Cable & Telecom

Obituary: Pioneer, visionary and promoter of Silicon Valley North, John Reid

OTTAWA - Within the chaotic 24/7 news cycle, John Reid – the longtime president and CEO of the Ottawa-based Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) – both got and sent the message that reporters need information and that he was a valuable source of it.For journalists, like me, he was the reliable go-to guy for contacts in or the inside scoop on the latest high-tech developments. In turn, Reid never hesitated to post a CATA news release on a journalist’s Facebook page, like mine.He understood communication is a dialogue, and was, in the words of his close friend and colleague, CATA...

Our industry and COVID-19

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