CIRA’s Custom Testing Portals Begin Gauging Internet Performance Across Canada

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority is providing Internet users in Canada with new ways to test their Internet performance.

Study Says New Brunswick has the Fastest Download Speeds in Canada and the Yukon, the Slowest

The CIRA has found that the fastest Internet speeds in Canada are on the East coast and the slowest in the West.

.CA Opens Registration to Fund $1 million In Projects for a Better Online Canada

Today, the registration period for applying for funding from the .CA Community Investment Program has opened, and will remain open until March 4th, 2016.

CIRA Launches French-language Domain Names

The organization that manages .CA domains is now allowing Canadians to register .CA Internet addresses correctly in both official languages. The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is now supporting the use of all French characters in .CA domain names for the first time. French .CA domain names will now be able to use the full […]

CIRA Hits Two Million Mark for .CA Domains

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) reported it has crossed the two million mark for registered .CA Internet domain names. While it took 21 years to achieve the first million, just four years were required to get to the second million. It’s quite fitting that the milestone comes on the 25th anniversary of the founding […]

CIRA Hosting ICANN 45 Forum in Toronto

Several technology leaders will be in Toronto next week for ICANN 45 meetings and panel sessions on the operation, security and infrastructure of the Internet. “We are proud to have been chosen by ICANN to host this important forum,” said Byron Holland, President and CEO of Canadian Internet Registration Authority, the organization that manages .CA. […]

Canada’s .CA Turns 25

The .CA top-level domain turns 25 years old on May 14th. So if you’ve done the math correctly, you know that in 1987 .CA was born. If you’re wondering who was using the Internet back in ’87, you’re not alone. Extremely few Canadians were online, and the only people registering .CA domains were government representatives […]