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Feb 18, 2020, 08:00 ET Poll shows majority of Canadians support rules to promote wireless competition by allowing new carriers into the market

OTTAWA, Feb. 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Public opinion data from an upcoming research report by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) shows that a majority (60%) of Canadians support new...


Jan 15, 2020, 08:00 ET CIRA is funding digital literacy, cybersecurity, and internet infrastructure projects through $1+ million fund

This year's granting program is open to all Canadians, but preference will be given to internet-related projects that benefit students as well as rural, northern, and Indigenous communities OTTAWA,...


Oct 09, 2019, 08:00 ET Survey finds 71 per cent of Canadian organizations impacted by a cyber-attack last year

CIRA survey analyzes the response of Canadian organizations to increase in cyber threats OTTAWA, Oct. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released its 2019...


Sep 30, 2019, 15:15 ET Canadian Internet Registration Authority ranked as one of Canada's best employers

OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has once again been named one of Canada's top employers. This is the fourth year that the Ottawa-based operator of...


Sep 23, 2019, 08:00 ET CIRA challenges Canadians to Choose .CA with first-ever broadcast campaign

OTTAWA, Sept. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is taking its mission to get as many .CA domain names into the hands of Canadians to a new level with the launch of...


Sep 19, 2019, 08:00 ET CIRA invites federal parties to adopt its vision for the future of Canada's internet

OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - As internet-related issues have emerged as a major theme in the 2019 Canadian federal election, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has put forward its...


Sep 12, 2019, 21:17 ET Ottawa based not-for-profit CIRA wins prestigious HR award for most effective recruitment strategy

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - This evening the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) won the MaxSys Staffing & Consulting Award for Most Effective Recruitment Strategy at the...


Sep 10, 2019, 08:00 ET CIRA confirms policy on .CA domain names ahead of 2019 Federal Election

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2019 /CNW/ - As the 2019 Federal Election approaches in Canada, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) would like to reiterate its position and policies on the...


Jul 09, 2019, 08:00 ET Canadians are having trouble disconnecting from the internet; 85 per cent haven't been off-the-grid in the last year

OTTAWA, July 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) published its annual look at the state of the nation's internet—Canada's Internet Factbook 2019. As summer...


Jun 27, 2019, 09:17 ET CIRA welcomes federal Connectivity Strategy to achieve universal broadband access by 2030

New strategy outlines the government's plan to fill the gaps in Canada's internet infrastructure and ensure more Canadian households have high-speed access OTTAWA, June 27, 2019 /CNW/ - This morning...


Jun 18, 2019, 08:00 ET CIRA launches D-Zone Cybersecurity Awareness Training platform to help defend Canadian institutions

Partnership with Beauceron Security helps to turn users into defenders OTTAWA, June 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, CIRA is proud to add another tool to its growing portfolio of cybersecurity solutions with...


May 30, 2019, 08:00 ET CIRA announces $1.25 million in funding to improve Canadian internet infrastructure, online access and digital literacy

OTTAWA, May 30, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority announced 21 organizations from across Canada that will receive a grant from its Community Investment Program. This...


Feb 19, 2019, 13:30 ET New research report from CIRA shares Canadian perspective on fake news, privacy, cybersecurity and internet access

OTTAWA, Feb. 19, 2019 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a research report displaying Canadians' opinions and experiences regarding the internet and fake news, ...


Feb 06, 2019, 08:00 ET Canada's Domain now powered by Fury Registry Platform

CIRA completes modernization of .CA registry with upgrade to Fury Registry Platform OTTAWA, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is proud to announce that...


Jan 15, 2019, 07:30 ET CIRA to strengthen Canadian internet infrastructure, online access and digital literacy with $1.25 million investment

Community Investment Program application period now open OTTAWA, Jan. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Starting today, CIRA is calling on Canadian not-for-profits, charities and academic institutions with innovative ...


Dec 04, 2018, 08:00 ET Ordering food online, fighting hunger and a forced choice between paying for food and the internet bill: CIRA report explores food and the internet

OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released a report about food and the internet. How the internet feeds hungry Canadians explores the internet's...


Oct 29, 2018, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - CIRA media availability for Internet Day 2018

OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2018 /CNW/ - In celebration of Internet Day, October 29, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has media availability for comment today on a variety of internet-related ...


Oct 22, 2018, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - CIRA D-Zone Anycast DNS gains worldwide momentum

BARCELONA, Oct. 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is celebrating the momentum of D-Zone Anycast DNS among its global country code top level domain (ccTLD)...


Oct 15, 2018, 08:00 ET Media Advisory - CIRA Canadian Cybersecurity Survey identifies disconnect between awareness and actions

As changes to Canada's privacy regulations loom, nearly 40 percent are not familiar with PIPEDA OTTAWA, Oct. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Today the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released its...


Jul 05, 2018, 09:03 ET D-Zone DNS Firewall celebrates one year of protecting Canadians

Two new server nodes deployed to strengthen made in Canada solution OTTAWA, July 5, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is proud to celebrate the one-year anniversary of...


Jun 27, 2018, 08:00 ET CIRA partners with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to protect children from abuse

OTTAWA, June 27, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced it has signed an agreement with the Canadian Centre for Child Protection to incorporate the data...


Jun 20, 2018, 07:00 ET 81 per cent of Canadians fear for their personal information if Canadian government is hacked

OTTAWA, June 20, 2018 /CNW/ - The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) released Canada's Internet Factbook today, which includes statistics about Canada's internet and Canadians' online...


May 24, 2018, 09:00 ET SWIFT Partners with CIRA to measure internet performance

OTTAWA, May 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) announced that it is partnering with the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) to launch an...


May 17, 2018, 09:00 ET CIRA partners with Skyway West to provide cybersecurity solutions for businesses in Western Canada

OTTAWA, May 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Today, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) announced it has signed an agreement with Skyway West, one of western Canada's leading independent internet...


May 08, 2018, 08:00 ET Canadians embrace their identity online as .CA registrations soar

CIRA announces best year ever for .CA domain registrations OTTAWA, May 8, 2018 /CNW/ - As Canadians embrace the internet as the centre of their digital lives, there has never been a better time to...