Insight into Canada's Internet
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.
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.
With a new grant from the .CA Community Investment Program, the Canadian Interoperability Technology Interest Group is working to ensure that Canadian communities can coordinate their transition to next-generation 9-1-1 services and deploy solutions that can work across the country to potentially take advantage of photo and video sharing and other mobile applications.
Canadian web services firm Korax has selected the .CA D-Zone Anycast DNS solution to deliver DNS infrastructure services to thousands of customers in Canada.
.CA team calls on Canadians to test their Internet connections with new .CA Internet Performance Test
Through a simple web application, Canadians can evaluate the download and upload speeds of their Internet connections. The test results allow researchers to access critical information about Canada’s Internet.
STEAMLabs launches Internet of Things teaching kit to bring digital education to elementary school students
Project funded through the .CA Community Investment Program equips teachers with tools to teach hardware and software engineering
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has received reports of a phone call security scam using the CIRA name.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Board of Directors is seeking individuals to join its nomination committee for the 2015 board of directors election.
Ottawa, ON – March 31, 2015 – MediaSmarts, Canada’s centre for digital and media literacy, has today launched an extensive new program to support teachers in integrating digital literacy into their classrooms. Use, Understand & Create: A Digital Literacy Framework for Canadian Schools (K-8) is a cross-curricular program that provides teachers with an array of tools to give students the skills they need for the digital age.
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.
A new poll released today by the .CA Community Investment Program and Ipsos Reid shatters the traditional view of the Internet as a tool for the young. Eighty-six per cent of Canadians, including those over 55 (90%) 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.