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.

CATA News Connections: Technology, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

May 31, 2016

Our goal is to amplify the voices of tech executives, innovators and entrepreneurs to create a more connected, informed and influential community.

Industry Group Asks Innovation Gala delegates to become CNN live TV reporters: Periscope to the World!

May 26, 2016

CATAAlliance, Canada's One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group today issued a call to action to sponsors, award winners and delegates attending the 31st Annual CATA Innovation Leadership Gala to download new live-streaming video mobile app, Periscope to their smartphones and broadcast the Gala in real time to Twitter Followers.

CATAAlliance Embraces Generosity Crowdfunding Model to Advance Innovation Advocacy and Community Causes: Contribute Today!

May 26, 2016

CATAAlliance ( is a not for profit organization; we rely on external contributions to fund our mission of advancing Canada’s as a top ranking competitive innovation nation. Please join your peers in making a Crowdfunding contribution or Donation at our Crowdfunding landing page.

Media Advisory (for Thursday, May 26th): 31st Annual CATAAlliance Innovation Awards Gala Winners

May 25, 2016

2016 Award Winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner featuring a keynote from Dr. Micheál J. Kelly, Dean Lazaridis School of Business and Economics on "Scaling Success: Tackling the Management Gap in Canada’s Technology Sector" revealing insights from 125 executive interviews of the challenges facing Canadian high-tech firms and a road forward to build initiatives designed to address them.

Public Safety Expert Speakers: Public Wireless Alerting & Police ICT Strategies; View Live Broadcast from Windsor Police Squad Car

May 19, 2016

In this 15-minute briefing, Mr. Dan McArthur, Senior Strategist, Nuclear Oversight and Regulatory Affairs, Bruce Power, discusses the current state of Public Alerting in Canada and where the Nation needs to go with inclusion of the wireless service providers' participation in providing Wireless Public Alerting to all Canadians and on all networks.

The Ottawa Police Technology Roadmap - $40 Million+ RFP Pending - Access 70-minute video podcast with CIO Daniel Steeves

May 18, 2016

Mr. Daniel Steeves, CIO with the Ottawa Police Service (OPS), provides a multimedia presentation offering an overview of the OPS IT Roadmap, discussing its tangible and intangible benefits, how it will help the Service to change how it operates and improve public safety outcomes, and critical success factors. Mr. Steeves also answers questions regarding the pending request for proposal (RFP).

CATA’s NEW Channel for assisting organizations determine primes for Technology Roadmaps, advancing RFPs and facilitating supplier relationships: $45 million Roadmap Procurement

May 17, 2016

Viewers will benefit from client Q&A interviews, including the provision of research materials and associated documents describing procurement opportunities.

Industry Group launches Canadian Government R&D Accelerator Campaign: Will Canada’s Innovation Minister Help Lead our Commercialization Gap Catch Up?

May 16, 2016

Call for the Canadian government to create a Canadian Government R&D Accelerator to launch startups that want to commercialize R&D created by Canadian federal government scientists, engineers and technologists. The accelerator would be located in the National Capital Region (NCR), to benefit from federal R&D as well the private sector technology commercialization expertise in the region.

26 May 2016

31st Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner

31st Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner May 26, 2016, Hosted by the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University...

7 June 2016

The CIO as CEO of Technology: The Courage to Lead in the Future Enterprise

Engage in HMG Strategy's global, social, mobile and digital network and connect with the world's top innovative and transformational leaders. Secure your seat and Register Today!...

14 June 2016

CATA Partnered Event: Toronto's #1 Marketing Conference - Save $100

This unique one-day conference features an unparalleled lineup of speakers including Academy Award-nominated filmaker Morgan Spurlock, YouTube sensation Bethany Mota & CEO and Co-Founder of Movember, Adam Garone....

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Three Year Work Permits for Temporary Technology Workers for Easing Industry Skill Shortages