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CANARIE Announces Board Changes

Two new Board members were elected at the CANARIE Annual General Meeting [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced changes to its Board of Directors. Dr. Catherine Middleton (who served as Past Chair, Chair and Vice-Chair) and Dr. Jonathan Schaeffer are departing the CANARIE […]

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blog arrowDate: November 5, 2019


CANARIE Launches New, No-Cost Cloud Resources for Canadian Startups

New DAIR BoosterPacks accelerate time-to-market with curated packages of expertise and cloud-based tools [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the launch of BoosterPacks to help Canadian entrepreneurs accelerate their learning of emerging technologies and take advantage of the efficiencies and agility of cloud computing. […]

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blog arrowDate: October 21, 2019


CANARIE Summit to Take a Deep Dive into Cybersecurity

The Summit will provide attendees with a multitude of perspectives on cybersecurity [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the final program for its Summit, being held in Montreal on October 1 and 2, 2019. The Summit will provide attendees with a multitude of perspectives […]

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blog arrowDate: September 25, 2019


Research Software – September 2019 Newsletter

Canadian Research Software Conference 2019 Our 2019 Canadian Research Software Conference took place on May 27th – 29th in Montreal. The room was at capacity, and we had two packed days of engaging talks from Dr. Pablo Castro, Dr. Jonathan Kelly, Dr. Gail Murphy, and many other members of the research software community. Attendees said […]

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blog arrowDate: September 22, 2019


CANARIE Launches Two Funding Calls that Invest in the Reuse of Software Tools and Research Data

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure (DRI) ecosystem supporting research, education and innovation, today announced two separate Calls for Proposals to fund software that supports the complete research workflow: data acquisition, storage, computation/processing, visualization, and data management. Elements of the research workflow are common across all research disciplines. Similarly, data […]

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blog arrowDate: September 5, 2019


CAF September 2019 Newsletter

CAF Newsletter – August 2019 Eduroam Visitor Access is Coming Soon! Stay tuned for the launch of eduroam Visitor Access (eVA) for Canadian Access Federation (CAF) participants this Fall! eVA allows you to grant visitors secure, time-limited access to eduroam through your campus’s existing eduroam Wi-Fi network. eVA can strengthen Wi-Fi security at your institution and […]

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blog arrowDate: September 3, 2019


CANARIE announces $2M in funding to CARL Portage and its partners to strengthen Research Data Management ecosystem in Canada

The ability for Canadian researchers to find and reuse research data accelerates discovery and innovation. [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure ecosystem supporting research, education and innovation, today announced $2M in funding to support the Canadian Association of Research Libraries’ (CARL) Portage Network. CARL Portage is a national, library-based research […]

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blog arrowDate: August 27, 2019


Government of Canada invests $137M in CANARIE to renew its mandate for 2020-2024

“Canada produces some of the world’s best science and research” [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure (DRI) ecosystem supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a Government of Canada investment of $137M to support its activities from 2020 – 2024. Announced in the penultimate year of CANARIE’s current mandate (2015-2020), […]

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blog arrowDate: August 7, 2019


CANARIE Issues Call to Strengthen Cybersecurity in Canada’s Research and Education Community

Up to 160 participating organizations will benefit from strengthened cybersecurity skills [Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital research infrastructure (DRI) ecosystem supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a Call for Participation that will invest in Canadian universities, colleges, and research institutions that participate in the Joint Security Project (JSP). Initially piloted […]

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blog arrowDate: July 30, 2019


Using perfSONAR to test university network capabilities

Contributed by Todd Williams, ACORN-NS The Canadian NREN has been using perfSONAR for several years. CANARIE has supported the purchase of standardized equipment and implementation by each NREN partner, to ensure a common focus on maintaining the performance of this fast, reliable network. In this post, I will break down the experience by ACORN-NS (the […]

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blog arrowDate: July 23, 2019


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