.CA Impact Award winners announced at Mesh Conference

by Rob Lewis

Last night at the Mesh Conference in Toronto CIRA awarded four organizations for using their .CA websites to make a positive cultural, technical, economic, or social impact as part of their CIRA Impact Awards. These four winners received $5,000 each as well as some serious national recognition.

  • eLearning: ArtsAlive.ca, an educational performing arts website produced by the National Arts Centre.
  • Small Business: OpenMedia.ca who used its .CA website to protect the open Internet and to promote the innovation and free speech that it enables.
  • Non-Profit: UppercaseGallery.ca is now an online artist community, featuring a blog, exhibitions, and a magazine.
  •  Web TechnologyNewPad.ca is an online apartment-hunting portal intended to make apartment hunting easier by mapping out online apartment listings in cities across Canada.

You can view details on the winners here.

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is a not for profit Canadian corporation that is responsible for operating the dot-ca Internet country code Top Level Domain (ccTLD) as a key public resource for all Canadians in an innovative, open, and efficient manner. CIRA may carry out other Internet related activities for the Canadian community in a similar manner. more

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Rob Lewis

Rob Lewis

Rob is the President of Techvibes Media and Editor-in-Chief of Techvibes.com.  His diverse background includes stints in International Trade Finance, Web Development, and Enterprise Software and he is a graduate of the University of British Columbia, British Columbia Institute of Technology, and Simon Fraser University. When not running Canada's leading technology media property, Rob can be... more

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