Cybele Negris - President, CEO & Co-Founder of Webnames.ca Inc.

BC Provincial Government Responds to Employer Needs with Co-Op Education Program

In my role as Vice-Chair of the Small Business Roundtable of BC, I work with industry leaders and other small business owners to identify key issues and opportunities facing small businesses in British Columbia and to develop recommendations for small business and government on strategies to enhance small business growth and success. One of our…

.CA Impact Awards – Does Your .CA Website Make a Difference? Enter to win $5000, national profile & free trip to Mesh Conference!

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has again launched its award program celebrating .CA websites that benefit the lives of Canadians. Launched January 9, 2012, the .CA Impact Awards recognizes “.CA websites that make a difference” across four categories: 1.    Public Sector and Not-for-Profit – Acknowledging a government, NGO, or association whose website or application…

Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Board Elections – Campaign Forum Starts Today!

You can play an important role in growing Canada’s Internet domain and shaping our Internet and our future. The Campaign Forum for the 2011 Board of Directors Election begins today. The forum provides Candidates, .CA Members, and the general public an opportunity to discuss viewpoints, concerns, and positions related to how Candidates will serve Canada’s…

BCIC – New Ventures 2011 Finalists Announced – Awards ceremony September 22nd

As sponsor of the BCIC-New Ventures Competition, Webnames.ca would like to congratulate the finalists in the 2011 competition! Webnames.ca has sponsored this competition for a number of years. As a member of the local technology community, we feel it’s very important to support the innovation coming out of newer start-ups. This year’s finalists are impressive…

Become a CIRA Board Member – Help Shape the Canadian Internet and our Future

Starting August 2 to August 15, 2011, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority’s (CIRA) is accepting applications for interested individuals across Canada to fill an open position on its Board of Directors. Professional Canadians with Board experience and/or an interest in technology and the Internet are encouraged to apply. Expertise in one of the following areas…

Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation – Massive Fines on Companies and Individuals; Your Chance for Public Comment

Bill C-28, The Fighting Internet and Wireless Spam Act (FISA) was passed by Canadian Parliament and received Royal Assent December 15, 2010. As Canada’s first anti-spam legislation, it empowers authorities to aggressively fine spammers (individuals could be fined up to $1 million per violation and companies $10 million per violation). The legislation has major implications…