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, Events & Funding News: Read CATA Connections Now (Nov/Dec, 2018)

November 18, 2018

CATAAlliance  Connections can be read at: Please view and subscribe and then Like, Share & Comment to your social media channels. Our goal is to amplify the voices of tech executives, innovators and entrepreneurs to create a more connected, informed and influential community. Share Your Updates Have you started a new company? Were you featured in a […]

Canada’s future in space is in jeopardy, as country slips to an 18th ranking in space investment

November 17, 2018

Canada’s future in space, in jeopardy Ottawa, ON…CATAAlliance (, Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, has called on all federal parties to add a long-term, fully-funded space strategy for Canada as part of their election platforms. CATA CEO, John Reid said, “ Canada has moved from an 8th place ranking in Space spending in […]

Fed’s 51 Percent Equity Definition for Women Owned Businesses introduces yet another form of discrimination against women

November 16, 2018

CanWIT (Women in Tech) Group Ottawa, ON…CATAAlliance (, Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, has launched an Advocacy Campaign today calling for the federal government to fully open access to international trade promotion, procurement and related growth resources to women-led or women founded companies, rather than excluding women-owned businesses that are not at least 51% […]

Open Letter to Messrs Trudeau, Scheer & Singh: Canada’s Innovation Policy Agenda Just Doesn’t Do It

Date: November 12, 2018 Attn:   The Right Hon. Justin Trudeau, Prime Minister & Leader of the Liberal Party             The Hon. Andrew Scheer, Leader of the Official Opposition             Jagmeet Singh, Leader of the New Democratic Party From:   John Reid, President & CEO, CATAAlliance     […]

Canada’s Innovation Policy Agenda Just Doesn’t Do It: A CATA Op-Ed by Sr. VP, Russ Roberts & CEO, John Reid

Canada’s Innovation Policy Agenda Just Doesn’t Do It As Canada’s One Voice for Innovation advocacy Group, CATAAlliance (,  moderates crowdsourced ideas and guidance from over 800,000 opt-in members with strong interests in Canada.   Their commentary and insights provide direction for our efforts to promote positive changes that can provide Canada’s innovation based businesses the environment they need to […]

Help Crowdfund Competitive Innovation Nation Advocacy (CATA’s 2018/19 Campaign)

November 15, 2018

Crowdfunding Request Dear Community member, We’ve just launched CATA’s 2018/19 Crowdfunding campaign and would very much appreciate your donation as part of a community funded approach to advocacy. You can help give CATA’s campaign a boost by making your donation here: As a not for profit, we rely on the support of community leaders […]

15 May 2019

Datebook: 34th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation & Leadership Awards Gala (May 15, 2019, Ottawa on Digital Health)

The 34th Annual Gala celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology areas.
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