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.


The inaugural process of the Canadian Internet Forum took place between November 2010 and February 2011 and included more than 200 stakeholders from the private sector, civil society, the research community, academia and government.

Canadian Internet usage is among the highest in the world and the .CA domain

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) has representatives in 193 member states, collaboratively producing regulations, standards and policy guidelines.

White Paper from .CA, recommends how Canadian small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), falling behind in online commerce, can implement digital technology.

Canadians have their say. The third annual Canadian Internet Forum held February, 2013 by .CA hosted panels and presentations focused on cyber-security, digital literacy and Internet Governance.

CIRA’s intention for publishing an IPv6 Security policy is to apply best practices to the implementation and overall management of the IPv6 protocol on CIRA’s network. The IPv6 protocol shares many similarities with IPv4 but there are also significant differences. These differences include 128 bit IP address space, additional features in ICMPv6, new multicast addresses and neighbour discovery just to name a few.

Presentation of CIRA's experience in deploying IPv6 providing background, technical details, and testing methodologies. 

Most of what we do online falls into one of three categories: Talk, Shop and Play. There are risks associated with all these activities that consumers need to be aware of so they can take the necessary steps to protect themselves and their computers.


The Cyber Security Game is a lesson plan for a game to help students learn about being safe online. In this lesson students discuss their online experiences and learn how to minimize the potential risks that may be associated with them. Using the Cyber Security Tip Sheet, students explore the many tools and strategies that can be used to mitigate or prevent negative online experiences. 

Visiting websites is the most basic part of using the Internet. It can open up a world of fun and opportunity or a lot of unexpected problems, depending on how careful and well‐prepared you are.