March 28, 2019

Upcoming CSPC Symposium on the Federal Budget (April 12th, Toronto), a CATA partnered event

Dear Community members,

Please join us on April 12th (8 am-12 pm, Toronto) for a CATA supported event, presented by the CSPC (Canadian Science Policy Centre) and co-sponsored by the University of Toronto and Ryerson University on “Decoding the 2019 Federal Budget for Canadian R&D and Innovation.” co-sponsored by the University of Toronto and Ryerson University.

The morning will begin with a comprehensive analysis of the 2019 budget by David Watters, CEO of Global Advantage and a veteran of the Canadian Public Service and then followed by two responding panels.

We hope you will join us for what promises to be a thoughtful and stimulating examination of the federal budget.

Please RSVP to


John Reid, CEO, CATAAlliance
Mehrdad Hariri, CEO & President, Canadian Science Policy Centre

Ps Read Russ Roberts, Sr. VP Advocacy, CATA, 2019 Post Budget Editorial published by the CSPC Centre

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