.CA Voice

Every .CA helps fund projects that build a better online Canada

There are a great number of people out there, around the world and within Canada, working to improve the Internet and allow more Canadians to benefit form it, and with CIRA’s Community Investment Program (CIP), you can help build a better online Canada by doing something as simple as registering a .CA domain name.

Start something new in 2017

Creating your own website and sharing your new year's resolution journey online can have serious benefits.

Hands-on learning prepares students for the Information Age

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.

EcoEquitable Inc. helps entrepreneurs turn their hobbies into businesses

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.