CATA's mission is to move Canada to 1st place or an A grade in Innovation and Competitiveness. We do so under the rubric of the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign with Core Planks and a Working Agenda for Advocacy Initiatives.

Liberals Need to Re-Energize Tax Based Support for Innovation, says CATAAlliance

October 21, 2017

Re-Energize Tax Based Support for Innovation CRA’s management made changes to the SR&ED interpretive and management practices without proper due diligence and consultation with impacted groups and apparently not with the Government itself.  As a result, we have lost much of  the impact and benefits of this innovation incentive program (CATAAlliance) Ottawa, ON…CATAAlliance, Canada’s One Voice for innovation […]

Help CATA’s RESET the BUTTON advocacy campaign to improve business growth & innovation success

Dear Community Advocate As not for profit group, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA), has organized a national advocacy campaign calling for the government to pause and reset its priorities on SME business- and startup-focused policies, and innovation policies generally. Areas of focus include Tax Policies, Government Procurement, Cyber Security & Public Safety,  SR&ED Incentives, […]

In Support of Cybercrime Victims: Policing Summit Identifies Rehtaeh Parsons Society as Charity Patron

October 19, 2017

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) are pleased to announce the Rehtaeh Parsons Society is the official Charity Patron of the 2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit (IPCS 2017) taking place this November 6-8, 2017, in Ottawa. A portion of the proceeds from the Summit, […]

York University Computer Museum Seeks Technology, Solution Provider Partners and Community experts to help advance its World-class Computing Exhibition

 Be a partner in preserving and showcasing Canadian computing heritage  Benefit from leadership and brand  profile as part of York University Computer Museum’s LINK  Respond by December 1, 2017 to CATA CEO, John Reid at jreid@cata.ca Toronto, ON…York University Computer Museum, York University, wishes to partner and collaborate with corporations and organizations and community leaders […]

BNN Interviews Dave Walsh on the New Cap On Passive Investment in Private Corporations

In this video interview with BNN, Dave Walsh, member, CATA Innovation Leadership Council, Partner at BDO and recognized innovation advocate, discusses the new cap on passive investment in private corporations, announced by Finance Minister Bill Morneau, as the government fine-tunes controversial aspects of Canadian tax reform. View video: https://tinyurl.com/ybsemv32  View CATA Media Release: http://cata.ca/2017/positive-reset/ Related: New tax […]

Driving Women in Tech Champions: CEO Ali Close & Research Head, Melanie Ewan, Facebook Live

October 18, 2017

Driving Women in Tech Champions: CEO Ali Close & Research Head, Melanie Ewan, Facebook Live from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. Women in Tech World with the support of CATAAlliance presented the Ottawa Driving Women in Tech event on October 17th, part of a community based research tour to better understand and support women in the technology […]

17 October 2017

Driving Women in Tech, a community based women in tech research tour: Join Ottawa’s Seminar (October 17th) as our guest


A community based research tour to better understand and support women in the technology industry in Canada
 
2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit
6 November 2017

2nd International Policing Cybercrime Summit


Global & National Law Enforcement Executives, Front Line Officers, & Industry & Academic Partners Identify Collaborative Solutions
 
CATA Launches Crowdfunding Platform to Enable Canadian Tech Sector to Prioritize Advocacy Projects
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