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.

Advocacy Action Alert: Capital Gains Increase — Federal Budget

February 18, 2017

Please review the Briefing note below, the basis for our Capital Gains Increase — Federal Budget Alert. Our goal is to prevent any increase in Canada’s capital gain taxation levels, a measure which would diminish the reward for entrepreneurial risk-taking and reduce the number of entrepreneurs and innovators and the investors that support them. Your […]

eCrime Cyber Council: Interview with Co-Chair Deputy Chief Scott Tod: Join the Mission!

eCrime Cyber Council: Interview with Co-Chair Deputy Chief Scott Tod from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. For the first time in their respective histories, the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police (CACP) and the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) have joined forces to create a joint advisory body supporting the advancement of the national cybercrime strategy for […]

Canadian federal Government Procurement Modernization: Insights & Guidance!

February 17, 2017

CATAAlliance members and supporters can now access federal procurement documentation and guidance relating to Canadian federal government procurement modernization. Being mindful of the complexity of federal procurement, we are asking members/supporters to offer their guidance on ways to leverage procurement to support buying from Indigenous owned businesses, women owned businesses, small and medium enterprises (SMEs), […]

Canadian uncertainty over Trump’s planned “tweaking” of trade agreement: CATA CEO Comments

February 16, 2017

Canadian anxiety over Donald Trump‘s plan to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was somewhat lessened by the US President’s comments on Monday that Mexico, and not Canada, is the problematic partner in the trilateral pact. At a news conference with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following their first face-to-face meeting at the […]

Mitel CEO Starts CATA’s Gala Innovation Leadership Conversation

Mitel CEO Starts CATA’s Gala Conversation from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. Spend two minutes with Mitel, President & CEO, Richard McBee, as he starts the conversation early for CATA 32nd Annual Innovation Leadership Gala (May 17 in Ottawa).  Mr. McBee (from Mitel Next, Paris France) talks about mobility, the Cloud and getting from A to B. […]

Résultats bruts de l’étude sur l’automatisation du secteur manufacturier au Québec

February 15, 2017

Vous trouverez-ci-joint le texte de la présentation avec les chiffres disponibles. L’étude complète qui sortira au mois d’avril comptera des analyses plus poussées, ainsi que des comparaisons avec le reste du Canada chaque fois que pertinent. Le benchmaking international sera effectué avec les dURonnées de l’International Federation of Robotics (IFR). Ce sont les résultats du […]

28 February 2017

Venture Summit | West


Venture Summit West is dedicated to showcasing VCs, Corporate VCs and angel investors committed to funding early stage and emerging companies.
 
22 February 2017

The first Bayer Grants4Apps Meet-up in Canada


Bayer’s Grants4Apps program offers support to digital startups and developer teams across the globe.
 
CATA Innovation and Leadership Awards
17 May 2017

32nd Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala


The 32nd Annual Gala celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology areas.
 
1 Jan-Apr 2017

Nominations for 2017 CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards now open – Submit your candidates today!


Complete the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Nomination Form and submit to CATAAlliance by April 7, 2017
 
2 March 2018

Robotics, A.I. and Next Generation of ICT Sourcing Highlighted at New Toronto Conference


The conference will feature a series of panel discussions and presentations from some of the leading minds in North American enterprise ICT procurement, sourcing and vendor management.
 
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Three Year Work Permits for Temporary Technology Workers for Easing Industry Skill Shortages