(September 30, 2016) In its most recent annual report the Canadian Internet Registry Authority reported over $20 million in revenues. Most of the money came from the annual few owners of .ca domain pay.
Today the federally chartered non-profit reported that 845 people took part in the annual election with four the board’s 12 positions up for grabs.
Louise Macdonald was re-elected to the Board. In her candidate statement she wrote: “the Community Investment Programme, which has to date awarded $3.2 million to 78 innovative community projects designed to build a stronger, safer and more accessible internet for all Canadians. This is the kind of tangible expression of CIRA’s mission that I want to continue to build.”
Rob Villeneuve, Chief Executive Officer of Rebel.com an Ottawa-based Registrar, incumbent CIRA directors Rowena Liang and Alex Beraskow CEO of ITnet were also elected.