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New research report from CIRA shares Canadian perspective on fake news, privacy, cybersecurity and internet access

Feb. 19, 2019, OTTAWA - Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a research report displaying Canadians' opinions and experiences regarding the internet and fake news, privacy, cybersecurity and access. Based on a survey of over 1,200 Canadian internet users in December 2018, the report highlights areas of concern, including apprehension around the upcoming Canadian federal election. The report also indicates what Canadians want from industry, the Canadian government and citizens themselves to create a better internet in Canada.



CIRA recognized as a top employer in the National Capital Region

January 30, 2019 – Ottawa, ON – Today the editors of Canada’s Top 100 Employers announced the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) as a top Ottawa employer.

With more than 90 employees located at Lansdowne Park in the Glebe, CIRA is best-known for managing .CA on behalf of all Canadians and runs one of the fastest growing country code top-level domains globally.


CIRA to strengthen Canadian internet infrastructure, online access and digital literacy with $1.25 million investment

January 15, 2019, Ottawa, ON - Starting today, CIRA is calling on Canadian not-for-profits, charities and academic institutions with innovative internet projects in need of funding to apply for a CIRA grant. The annual Community Investment Program application period is now open, with $1.25 million available. Applicants have until 2 p.m. EST Feb. 28, 2019 to submit their application online.


Ordering food online, fighting hunger and a forced choice between paying for food and the internet bill

Dec. 4, 2018, OTTAWA - Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a report about food and the internet. How the internet feeds hungry Canadians explores the internet's impact on Canadians' access to food. From apps delivering food to Canadians' homes, to websites fueling the local food movement, to the ways in which the internet affects food security in Canada - for better or for worse - this report covers it all.


CIRA D-Zone Anycast DNS gains worldwide momentum

Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is celebrating the momentum of D-Zone Anycast DNS among its global country code top-level domain (ccTLD) partners at the ICANN meeting in Barcelona.




Vote to elect new CIRA board directors

Members of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) community will begin casting their votes today for candidates in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) 2018 board of directors election.



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