Below you’ll find all of CIRA’s resource publications, including white papers, factsheets and other in-depth reports, arranged by newest publication first.

CIRA's strategic plans, corporate plans and annual reports are also easily accessible in our Corporate Reports section.


CIRA’s second annual .CA Factbook, a compendium of information about the global Internet and .CA’s place within it.

With the introduction of French character domain names, all .CA domain names sharing a common form are variants of each other and form an administrative bundle. For example, ç and cirà.ca are variants of the domain, and form an administrative bundle. To learn more about .CA domain names and administrative bundles, check out this factsheet.

Published June 2014, this document provides the background briefing on the International Telecommunications Union (ITU)

Canadian Internet Forum 2014 Factsheet-Digital Policy Environment and Canadian Business

Summary of the 2014 Canadian Internet Forum

In its 2010 submission to Industry Canada’s Digital Economy Strategy Consultation, CIRA highlights the need to safeguard the success of the Internet by continuing to maintain security and reliability and trust in Internet transactions.


Based on a 2009 survey of Canadians, it is broadly felt that Canadians of all ages learn to not only use and  understand Internet, but also create online content in order to be full digital citizens.


Report on Canadian interest in Internet governance

Based on a survey conducted among Canadians in 2009, this backgrounder highlights the key concerns of Canadians around the digital economy, including e-commerce, accessibility to high-speed Internet, privacy and education.


Canadian Internet Forum - The Internet and Canada's Future: Opportunities and Challenges