CATA’s winning women of 2018 on the value of mentorship

When Human Resource Systems Group (HRSG) founder, president, and CEO Suzanne Simpson accepted the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)'s Sara...

May 18th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood


2018 federal budget stifles tech industry growth, CATA says

The federal government's 2018 budget takes some admirable steps toward securing Canada from cyber criminals, but is otherwise a fiscally...

March 2nd, 2018 IT World Canada Staff

ITWC co-launches AI Directory to help businesses plug into one of Canada’s leading tech sectors

A new directory released Tuesday invites businesses across Canada to participate that much more easily in one of the country's...

December 12th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

CATA urges feds to reconsider tax changes to passive income, saying it benefits tech SMBs

Despite the outsized reputation of companies such as BlackBerry Ltd. and OpenText, the majority of Canada's technology sector consists of...

November 10th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

The government wants CATA’s advice on how to improve SR&ED funding

That didn't take long. Less than a week after the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) officially released a report breaking...

July 31st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Government essentially cutting billions from innovation funding, CATA says

For years, Russ Roberts has argued that despite its much-vaunted "innovation agenda," Canada's federal government has functionally reduced innovation spending...

July 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Sara Kirke interview

Sara Kirke Award winners 2017 – Fawn Annan and Cindy Gordon interview

Awarded for entrepreneurship and innovation by the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance, the Sara Kirke Award celebrates women leading the tech...

June 8th, 2017 Brian Jackson

New project aims to give Canadian military veterans a second career in cyber security industry

It’s no secret Canada has a severe technology industry skills shortage, but a new partnership between the Canadian Advanced Technology...

May 11th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs