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Industry Veterans Reflect on Microsystems Progress

Industry Veterans Reflect on Microsystems Progress

To mark the 20th anniversary of the Executive Forum on Microsystems, ITAC and its conference partners assembled a five-person panel to reflect on two decades of microelectronics growth and speculate on what may lay ahead. The panel included industry leaders, …

ITAC Eyes ITA Negotiations Deal

ITAC Eyes ITA Negotiations Deal

Energized by the successful conclusion of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) negotiations, the Information and Technology Association of Canada is expanding its trade lobbying efforts focused on Asia. Karna Gupta, ITAC’s President and CEO, announced this …

Atkinson Takes Competitive Message to Hill

Atkinson Takes Competitive Message to Hill

Karen Atkinson, a tax partner at Ernst & Young, and a member of the ITAC Board of Directors, will represent our association when she appears before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance Oct. 7. She will be part …

Google Funds Coding Camps for Kids

Google Funds Coding Camps for Kids

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt announced the company will spend $1.5 million  to support the educational charity, Actua. The grant will help launch a program called Codemakers, with a goal of teaching 100,000 Canadian kids about coding software and working …

eBay Calls for Trade Changes

eBay Calls for Trade Changes

A new report by online retailer eBay is calling for the federal government to remove barriers to the free flow of goods across the country’s borders. The Commerce 3.0 – Canada report suggests the Canadian government can help drive export …

Looking for Opportunities in India? ITAC Can Help

Looking for Opportunities in India? ITAC Can Help

ITAC will lead a mission of 10 Canadian ICT companies to India from January 18-21, 2015. This mission is specifically designed for ICT companies in telecom (including applications), cybersecurity and e-health. Canadian companies on this mission will meet large Indian-based …

BEPS – Quo ‘Vat’is?

BEPS – Quo ‘Vat’is?

Base erosion and profit shifting is a hot topic in economic  policy circles.  Our resident expert on retail tax matters (and unrepentant punster) Audrey Diamant, PWC Partner, Tax Services, prepared a concise analysis of how countries are a adapting their …