View briefing note: http://tinyurl.com/yc4o5zck    In this video, Russ Roberts, CATA's Sr. VP, Tax, Finance and Advocacy talks about what has happened to SR&ED tax credits in the last decade and some of the causes of this dramatic reduction of innovation support in Canada.    Between 2009 and 2015 the aggregate tax credits delivered by the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) has gone down by 5.3 billion dollars, and the Department of Finance now forecasts a 15 percent downward revision in SR&ED…

CATA's National Spokesperson, Micheál J. Kelly Dean, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics sets Scale Up as the key focus for competitive innovation…

View briefing note: http://tinyurl.com/yc4o5zck    In this video, Russ Roberts, CATA's Sr. VP, Tax, Finance and Advocacy talks about what has happened to SR&ED tax credits in the last decade and some of the causes of this dramatic reduction of innovation support in Canada.    Between 2009 and 2015 the aggregate tax credits delivered by the CRA (Canada Revenue Agency) has gone down by 5.3 billion dollars, and the Department of Finance now forecasts a 15 percent downward revision in SR&ED…

CATA's National Spokesperson, Micheál J. Kelly Dean, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics sets Scale Up as the key focus for competitive innovation…

Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is a federal tax incentive program administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). It encourages businesses to conduct research & development to create new or improve existing products, processes, principles, methodologies, or materials.  The CATAAlliance SR&ED educational video series gives you an overview of the program, discusses eligibility criteria and which expenditures qualify, and explains best practices in filing a…

Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax credit is a federal tax incentive program administered by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).

++ Action Item: Complete the 2 Question NAFTA Guidance Survey:  https://goo.gl/forms/HpRGzQBQlwRLgzVh1    Background:    The Canadian government is consulting with key stakeholders on the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) with the United States and Mexico. Market access and level playing field is one of the core public policy planks of CATA's competitive innovation nation campaign.    This Market Access Survey & Video interviews are being conducted to provide…

CATA's National Spokesperson, Micheál J. Kelly Dean, Lazaridis School of Business & Economics sets Scale Up as the key focus for competitive innovation…

Video piracy is arguably one of the most pervasive forms of cybercrime found online today. According to Google stats, requests to remove copyrighted materials has grown from just over 1 million requests in July 2012 to over 24 million requests as of September 2016, resulting in over a total of 1.88 billion URLs being removed on over 921,000 websites.  Offering a unique, front-line perspective, watch as CATAAlliance Chief Business Officer, Kevin Wennekes, speaks with Doug Pluta, Security…

Managing Video Piracy: Tools, Techniques and Asia Pacific Threats

About CATAAlliance -- 10/24/16 Weekly Update  Interact with your Innovation Peer Group Now http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Canadian-Advanced-Technology-Alliance-CATA-37239/about The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsourcing ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. (No Tech Firm Left Behind) Contact: CATA CEO, John Reid at jreid@cata.ca

About CATAAlliance -- 10/24/16 Weekly Update Interact with your Innovation Peer Group Now http://www.linkedin.com/groups/Canadian-Advanced-Technology-Alliance-CATA-37239/about The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is Canada’s One Voice for Innovation Lobby Group, crowdsourcing ideas and guidance from thousands of opt in members in moderated social networks in Canada and key global markets. (No Tech Firm Left Behind) Contact: CATA CEO, John Reid at jreid@cata.ca

Dear Community members  To help advance CATA’s competitive innovation nation campaign, we have created a one question Survey/Poll format to capture informed opinions on issues affecting Canada’s innovation and competitiveness rankings.  Our first “Tell Us What You Think Survey” is about SR&ED Tax Credits:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11A0OJs3URcuPVKCCudSUfzepiCBeYaGPxNWAJlingPA/viewform?c=0&w=1  ++ Action Item: Have a question on an issue affecting Canadian innovation and competi...

Dear Community members To help advance CATA’s competitive innovation nation campaign, we have created a one question Survey/Poll format to capture informed…

CATA CEO interviews Paul Labarge, Founding Partner, Labarge Weinstein and member, CATA Leadership Council on the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign.  The Initiative is part of our Crowdfunding Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign, described on the following landing page:   http://igg.me/at/innovationnation   A founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein, Paul has been practising law for over 35 years. Paul primarily focuses his practice on taxation, tax planning and tax litigation.…

CATA CEO interviews Paul Labarge, Founding Partner, Labarge Weinstein and member, CATA Leadership Council on the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign. The Initiative is part of our Crowdfunding Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign, described on the following landing page: http://igg.me/at/innovationnation A founding partner of LaBarge Weinstein, Paul has been practising law for over 35 years. Paul primarily focuses his practice on taxation, tax planning and tax litigation.…

Anna Consani is Community Manager at Washington, DC based Springboard Enterprises, a CanWIT Mentorship Partner, now approaching Alumni executives to add to the nWIT (Women in Tech) Mentorship

Anna Consani is Community Manager at Washington, DC based Springboard Enterprises, a CanWIT Mentorship Partner, now approaching Alumni executives to add to the nWIT (Women in Tech) Mentorship

Kathryn led some of the most significant nursing initiatives in Canadian history.

Mentorship with Order of Canada Recipient Kathryn J. Hannah in Women in Tech

Vicki Saunders, serial social entrepreneur, shares her insights on best mentoring practices.Since returning to Canada in 2010, Vicki has been mentoring young entrepreneurs to develop their business ideas and is coaching social ventures in Ryerson's Digital Media Zone (DMZ).

Vicki Saunders, serial social entrepreneur, shares her insights on best mentoring practices.Since returning to Canada in Vicki has been mentoring young entrepreneurs…

Ms Lee was active in Women in STEM initiatives as a student leader at Waterloo and U of T. Now as a young professional and Product Manager at NYMI,  she volunteers with Ladies Learning code, and for whatever opportunities arise, like iCreate.   As a CanWIT HUB Champion her focus in Toronto will be to reach out to students and recent grads, as part of spreading CanWIT's mentorship channel and career resources to that demographic of aspiring women in tech.

Ms Lee was active in Women in STEM initiatives as a student leader at Waterloo and U of T. Now as a young professional and Product Manager at NYMI, she volunteers…

CanWIT National Spokesperson, & Leadership Coach, Tania Desa, shares her perspectives on career mentorship and sponsorship.  Add to the CanWIT (Women in Tech) conversation and meet peers at the on-line CanWIT Social Media Forum (1200 members) at: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/CanWIT-Women-in-Tech-GLOBAL-3307815/about   Highlights:  The truth is I think mentors are an essential part of building your career and everyone needs a few but calling every senior manager your mentor will not land

CanWIT National Spokesperson, & Leadership Coach, Tania Desa, shares her perspectives on career mentorship and sponsorship. Add to the CanWIT (Women in Tech)…

++ Action Item: Please make a contribution to the CanWIT Mentorship  and Diversity Channel Crowdfunding Campaign at http://igg.me/at/canwitmentorship followed by using the Call to Action letter provided to reach out to social networks to attract further support for the cause.  Ottawa, ON...CanWIT (Women in Tech) a division of CATAAlliance launched its Career Mentorship and Diversity Crowdfunding Campaign today to expand its Mentorship Video Channel that will…

TechNOW with Women in Tech Spokesperson, Cindy Gordon: Mentorship and Diversity

National Leadership Council member, Scott Murray, President & CEO, ClearPicture comments on the benefits and shortcomings of Canada's flagship SR&ED program.

National Leadership Council member, Scott Murray, President & CEO, ClearPicture comments on the benefits and shortcomings of Canada's flagship SR&ED program.

CATA CEO, John Reid’s interview with Markus Lemke, VP Business Development, Dycor Technologies  focusses on a critical commercialization gap Canada continues to face in becoming a competitive innovation nation and for weatlh creation.

CATA CEO, John Reid’s interview with Markus Lemke, VP Business Development, Dycor Technologies focusses on a critical commercialization gap Canada continues to face in becoming a competitive innovation nation and for weatlh creation.

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