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CANARIE Connection-Fee Consultation Results

[Ottawa | 14 February 2013] CANARIE has completed its stakeholder consultation process, which was designed to gather feedback from its community on the concept of, and potential mechanisms for, connection fees. CANARIE distributed a Discussion Paper on Connection Fees, held three conference calls and one in-person Summit meeting to engage stakeholders in the process and […]

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blog arrowDate: February 14, 2013


CANARIE adds leaders in telco, high-tech, entrepreneurship to Board of Directors

[Ottawa, ON | 1 February 2013] CANARIE Inc., operator of Canada’s Advanced Network for Innovation and Research, today announced that five new members have been appointed to its Board of Directors. These appointees are accomplished leaders in their fields and represent some of Canada’s most innovative enterprises, adding to the strong complement of Board members […]

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blog arrowDate: February 1, 2013


Free cloud computing resources from CANARIE help Canadian entrepreneurs reduce time and cost of product development

[Ottawa, ON | January 8, 2013] Businesses across Canada can now apply for free cloud-computing resources through a program that aims to improve Canada’s competitive position in the technology sector. The Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) program is offered by CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, in partnership with two […]

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blog arrowDate: January 8, 2013


SANTA GOES DIGITAL!

[Ottawa, Ontario | 21 December 2012] CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that Santa Claus (also known as Father Christmas, Kris Kringle, and Saint Nickolas), is sending his pre-Christmas greetings to Canadians via the CANARIE ultra-high- speed research and education network. “So many children, big and small, are now learning […]

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blog arrowDate: December 21, 2012


DÉJÀ VU ALL OVER AGAIN? CANARIE AND BCNET HELP BREAK ANOTHER GLOBAL RECORD FOR DATA TRANSFER

[Ottawa, ON | 13 December 2012] CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, and BCNET today announced their participation in another record-breaking data-transfer enabled over their high-speed research and education networks. NEWS At the SuperComputing Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, November 12-16, 2012, a team of high- energy physicists led by the […]

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blog arrowDate: December 13, 2012


A million times a month, CANARIE enables mobile research and learning

[Ottawa, ON | 29 November 2012] CANARIE, the operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network and the Canadian Access Federation, today announced that more than one million times a month, Canadian students, staff and faculty visiting educational institutions are able to seamlessly access campus WiFi networks, without having to use a guest ID or […]

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blog arrowDate: November 29, 2012


Jim Roche, CANARIE President & CEO, receives Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for outstanding service to Canada

[Ottawa, ON | 21 October 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that Jim Roche, President and CEO of CANARIE, will be presented with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal this evening at a ceremony in Montreal at the i-CANADA Summit. NEWS Jim Roche was recognized for his contribution to the […]

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blog arrowDate: October 21, 2012


Government of Canada confirms $62M investment in CANARIE

[Ottawa, Ontario | August 8, 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network today announced the Government of Canada has confirmed its investment of $62 million for a term of three years. Budget 2012 announced $40 million of the funding over two years. In confirming the $22 million in funding for the third year of […]

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blog arrowDate: August 8, 2012


PARTICLE PHYSICISTS USE A SUPER-FAST NETWORK TO FIND THE HIGGS BOSON

[Ottawa, ON | 4 July 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today congratulates the global team of physicists who have gathered enough preliminary data to announce the existence of the Higgs boson, colloquially known as the “God particle.” NEWS The Higgs boson has been the subject of intense study since British physicist Peter […]

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blog arrowDate: July 4, 2012


CANARIE and BCNET helping Canadians get ready for IPv6 transition

[Ottawa, ON | June 6, 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, and BCNET, the Shared IT Services Organization for Higher Education in British Columbia, today announced, in conjunction with World IPv6 Launch Day, that universities and colleges have free access to an IPv6 Community Lab to help prepare their networks for the unavoidable […]

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blog arrowDate: June 6, 2012