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.

Women Investing in Women with Trish Costello, CEO, Portfolia: a CanWIT (Women in Tech)/Women Investing in Women Partnership

August 16, 2017

Women Investing in Women with Trish Costello, CEO, Portfolia from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. In this video, brought to you through a CanWIT (Women in Tech) and Women Investing in Women partnership, Trish Costello, CEO of Portfolia, speaks to the power of women investors in equalizing the investment opportunities afforded to businesses that are founded and […]

Support Competitive Innovation Nation Advocacy today by making a Crowdfunding Contribution

August 15, 2017

Dear community member, CATAAlliance has launched a new crowdfunding advocacy site to get support behind community based competitive innovation nation advocacy (i.e., see Core Planks). Can you help us out by making a crowdfunding Donation? Please go to the crowdfunding URL: Your action is to select and process a Donation amount from the many […]

Federal liberals continue to chop support for high tech start-ups: CATA says new tax legislation on professional corporations is off-side and will penalize all entrepreneurs

Draft for Feedback & Edit Ottawa, ON…CATAAlliance, Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, has voiced strong opposition to the federal government’s tax changes proposed by Finance Minister Bill Morneau that would see entrepreneurs treated exactly the same way with respect to their earnings as employees. CATA CEO, John Reid, said, “The proposed legislation set […]

Media Release: Is Canada’s Innovation Ecosystem Ready, Summits Planned.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date:  August 15, 2017 Media Contact:  Katherine Thompson Mobile: 647.202.0624 Email:  Toronto, ON – The Canadian government’s commitment to invest $950 million between 2017- 2022 to support the development of business-led “Innovation Superclusters” has been met with strong support and interest from innovators, educators, industry and government both within Canada and abroad. It has also been […]

As Liberals tout ‘innovation agenda,’ CRA keeps scaling back SR&ED credits: CATA argues $5.3 billion has been removed from the program between 2009-2016

 BY: Techopia Staff at the Ottawa Business Journal One of Canada’s leading technology industry associations says the federal government is quietly chopping billions of dollars from a program aimed at boosting private-sector R&D across the country. The accusation by the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance comes as the Liberal government markets its so-called “innovation agenda” as a strategy […]

Focus on Entrepreneurial Mindset with Telfer’s Robyn Ouimet: One Change for Success

Focus on Entrepreneurial Mindset with Telfer’s Robyn Ouimet: One Change for Success from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. In this CATA Gala video, Robyn Ouimet, Director of Advancement, Telfer School of Management, talks about the importance creating an entrepreneurial mindset. Also view Telfer School of Management Private Sector Innovation and/or Leadership in Advanced Technology Award. At CATA’s […]

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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