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Executive Director for Research Data Canada Appointed

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, and Research Data Canada, today announced the appointment of Mark Leggott as Executive Director of Research Data Canada (RDC). RDC is an organization dedicated to supporting Canadian innovation by improving the management of research data.  RDC’s role is to bring […]

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blog arrowDate: December 10, 2015


Essential digital infrastructure extended and strengthened across Canada, to spur new scientific discovery and innovation

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE and its provincial partners in Canada’s National Research and Education Network (NREN) today announced the results of their collaboration to extend the reach and capacity of this powerful digital asset. Canada’s NREN is an ultra-fast fibre-optic network connecting almost 2,000 institutions across the country to each other and to global peers. The […]

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blog arrowDate: November 9, 2015


Technology Leader Joins CANARIE Board

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced changes to its 2015/2016 Board of Directors. Departing the Board is Alain Brisson, Vice President, Quebec and Western Regions, Bell Business Markets, Bell Canada. CANARIE thanks Mr. Brisson for his support and commitment to the organization during his […]

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blog arrowDate: October 13, 2015


CANARIE National Summit attracts leading lights in emerging technologies

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the final speaker lineup for its National Summit, being held in Ottawa on September 23 and 24. The Summit will showcase a range of leading thinkers, doers and visionaries from business, academia, government and the not-for-profit sector to […]

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blog arrowDate: September 21, 2015


CANARIE Issues $3M Call Supporting Innovative Research Software

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s national digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the first call of its Research Software Program (Research Software Call 1) for the 2015 – 2020 mandate, supported by an initial investment of $3M. CANARIE has been investing in the development of research software since 2007, […]

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blog arrowDate: July 7, 2015


CANARIE Launches Call for Board Nominations

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today launched an open call for individuals to apply to be considered for one open volunteer position on CANARIE’s Board of Directors. Serving on the CANARIE Board is an opportunity to direct the evolution of a component of digital infrastructure […]

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blog arrowDate: June 5, 2015


Scientists get ultra-fast and robust network across the Atlantic Ocean

[Washington, DC] At the Internet2 Global Summit today, the partners in ANA-200G and ESnet announced a new agreement that improves the resiliency of the world’s fastest inter-continental network for research and education. ANA-200G is a fully resilient 100 gigabits per second (100 Gbit/s or 100 billion bits per second) network that traverses the North Atlantic […]

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blog arrowDate: April 29, 2015


Government of Canada renews its investment in CANARIE: $105M for 5 year mandate

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s national digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced $105 million in new funding for the period 2015 – 2020, following the presentation of the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan 2015 in the House of Commons. “I want to thank the Government of Canada for […]

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blog arrowDate: April 21, 2015


Canadians lead in transforming genomic data into knowledge to drive medical innovations

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE and Compute Canada, two critical components of Canada’s national digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the launch of GenAP, a tool that enables Canadian researchers to easily access and use genomic data to advance our knowledge of human health and disease. While data from human genomes is an extraordinarily […]

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blog arrowDate: March 18, 2015


New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island colleges and universities get a boost into the cloud

[Ottawa, ON] CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced that the New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island Education Computer Network (ECN) will partner with CANARIE to support remote access to cloud-based collaboration tools and services. As more institutions take advantage of the cost and process efficiencies of […]

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blog arrowDate: January 8, 2015