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Vote to elect new CIRA board directors

Toronto, September 22, 2016 – Members of the CIRA community will begin casting their votes today for candidates in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) 2016 Board of Directors Election. The vote period starts today at 3 p.m. ET and ends at 3 p.m. ET on September 29, 2016.

CIRA Members play an important role in choosing the leadership that will guide CIRA through the next three years of its mandate.



DK Hostmaster upgrades DNS infrastructure with CIRA’s Anycast DNS service

September 20, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – At the global meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers this summer, representatives from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) and .DK Hostmaster delegated authority for the .DK zone to the D-Zone name servers by a symbolic press <Enter> key on the root zone manager RZM tool. 



Learn more about the candidates for the CIRA Board of Directors

Ottawa, September 14, 2016 – Members of the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) community will begin casting their votes on September 22 for candidates in the Canadian Internet Registration Authority's (CIRA) 2016 Board of Directors election.

In advance of the vote, CIRA Members can learn more about the candidates and where they stand on issues of importance to Canada’s Internet.


Show your support: Participate in the 2016 CIRA Board of Directors Election

Ottawa, August 25, 2016 - 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 8, 2016.


.CA and Web Hosting Canada help Canadian athletes prep for Rio Olympics with new websites and awesome domain names

Ottawa, ON – August 5, 2016 - .CA, Canada’s national domain name, and Web Hosting Canada, a Canadian provider of web solutions for small businesses, have partnered to help Canadian athletes ensure they are visible online in advance of the 2016 Rio Olympics and beyond. This project was launched as part of .CA’s partnership with CBC Sports to tell athletes stories in their own voices through the Player’s Own Voice web portal. 


Canadian researchers breaking down barriers for people living with vision loss

Montréal, QC – August 3, 2016 – Researchers at McGill University have developed an innovative technology so Canadians living with vision loss can better navigate the world around them. 
After successfully testing its Autour application in Montréal, and with funding from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s Community Investment Program, the McGill team has launched an expanded version of the app to include cities across Canada. 



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