ITAC Blog Blogs by ITAC Board members, ITAC staff, and valued partners and members. ITAC Response to Private Corporation Tax Changes On October 2nd, ITAC submitted an ICT industry response to Finance Canada’s consultations on tax planning using private corporations. Release of ITAC 2018 Pre-Budget Submission: Strengthening Canada’s Place is a Digital World On August 4th, ITAC submitted to the federal government its 2018 Pre-Budget submission aimed at Strengthening Canada’s Place in a Digital World. NAFTA Highlights for the ICT Industry On Monday July 17th, the U.S. Trade Representative released a summary of American objectives for the renegotiation of NAFTA, which is scheduled to begin in August. Outcome of ITAC Intervention at the Supreme Court of Canada Last November ITAC intervened at the Supreme Court of Canada on behalf of Facebook in Douez v. Facebook. The appeal considered the validity of forum selection clauses in consumer user agreements. Issue Brief on Canada’s New Defence Policy The Defence Policy Review (DPR), released on June 7th, is the first comprehensive review of Canadian defence strategy since Canada First Defence Strategy of the Harper Government published in 2008.