.CA Impact Award winners announced at Mesh Conference

Posted 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.

Company:
CIRA
Website:
http://www.cira.ca
Location:
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

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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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