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Canadians can have their say through Canadian Internet Forum

OTTAWA – February 28, 2013 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, is kicking off its annual consultation with a feature event in Ottawa and an online forum, providing all Canadians with an equal voice to discuss the issues that impact the safe and fair use of the Internet.


Survey finds Canadians apathetic about online privacy

OTTAWA – August 28, 2013 – Half (49 percent) of Canadians believe it is acceptable for the government to monitor email and other online activities of Canadians in some circumstances, according to the results of a new survey released today by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain.


Canadians use the Internet more than anyone else

Ottawa, January 21, 2013 – Canadians rank first in the world when it comes to Internet usage, spending an average of 45 hours per month online. Despite this fact, Canadians still spend more for broadband speed than 19 other countries. These illuminating facts, and more, are included in a new resource from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released today.



The Internet and you: It’s time for Canadians to speak up

Ottawa, February 26, 2013 - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, is kicking off its annual consultation with the Canadian public with a day of insightful and provocative discussion on the issues that impact the safe and fair use of the Internet.


Discuss, debate, participate

OTTAWA – August 14, 2013 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, is accepting registrations for what promises to be another provocative and informative exploration of the global Internet and the challenges and opportunities it presents for all Canadians.

The Canadian Internet Forum (CIF) and CIRA’s 2013 AGM will take place at Montreal’s Centre Mont-Royal from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on September 16. For the first time, the CIF and CIRA’s AGM will be combined.


Celebrating 25 years of .CA

Internet domain has become integral to Canada’s identity

OTTAWA – July 11, 2012 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, is celebrating .CA’s pivotal role in bringing Canadians together online and building Canada’s digital brand abroad.


Have your say in the future of Canada’s Internet

OTTAWA – September 13, 2012 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, is bringing two of North America’s top digital thinkers to Ottawa to talk about how the unrestricted growth of the global Internet is vital to the economic and social future of Canada and the rest of the world.


CIRA welcomes world Internet leaders to Toronto

OTTAWA – October 10, 2012 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages .CA, Canada’s top-level domain, is welcoming key Internet policy decision-makers from around the world to Toronto next week for ICANN 45, a high-level meeting that will help define the future of the Internet and how it will be governed.


International meeting of Internet leaders kicks off with keynote by the Hon. Tony Clement

OTTAWA – October 15, 2012 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, (CIRA),  the organization that manages the .CA top level domain, is hosting senior decision-makers from more than 100 countries in Toronto this week for high-level discussions that will not only impact how the Internet operates, but also how it will continue to be governed in the future.


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