The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) invites CIRA Members to participate in the board of directors election by showing support for Member nominees. The show of support period begins today at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time and closes at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on September 13, 2018.
Iqaluit residents are invited to join Internet experts for a public information session to discuss a project aimed at improving internet performance and security through the creation of a Community Cloud.
Join CIRA to discuss cybersecurity and privacy in Canada: registration now open for Canadians Connected 2018
Canadians Connected 2018 brings together Canada's Internet community to learn from top digital thinkers and gain insight on the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) latest initiatives to advance the Internet in Canada.
CIRA’s nomination committee selects candidates for the 2018 board of directors election; CIRA member applications now open
Ottawa, ON – August 2, 2018 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) nomination committee has selected five candidates from across Canada with a broad mix of experience and qualifications necessary for the management of the .CA domain. To view the list of nominations candidates, visit https://cira.ca/election-results.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is proud to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the launch of D-Zone DNS Firewall with the deployment of two new server nodes in Montreal and Vancouver.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced it has signed an agreement with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to incorporate the data from its Project Arachnid platform into D-Zone DNS Firewall.
June 20, 2018, OTTAWA - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released Canada's Internet Factbook today, which includes statistics about Canada's internet and Canadians' online habits, perceptions and experiences. This includes worries around the security of private information, with 81 per cent of Canadians expressing concern about the security of their personal information held by a government department in the event of a cyberattack .
June 13, 2018, OTTAWA - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released The gap between us: Perspectives on building a better online Canada, which captures the experiences, opinions and proposed solutions of 70 grassroots organizations across Canada working to make the internet better for Canadians. These organizations, working on the frontlines of Canada's internet, share a narrative of haves and have-nots, including Canadians who lack the ability to get online or the skills to do so safely and effectively, as well as the organizations who serve them. Gaps and solutions are highlighted in internet infrastructure, access, digital literacy and funding.
June 11, 2018, OTTAWA - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority announced 28 organizations from across Canada who will receive a grant from its Community Investment Program. This program provides roughly $1 million annually to Canadian not-for-profits, charities and academic institutions doing good things for and through the Canadian internet. To date, CIRA has provided $5.45 million in grants for projects that improve digital literacy, internet infrastructure, access and online services.
SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) announced that it is partnering with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to launch an Internet Performance Test (IPT) to help connect everyone in Southwestern Ontario, Caledon, and the Niagara Region.