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Advancing the Internet in Canada

OTTAWA – January 27, 2014 – Innovative ideas and programs that make the Internet better for all Canadians could receive up to $100,000 in funding from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA domain.


Canadian small business lagging in online presence: Internet Factbook

OTTAWA – March 18, 2014 – Canadian small businesses, only 41.1 per cent of which have a website, may be missing lucrative opportunities as Canadians come to rely on the Internet to help them make buying decisions, according to the 2014 Factbook from the Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA domain.



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.


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