in and Justin Trudeau is not holding back.

"The Liberal Party of Canada, if reelected to form government, will make it a criminal offence to block access to buildings that provide health care," said Trudeau while in Vancouver on September 13. "Whether that's hospitals, clinics, abortion clinics, pharmacies, testing centres, it is not OK that across the country, hospitals are having to put up barricades today to manage the mobs coming their way."

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We all know that our country is full of diverse natural beauty and cityscapes, and the best cities in Canada have just been announced by Travel+Leisure.

The publication asked readers to rate cities based on their "sights and landmarks, culture, cuisine, friendliness, shopping, and overall value," and these Canadian destinations have been ranked as the top five in the country.

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