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CIRA Celebrates 10 Years of Managing the .CA Registry

CIRA Celebrates 10 Years of Managing the .CA Registry

Ottawa, December 10, 2010 – This month, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) celebrates 10 years of managing the registry for the .CA top-level domain.


CIRA working with international partners to counter Conficker C


CIRA working with international partners to counter Conficker C

Ottawa, March 24, 2009 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the non-profit organization responsible for operating the dot-ca Internet domain, today announced it is taking prudent steps to counter possible misuse of the dot-ca domain by the Conficker C worm.


Canadian Internet Registration Authority ends free-for-all over personal information

June 11, 2008

Canadian Internet Registration Authority ends free-for-all over personal information

New dot-ca WHOIS Privacy Policy implemented

OTTAWA, Ontario, June 11, 2008 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced today that it has launched a new privacy policy and WHOIS search tool to protect the privacy of dot-ca domain name registrants. The new policy limits public access to personal information except under extraordinary circumstances or through explicit consent of the registrant.



New system sends life-saving text messages to residents of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

Vancouver Community Network launches street messaging system September

VANCOUVER, B.C. – September 3, 2014 – This past June, seven people overdosed in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside from an apparent “bad batch” of heroin, prompting local police and public officials to issue a warning to local service agencies and media outlets.

When these toxic batches of drugs enter a market like Vancouver, the results are tragic, and in many cases preventable with quick medical attention.



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