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February 4, 2016

.CA team is recognized as a top employer in the National Capital Region

Cutting-edge technology portfolio and culture of innovation secures CIRA status as employer of choice

Ottawa, ON – February 4, 2016 – Today the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers announced the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), operators of the .CA domain, has been ranked as a top employer in Ottawa for a second year.  With 80+ employees located at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, CIRA runs one of the fastest growing country code top-level domains globally.

February 1, 2016

New video series fills gap in Canadian legal education system with new resources on Indigenous law

University of Victoria Indigenous Law Research Unit heads project with funding from the .CA Community Investment Program

Victoria, B.C. – February 01, 2016 – A new Indigenous law video series seeks to foster an understanding of how Indigenous legal principles may be accessed and applied today.  

January 19, 2016

.CA commits $1 million in new funding to build a better online Canada

Canadian charities, non-profits and academic researchers can apply for funding from the .CA Community Investment Program 

January 11, 2016

Save the date: The .CA Community Investment Program open for applications January 20

The .CA team seeks projects that help build a better online Canada 

December 21, 2015

Web Hosting Canada adds expanded cybersecurity protection to its small business web hosting solutions

Built on the .CA D-Zone Anycast DNS, new service adds speed and resiliency to DNS and website requests

December 16, 2015

Researchers map the Internet’s “boomerang routes” where data transfers between Canadians move through the US, increasing exposure to state surveillance

Team at University of Toronto launches new mapping tool to help Canadians understand the movement of their Internet data

December 3, 2015 and the Canadian Internet Registration Authority celebrate 15 years of bringing domain names to the Canadian market

Event in Vancouver commemorates the history and legacy of the .CA domain 

November 9, 2015

The .CA team ranks among Canada’s top small and medium sized employers in new data from Aon Best Employers

High-performance team located in the national capital continues to attract top tech talent


October 29, 2015

Canada’s charities are missing the opportunity of mobile: only one third have mobile-friendly websites

New report from .CA and Framework highlights technology opportunities in the non-profit sector

October 27, 2015

Consumers Council of Canada warns Canadian businesses and consumers both face risk from poorly understood terms and conditions statements

New report funded by the .CA Community Investment Program recommends taking practical steps to clarify privacy and T&C statements, to bolster consumer confidence

Toronto, ON – October 28, 2015 – A new report released today by the Consumers Council of Canada cautions that overly complex privacy and terms & conditions statements can put Canadian consumers and businesses at significant legal risk and undermine the trust between customers and online businesses.

October 20, 2015

The Peterborough County-City Health Unit protects patient data and online services with new cybersecurity solution from .CA

Secondary Anycast DNS solution helps protect network from DDoS attacks and improves performance of web applications and services

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 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.

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