October 10, 2018

Advocacy Campaign list

Overview:

Advancing Canada’s Competitive Innovation Nation Ranking Advocacy

Innovation Advocacy Campaigns: Completed & On Deck: CATA CEO Reports from the CATA Innovation Gala

 Specific Campaigns:

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

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

Crowdfunding: CanWIT Advocacy Campaign (Fed’s 51 Percent Equity Definition for Women Owned Businesses introduces yet another form of discrimination against women)

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

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

Call for the adoption of 21st Century models in the delivery of services to citizens: U.K. G-Cloud First, a best practice for addressing Canada’s lagging science and technology innovation performance

Call for the adoption of new “May to Must” cloud computing policy for Canada (updateable briefing note)

Canadian Innovation Leadership or Not in the Automotive Sector: Should Just the Automakers Control Access To Data from Autonomous Vehicles?

A proven model for the creation of Innovative Solutions Canada: Call for Guidance & Advocacy!

Canada’s global leadership for “Smart-Intelligent Cities”? Will Canada’s new innovation policy recognize the opportunities for knowledge job creation, investment, foreign trade & national innovation?

Vendor Legislative Alert: New Procurement Rules Strangle Choice, Shut Out Companies

U.S. Venture Capital Industry Says No To Funding Canadian Innovation: Fingers Point to Canada’s failure to amend Section 116 Clearance certificate

Canada must say yes to Broadband for Public Safety: Urgent call for appropriate spectrum allocation. Public Safety will run out of Data Spectrum in the near future

Major Industry Group calls for Stock Option Course Correction: Proposed Changes Wrong Path to Attract & Keep Best Talent in Canada

Industry Issues the Call for Public Sector Technology Test Beds: Aims at new applications for government productivity and reference accounts for ten thousand Canadian technology enterprises pursuing international markets

CATA Successfully Opens Federal Contracts to SME’s
Champions SME Right to bid on “unbundled” contracts, while encouraging the expansion of large company mandates in Canada

Innovation Lobby Group calls for review of Government of Canada Approaches to Procurement Spending: Real Change or No Change?

Federal liberals promise better innovation funding but CATAAlliance says the government is really chopping billions

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

 

Using Youtube to announce advocacy (CATA TECH NOW Live)

CATA TECHNOW Live: Canada’s Innovation Policy Agenda Just Doesn’t Do It (Tune In: Monday at 10:45 DST)