Canadian Government Hesitation To Significantly Support The Technology Sector Will Cost Us All

June 11, 2020

  This OpEd is provided courtesy of the CATA Alliance.  For additional information please visit their website https://cata.ca/ and our prior piece on their work. Canadian Government Hesitation To Significantly Support The Technology Sector Will Cost Us All The impact of COVID-19 on economies around the world has been massive. How governments are dealing with […]

CATA Memo – Save Canada’s Way of Life. Funding for science and technology centric businesses. #economy

June 9, 2020

Original Article Save Canada’s Way of Life. Funding for science and technology centric businesses. #economy Our future, Canadian way of life, our social, healthcare, education and arts and culture programs need healthy Canadian revenues to fund. Getting Canada back to work when it’s safe, securing a future for younger generations depends upon smart decisions made TODAY.  Drawing on […]

The Hill Times – We’ll need the capability to restart the economy once pandemic fades

We’ll need the capability to restart the economy once pandemic fades This means ensuring that we have the companies ready to drive future growth—ensuring they survive the pandemic world to help lead growth and job creation in the post-pandemic world. TORONTO—The first priority is to do everything we can to protect the health of Canadians. […]

RESEARCH MONEY – New portal aims to accelerate procurement opportunities for Canadian firms

May 13, 2020

Original Article By Jessica Galang Published on May 13, 2020 Canada’s national ICT business association has launched a new portal in an effort to streamline the procurement process for both tech companies and the government. The Tech2Gov Innovation Exchange, launched in response to the COVID-19 crisis, allows users to search by area of specialization (such as personal protective equipment), […]

The Hutchinson Group – Fast track Canadian small business tech funding to save the economy.

May 6, 2020

President of the first Canadian owned computer systems manufacturer and a Founder of CATA in 1978, supports CATA’s proposal to fast track Canadian small business tech funding to save the economy. To read Bill Hutchinson’s full letter to the Prime Minister click this link.  

RSM Canada – Government urged to fast track small tech businesses funding to save economy

May 5, 2020

SUBJECT: Government urged to fast track small tech businesses funding to save economy Earlier this month, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) wrote to you proposing ways to immediately help Canadian owned small business tech companies affected by COVID-19.  My name is Danny Ladouceur and I am writing to you today in full support of CATA’s […]

mondaq – Canada: COVID-19: Frequently Asked Questions For Technology And Emerging Companies

May 2, 2020

Original Article Last updated: Friday April 23, 2020 If you’d like to receive further updates, sign up for our Technology and Emerging Companies Group Bulletin General Business How do I apply for the Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy? On April 21, 2020, Prime Minister Trudeau announced that the CRA would begin receiving applications from employers for the Canada […]

Ottawa Business Journal – Op-ed: Preventing COVID-19 from hollowing out Ottawa’s tech sector

April 29, 2020

OBJ Original Article The coming few months will be critical for Canada’s economy. A nation’s most innovative and high-flying firms are often at the edge of financial success or failure and an event like the COVID-19 crunch is going to put the future of many firms at real risk. Here in Ottawa, we’ve seen similar […]