Insight on Canada's Internet
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) 2015 board of directors election process will begin on June 11, 2015 with a call for applications.
E-commerce is going mobile: 20% of younger Canadians have made purchases from mobile devices according to the 2015 .CA Factbook
The 2015 .CA Factbook, an annual report on the state of the Canadian Internet, points to deepening mobile engagement among Canadians, a declining interest in cable subscriptions and new opportunities for Canadian e-commerce.
86 per cent of Canadians, including those over 55 (90%) and those caring for a parent over 65 (87%), agree that providing better access to the Internet, along with training on how to use it, would help older Canadians stay better connected to their communities and families.
78% of Canadians report that workers would be more productive if they had additional Internet and technology skills, according to new poll
.CA Community Investment Program marks launch of 2015 funding program with collaborative research study with Ipsos on Canadian attitudes on digital technology and skills
As job seekers in Canada turn to digital tools to manage the challenges of a career transition, a new application, Menteer from Career Skills Incubator, will ease the process of matching job seekers with an appropriate mentor. The project was funded through the .CA Community Investment Program, which helps drive solutions to social and economic issues in Canada.
In a new report, funded in part by .CA, Media Smarts calls for a child-centred approach to media literacy to help deal with cyberbullying, sexting and other online threats.
Vanishing evidence online or “LinkRot” may put stability of precedent in legal system at risk, according to new research from the University of Ottawa
Project funded through CIRA’s Community Investment Program aims to help judges and lawyers ensure that information found online is stable and reliable
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) today announced that it had completed a contribution agreement with the Internet Governance Forum Support Association (IGFSA), providing the necessary resources to address emerging issues in Internet governance.
Advanced security measures can mitigate risk of hacking
OTTAWA – December 2, 2014 – Many website hijackings are avoidable with enhanced domain name system safety measures, says the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the organization that manages the .CA domain.
‘Godfather’ of .CA honoured at UBC awards
Ottawa – November 28, 2014 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) and the CIRA Board of Directors extend congratulations to John Demco, ‘Godfather’ of the .CA domain.
Demco received an honorary alumnus award from the University of British Columbia (UBC) for having the vision and foresight to set up .CA in the 1980s.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is pleased to announce the Officers of its Board of Directors for the 2014-2015 board term.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), steward of the .CA domain name system, is relocating its corporate headquarters to the vibrant live/work/ play community at Lansdowne Park.
Minister Blaney announces strengthened partnership with Canadian Internet Registration Authority to further secure Canadian websites
Today, the Honourable Steven Blaney, Canada’s Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, gave a keynote address at SecureTech 2014, a conference featuring experts from the defense and security domain. Minister Blaney took this opportunity to announce a strengthened partnership between the Canadian Cyber Incident Response Centre (CCIRC), Canada’s computer security incident response team, and the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the not-for-profit organization that manages Canada’s .ca domain name registry.
Steven Barry joins the Canadian Internet Registration Authority to manage and maintain the .CA domain
Ottawa, ON – October 28, 2014 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority today announced that Steven Barry has joined the organization in the role of Director of Information Technology. Barry will be responsible for leading the IT team responsible for the .CA domain name registry, a critical component of Canada’s national Internet infrastructure. Barry will also manage CIRA’s software development and information management efforts, taking responsibility for the delivery of new products and services.