Building grassroots solutions to national Internet issues – a fourth year for CIRA’s Community Investment Program
CIRA is committing another $1 million in funding to support Canada’s Internet community. Our program is designed to fund grassroots projects that use digital technology to improve the Internet in Canada.
In 2011 CIRA commissioned research from Packet Clearing House (PCH) to examine patterns of Internet traffic movement across Canada.
The IANA stewardship transition is a crucial step in the evolution of the internet. While some people in Washington would have you believe the opposite, the transition will protect the internet from capture by Russia, China, Iran and others.
Back in 2015, I wrote a commentar for the Montreal Gazette about Quebec’s consideration of a proposal to block its citizens from accessing out-of-province gambling websites. Fast-forwarding to just this past week, a preliminary opinion from the CRTC stated that Quebec cannot force Internet companies to block access to certain websites.
IIS has chosen CIRA as a technical and business partner and we think it is a great move for our organization and our community.
We've just announce the third round of funding through the program and I'm pleased to welcome another 24 partner organizations intot the CIRA community.
In the final months of 2012, CIRA’s board of directors convened to approve an ambitious vision for what a modern country code top level domain (ccTLD) could be.
Canada's Internet Performance report, from CIRA's IPT testing unveils some interesting information regarding how our internet is performing.
In the global digital economy, the speed and price of a nation's broadband is its currency. And right now, our digital current isnt worth very much; Canada's internet service hasnt kept pace with our global counterparts.
It seems that everyone is talking about the Internet of Things (IoT) lately. At the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the IoT was the hot topic, with dozens of organizations championing the promise of a truly inter-connected world