Call for Members to serve on the CATA Tax & Innovation Advisory Task Force
March 30, 2016

crowdsourcingimage.jpgCall for Members to serve on the CATA Tax & Innovation Advisory Task Force

Dear Community members

Please confirm your interest in serving on the CATAAlliance Tax & Innovation Advisory Task Force, established to recommend concrete policy actions, appropriate expenditures and required fiscal restructuring to help create the long-term conditions for Canada’s innovation and competitiveness leadership. Members will also be engaged in lobbying for key changes, including intensive social media outreach to leverage community support for specific advocacy Campaigns.

To be considered for this Task Force please email CATA CEO, John Reid ( describing your interest, and attaching your bio.

Dr. Russ Roberts, CATA’s Sr. VP, Advocacy and a 30 year public policy expert, will be Chairing the Task Force; he has already offered summary views of the 2016 federal Budget and the rationale for the Task Force that can be read at:

We also wish to thank community members for their guidance, input for White Papers, video interviews and lobby meetings with MPs and other influencers regarding the need to maintain Canada’s stock option regime. Bravo to all of you for this successful advocacy as summarized below:

Innovation Lobby Group Gives New Liberal Government Thumbs Up for preserving Stock Options as a key resource for attracting and keeping talent in Canada

Please contact our advocacy team with any issue, concern or strategy that can help Canada become the number one competitive Innovation Nation.

On behalf of the CATA Innovation Leadership Council

John Reid, CATA CEO