E-commerce is going mobile: 20% of younger Canadians have made purchases from mobile devices according to the 2015 .CA Factbook
The 2015 .CA Factbook, an annual report on the state of the Canadian Internet, points to deepening mobile engagement among Canadians, a declining interest in cable subscriptions and new opportunities for Canadian e-commerce.
As job seekers in Canada turn to digital tools to manage the challenges of a career transition, a new application, Menteer from Career Skills Incubator, will ease the process of matching job seekers with an appropriate mentor. The project was funded through the .CA Community Investment Program, which helps drive solutions to social and economic issues in Canada.
78% of Canadians report that workers would be more productive if they had additional Internet and technology skills, according to new poll
.CA Community Investment Program marks launch of 2015 funding program with collaborative research study with Ipsos on Canadian attitudes on digital technology and skill
In a new report, funded in part by .CA, Media Smarts calls for a child-centred approach to media literacy to help deal with cyberbullying, sexting and other online threats.
June 11, 2008
Canadian Internet Registration Authority ends free-for-all over personal information
Ottawa, April 20, 2012 - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), in collaboration with Public Safety Canada and the Canadian Radio-television Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), has developed an online DNS Checker to screen users’ computers for the DNSChanger malware.
Efforts underway to create more domestic Internet Exchange Points
OTTAWA – June 28, 2012 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, CIRA, the organization that manages the .CA Internet domain, is embarking on a new initiative to help create a more robust and economical domestic Internet for all Canadians by facilitating the development of more Internet Exchange Points (IXPs) across the country.
Ottawa, January 22, 2014 – YouTube has been chosen as the number one site to visit by Canadian youth according to a study of Canadian children’s and teens’ Internet use by MediaSmarts, a Canadian digital and media literacy organization.
DNSSEC builds a ‘chain of trust’ between users and the websites they visit
OTTAWA – June 11, 2014 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages the .CA domain, is making the Internet safer for all Canadians with the implementation of DNSSEC, the latest in a string of new security measures rolling out in 2014.
Ottawa, May 4, 2011 – Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a report on the findings from its national consultation on how the Internet is run.