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We’re Not Trying Hard Enough to Improve Tech’s Persistent Gender and Inclusion Problems

Leaders in the tech industry have a responsibility to create inclusive work cultures and improve gender equity not only because diverse representation provides access to skillsets, creativity, approaches and experiences that unequivocally benefit business performance and bottom lines, but because it contributes to a more equitable, inclusive, just and safe society for everyone.

CIRA 2023 Board Election

CIRA Members: Cast your Vote in the 2023 Board of Directors Election Now

The CIRA (Canadian Internet Registration Authority) 2023 Board Election has begun, with CIRA members able to cast votes from September 27 to October 4, 2023 (Wednesday to Wednesday). As a member-based organization, CIRA’s 15,000-strong community of .CA registrant-members play an important role in nurturing and supporting CIRA’s work in furthering a trusted Canadian – particularly…

Wix + Webnames: The Best Choice for an eCommerce Website in Canada

In today’s digital first environment where we make purchases, book appointments, subscribe to services, research providers – all mostly from the convenience of our phones, establishing a strong, effective, professional online presence has become a requirement for most businesses and service providers looking to grow a customer or client base in a competitive Canadian market.  For…

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Understanding Phishing & How To Defend Against It

In today’s digital age, businesses of all sizes face a growing threat from cybercriminals. One of the most common and effective tactics used by these criminals is phishing. Phishing attacks are designed to exploit human behaviour and trick individuals into revealing sensitive information such as passwords, financial information, and personal data. They’re becoming increasingly sophisticated,…

Advancing gender equity and women's opportunities in tech

Organizations advancing gender equity in Canada & how you can help

#EmbraceEquity is the theme for this year’s International Women’s Day with the aim of bringing attention to the concept that “equal opportunities aren’t enough”. So what does this mean? Essentially, it’s that people start their lives from different places, so true inclusion and belonging require equitable action. Gender Equality Requires Gender Equity While the idea…