The first ever program to recognize .CA web sites and applications that
make a positive impact in the lives of Canadians gears up for its
OTTAWA, Jan. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - The 2012 .CA Impact Awards has opened for entries!
The .CA Impact Awards recognize youth, educators, not-for-profit and
public organizations, small businesses and web developers and designers
for their innovation and the impact of their .CA websites and
"The .CA Impact Awards is truly unique amongst awards programs," says
Byron Holland, President and CEO of the Canadian Internet Registration
Authority (CIRA). "By celebrating .CA websites that make an impact, we
are recognizing the Internet as a powerful agent of social change."
CIRA is looking for people and organizations that use their .CA websites
to make a positive difference in the lives of their users and those
around them. Impact can be social, cultural, political, technological,
For its second iteration, the Impact Awards is seeking entries in four
categories: Public Sector and Not-for-Profit, eLearning, Small Business
and Applications. Entries for the 2012 awards will be received until
March 23, 2012.
Winners of the Impact Awards will receive $5,000 each and the added
visibility which comes from winning a national award.
For more information about the .CA Impact Awards, eligibility, judges,
prizing, or to submit an entry, visit us at impactawards.ca, watch the .CA Impact Awards video, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or follow-us on: CIRA blog, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Slideshare.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority is the member-driven
organization that manages Canada's .CA domain name registry, develops
and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community, and
represents the .CA registry internationally. .CA is Canada's Internet
identity, reserved for Canadians, recognized and trusted worldwide.
SOURCE Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)
For further information:
613-237-5335 ext. 262