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Canadian Entrepreneurs Get a Lift into the Cloud

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced the range of Canadian small businesses currently using its cloud-based product development testbed, the Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR). NEWS DAIR provides free cloud-based computing and storage resources for Canadian entrepreneurs to develop, test, prototype and demonstrate next-generation […]

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CANARIE Announces Second Call for Proposals to Develop Game-Changing Software for Research

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a second call for proposals to create software platforms and services to support cutting-edge Canadian research. These software tools will substantially increase the speed with which researchers can move from data to discovery and- ultimately- to breakthrough and innovation. The […]

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CANARIE Launches Call for Board Nominations

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today launched an open call for individuals to apply to be considered for one of two open volunteer positions on CANARIE’s Board of Directors. Serving on the CANARIE Board is an opportunity to direct the evolution of a component of digital infrastructure […]

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CANARIE Network to Support University, Industry Collaboration in Developing 21st Century Public Safety Solutions

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a partnership to support the development of a robust digital toolkit and set of processes that will improve the capabilities of first responders and the public safety sector. NEWS Together with SRnet, the Saskatchewan provincial research and education network, and […]

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blog arrowDate: July 10, 2013


CANARIE Applauds Canadian Team’s BigBrain Breakthrough

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today adds its voice to the global chorus congratulating Dr. Alan Evans and his team from the Montreal Neurological Institute for their remarkable contribution to brain research- the BigBrain. This breakthrough tool for neurologists is made up of 7,400 slices of the […]

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blog arrowDate: June 27, 2013


Making the Impossible POSSIBLE

Twenty years ago, researchers from industry, universities, and government joined a team of visionaries at CANARIE to build Canada’s first research and education network. Since then CANARIE’s programs, services, and national ultra-high-speed network have sparked transformative digital innovations that pave the way for Canadian leadership in today’s digital economy and make the impossible possible. While […]

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blog arrowDate: June 21, 2013


CANARIE Expands 100G Research & Education Network with Ciena

Ciena® Corporation (NASDAQ: CIEN), the network specialist, today announced that CANARIE, Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, has deployed Ciena’s 6500 Packet-Optical Platform equipped with third generation WaveLogic Coherent Optical Processors to support the 100G (100 Gigabits per second) upgrade and network expansion of a route connecting Montreal and New York. The new ultra-high-speed network […]

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blog arrowDate: June 19, 2013


CANARIE Call for Proposals targets public and private sector partners to address gap in research software.

CANARIE, a vital component of Canada’s digital infrastructure supporting research, education and innovation, today announced a call for proposals to create software platforms and services to support cutting-edge Canadian research. These software tools will substantially increase the speed with which researchers can move from data to discovery and – ultimately – to breakthrough and innovation. […]

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blog arrowDate: June 7, 2013


World’s First Intercontinental 100 Gbps Link for Research and Education Demonstrated at TERENA Networking Conference in The Netherlands

Maastricht, The Netherlands – June 3, 2013 – Six of the world’s leading research and education (R&E) networks and two commercial partners today demonstrated for the first time a Transatlantic 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps or one billion bits per second) transmission link for research and education between North America and Europe during the TERENA Networking Conferece […]

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blog arrowDate: June 3, 2013


CANARIE Launches CEO Succession Process

CANARIE, operator of Canada’s research and innovation network, today announced that Jim Roche, President and CEO, will step down from his position. The Board of CANARIE is undertaking a formal search process, and while this is underway Mr. Roche will remain in the role until a successor is appointed. NEWS Jim Roche became CANARIE’s President […]

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blog arrowDate: May 30, 2013


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