Archive for October, 2017

CATA makes the right call about hitting the tax reset button

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

We need the Prime Minister to “hit the tax reset button” – otherwise, it appears “the left hand giveth while the right hand taketh away”. Innovation Superclusters, Smart Cities Challenge, CENGN (Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks) and ENCQOR (Evolution of Networked Services through a Corridor in Québec and Ontario for Research and Innovation) investments are disabled when deducting from risk-taking entrepreneurs who are creating jobs and growing our economy.

cata-alliance-logoSpurred by the backlash to the federal government’s proposed tax changes, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance, at has launched a campaign calling for the government to pause and reset its priorities on small business- and startup-focused policies. CATA CEO John Reid talked to the Ottawa Business Journal about it recently.