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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


Canadian Access Federation to join Europe’s eduGAIN, giving Canadians access to a continent’s worth of digital resources

[Ottawa, Ontario | May 22, 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that it has taken steps to broaden the Canadian Access Federation (CAF) service by joining eduGAIN. This provides Canadian participants in CAF with a “digital passport” which enables them to access a wide range of content and applications at eduGAIN’s […]

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blog arrowDate: May 22, 2012


CANARIE Upgrades Innovation Corridor Between Calgary and Edmonton

[Calgary, AB | 10 May 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that a critical corridor of the fibre-optic network for research, education, and innovation has been upgraded to reduce costs, increase bandwidth, and improve agility in responding to user requirements. Upgrading the corridor between Calgary and Edmonton represents an important step […]

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blog arrowDate: May 10, 2012


Governor General David Johnston Participates in Demonstration of CANARIE-funded Science Studio Platform in Brazil

[Ottawa, Ontario | 27 April 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that Canada’s Governor General, His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, will participate in a demonstration of the CANARIE-funded Science Studio remote experiment management platform. The Governor General is leading a delegation of Canadian university presidents to Brazil, with a […]

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blog arrowDate: April 27, 2012


CANADA’S NATIONAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY MUSEUMS ARE NOW ON CANADA’S FASTEST DIGITAL NETWORK

[Ottawa, Ontario | April 16, 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, and the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation (CSTMC), today announced that the Corporation’s three museums (the Canada Science and Technology Museum, the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, and the Canada Agriculture Museum) are now connected to the ultra-high-speed CANARIE network. The […]

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blog arrowDate: April 16, 2012


GOVERNMENT OF CANADA INVESTS $40M IN CANARIE

[Ottawa, Ontario | March 29, 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announces $40M in new funding for the next two years, following the presentation of the Government of Canada’s 2012 budget in the House of Commons. “The Government of Canada’s investment in CANARIE is a clear indication of the importance of this […]

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blog arrowDate: March 29, 2012


CANARIE AND ACORN-NS BUILD DIGITAL NOVA SCOTIA TOGETHER

[Halifax, Ontario March 22, 2012] CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, and ACORN Nova Scotia, the Atlantic Canada Organization of Research Networks – Nova Scotia, today join digital leaders across Nova Scotia to discuss how to best leverage its digital advantage to drive economic and social benefits for the citizens of Nova Scotia. “We […]

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blog arrowDate: March 22, 2012