July 5, 2019

Funeral Service Arrangements Complete for John Reid, CATA, CEO

Funeral details for a memorial service to honour John Reid have been announced. Friends, family and those who wish to remember John and his 32 years as the head of CATA are welcome at the Central Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 315 McLeod Street (at O’Connor) on Friday July 12th after 1 pm. A memorial service will be held in the chapel starting at 2 pm.

The family of John have requested that donations be made to:
Carleton University Sprott Competes Fund, Department of University Advancement:
4104 HCI Building, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1S 5B5

The full announcement is on the funeral home Web site at

John died suddenly on June 24 while on holiday in Norway with Carol, his wife of 30 years.

Many tributes have already been written about John they can be read on the CATA Web site at https://cata.ca/john-reid-ceo-cataalliance/

Video tributes were recently made by Sir Terry Matthews, long-time CATA supporter and serial tech entrepreneur as well as Michael Tremblay, CEO of Invest Ottawa.

John Reid

John Reid, President and CEO CATAAlliance
1950 – 2019

For further information
Contact Paul Labarge, CATA Board Member
613 – 599 – 9600 extension 201