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.
Ottawa, ON - June 5, 2018 - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority 's (CIRA) nomination committee is seeking dynamic individuals with an interest in advancing the internet in Canada to join its board of directors.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced it has signed an agreement with Skyway West, one of western Canada’s leading independent internet service providers, to provide D-Zone DNS Firewall to its growing list of business customers.
As Canadians embrace the internet as the centre of their digital lives, there has never been a better time to choose Canada online.
Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced it has signed an agreement with Akamai Technologies to license Akamai’s DNS security-enabling solutions to power D-Zone DNS Firewall.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) board of directors is seeking individuals to join its nomination committee for the 2018 board of directors election.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) 2018 board of directors election process will begin on June 5, 2018 with a call for applications. Online voting for election candidates will begin at CIRA’s annual general meeting (AGM) on September 27, 2018 at the Infinity Convention Centre in Ottawa and will run until October 4, 2018.