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CIRA Membership

Your .CA domain name is your brand in the internet's digital village. It also makes you part of Canada’s internet community of people who, like you, have an interest in building a better online Canada. Whether you use the internet for work or play, CIRA membership offers you a voice in the development of the internet in Canada and an impact on the everyday lives of Canadians.

Join Canada's internet community today!

Getting a .CA domain is the first step to joining the internet’s digital village. Applying for membership is easy, free and open to any .CA holder.

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Membership benefits

The internet is changing every day, and your CIRA membership will give you an edge and a say in how it changes. Be part of a community of .CA holders who, like you, have an interest in making the internet work for them!

Influence Canada’s digital future! As a CIRA member, you can:

  • Get involved in CIRA's governance and direction through our board of directors election and annual general meeting.
  • Participate in membership surveys and other consultation on internet issues.
  • Have a say in the development of the internet worldwide through CIRA's involvement in international internet organizations.
  • Read our quarterly CIRA member newsletter to stay up-to-date on CIRA’s latest initiatives and industry trends and issues that affect Canadians every day.
  • Attend local events for networking opportunities, business development and knowledge sharing.

Your involvement with CIRA is an opportunity to shape the business aspects of the internet and how Canadians develop the internet as a cultural space. By becoming a CIRA member, you can influence our critical work!

CIRA Board Election

Coming up...

Apply to join the board through the Nominating Committee starting on June 4, 2024

Transparency is fundamental to CIRA

As a non-profit that engages with a number of stakeholder groups across Canada's internet, CIRA believes that transparency is essential to good governance.

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CIRA's history

Learn of CIRA's humble beginnings and growth over the past three plus decades by taking a stroll down memory lane.

Check out CIRA's story.

Membership questions?
Contact us!

For more information or for assistance, please contact Member Services, Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (ET):

Email: [email protected] Toll free: 1-877-860-1411