Creating your own website and sharing your new year's resolution journey online can have serious benefits.
New products like STEM toys and maker-based programs and projects are a great way to get kids involved in the STEM fields early on by allowing them to explore new concepts hands-on, building on skills such as creativity, teamwork, and problem-solving.
In a world where there are over 1,000 TLDs to choose from, only one can convey that you are Canadian. Choose Canada. Choose .CA.
Canadians Connected 2016, CIRA’s symposium and annual general meeting, took place in Toronto at the Allstream Centre on Thursday, September 22nd.
Free online tool helps small and medium-sized businesses report on how and why customer data is used
We sat down with CIP grant recipient Christopher Parsons from the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, to learn more about the DIY Transparency Report Tool that's been developed. The tool helps businesses generate transparency reports to better communicate with their customers about how they are collecting, retaining, and disclosing their data.
Just this past week, the number of .CA domain names registered reached 2.5 million.
Enabling Apparel Entrepreneurship started as a pilot project in 2015 with funding from CIRA’s Community Investment Program. In the workshop, participants learn to use online business and financial tools, marketplaces, sales software and relevant web tools to build their own apparel businesses. Over the course of several weeks, women learn what goes into starting an online business and how to market their products, sell their wares, and do their back office “paperwork” online.
Moisson Montreal is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1984, and that has now grown to become the largest food bank in Canada. In 2013, it began to operate the Food Recovery Program as a pilot project, with Loblaws, donating their unsold foodstuffs to Moissons instead of throwing them out or composting them. Now in operation for more than two years, the program has recovered close to 855 tons of food, which represents savings of more than $8 million for the Moisson’s accredited community organizations.
Canadians Connected 2016 will take place this year in Toronto on Thursday, September 22. Join us to hear some of Canada’s top digital thinkers and learn about the latest initiatives at the Canadian Internet Registration Authority. In addition to an exciting lineup of industry-leading keynote speakers, CIRA presents its accomplishments from the past year, industry developments and statistics, future plans, audited financial statements and the auditor’s report to its membership.
One of the biggest challenges that freelancers face is that they lack credibility. Many businesses and organizations want to hire established, reputable businesses – not some freelancer who they assume is working out of a basement and who can disappear at a moment’s notice. Even if your rates are affordable and you give them more attention than an agency would, if you lack credibility, you won’t go very far as a freelancer. So how do you build that credibility and confidence in your potential clients?