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October 6, 2015

United Way Centraide Canada finds safety and security for their online presence with .CA’s D-Zone

.CA D-Zone Anycast DNS adds protection for online donation engine during critical campaign periods

Ottawa, ON – October 6, 2015 – United Way Centraide Canada (UWCC) has adopted the .CA D-Zone Anycast DNS through an in-kind donation from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to expand protection from DDoS attacks and improve performance for Canadian web users.

September 29, 2015

D-Zone brings robust and high-performance DNS service to University of Saskatchewan

With the adoption of CIRA’s D-Zone Anycast DNS, the University of Saskatchewan has reinforced its Internet infrastructure, adding resiliency and enhanced performance to its campus network and public-facing Internet applications. 

September 24, 2015

.CA Members Elect 2015 CIRA Board Members

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is pleased to announce the results of its 2015 Board of Directors election.

This year, .CA Members voted to elect 4 new directors, each serving three-year terms.

September 15, 2015

Vote to elect new CIRA board directors

Election runs online from September 16-23

Ottawa, September 16, 2015 – Members of the .CA community will begin casting their votes today for candidates in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) 2015 Board of Directors Election. The vote period starts today at 3 p.m. ET and ends at 3 p.m. ET on September 23, 2015.

September 14, 2015

Top Canadian entrepreneurs and Internet leaders convene at .CA national meeting

CBC Dragon, investor and business expert Michael Hyatt and digital marketing visionary Mitch Joel to address annual meeting of the Canadian Internet Community

Vancouver, BC – September 14, 2015 – Canadians Connected 2015, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) symposium and annual general meeting brings together leaders from Canada’s Internet community to address opportunities for Canada’s digital economy.

August 25, 2015

.CA Members can show support for the nominees in CIRA’s Board of Directors election

.CA Members can show their support for one of the 25 Member nominees in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) 2015 Board of Directors election.

August 11, 2015

Hamilton adopts new made-in-Canada DNS; leads Canadian cities in IT resiliency

The City of Hamilton has adopted .CA D-Zone Anycast DNS from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) as part of its plan to create a robust and reliable IT network.   

August 10, 2015

EasyDNS adds a new choice for made-in-Canada DNS for .CA customers

EasyDNS, provider of mission-critical DNS and domain portfolio management, has added .CA D-Zone Anycast DNS from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to its offering of secondary domain name services. 

August 5, 2015

Canada’s Internet community to convene in Vancouver for Canadians Connected 2015

Canadian Internet Registration Authority annual general meeting now open for registration

Ottawa – August 5, 2015 – Canadians Connected 2015 is an opportunity for Canada’s Internet community to learn from some of Canada’s top digital thinkers and gain insight on CIRA’s latest initiatives to advance the Internet in Canada.

July 27, 2015

CIRA’s nomination committee selects candidates for the 2015 board of directors’ election; .CA member applications open July 29

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) nomination committee has selected six candidates from across Canada with a broad mix of experience and qualifications necessary for the management of the .CA domain. 

July 21, 2015

ORION offers complimentary cloud service with .CA D-Zone Anycast DNS

The Ontario Research and Innovation Optical Network (ORION) is pleased to partner with the Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA) to provide its D-Zone Anycast DNS solution to ORION’s connected institutions.

June 11, 2015

Join the CIRA board of directors and help advance the Internet in Canada

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) nomination committee is seeking dynamic individuals with an interest in advancing the Internet in Canada to join its board of directors. 

June 4, 2015

.CA team calls on Canadian cities to seize the opportunity of municipal domains

The growing success of .nyc, .london, .berlin and other global municipal domains should serve as motivation for Canadian municipalities to follow-suit . 

May 28, 2015

With support from .CA, Internet technology drives transformation in Canada’s not-for-profit community

Today the .CA Community Investment Program announced over $1 million in funding for 25 Canadian not-for-profit organizations working on the cutting-edge of Internet issues and services. This fund, generated from the registration of .CA domains, supports Canada’s Internet community with funding for research, infrastructure, online services or digital literacy projects.

May 28, 2015

Open Effect receives funding from .CA Community Investment Program to hold companies and governments accountable for how they store personal data

With funding from the .CA Community Investment Program, Open Effect, a Toronto-based privacy not-for-profit group, is building an application that will support the process of creating requests for this information and help educate Canadians on how they can gain control over their personal data.

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