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Making the Impossible POSSIBLE

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

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blog arrowDate: May 21, 2013


Canadian Access Federation Opens Doors to an Expanding Suite of Online Content and Services for Canada’s Research and Education Communities

CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced 14 new participants in CANARIE’s Canadian Access Federation (CAF) service. This growth is the result of increased awareness of the value of a trusted digital identity among research and education communities to easily access protected online resources and services. The growth in participants in […]

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blog arrowDate: May 9, 2013


CANARIE Announces Next Phase of Software Development Program Supporting Cutting-Edge Canadian Research

CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that the next round of funding for the Network-Enabled Platforms (NEP) program will be launched with a call for proposals in May 2013 and a subsequent call will take place in July. The program’s unique approach is based on the use of previously-developed and […]

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blog arrowDate: May 1, 2013


Internet2, NORDUnet, ESnet, SURFnet, CANARIE, and GÉANT to Build World’s First 100G Intercontinental Transmission Links for Research and Education Community

Six of the world’s leading research and education networks today announced their intent to build the world’s first 100 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) intercontinental transmission links for research and education. NEWS Leaders from Internet2 (USA), NORDUnet, (Nordic countries), ESnet (U.S. Department of Energy), SURFnet (Netherlands), CANARIE (Canada), and GÉANT (Europe) made the announcement at the 2013 Internet2 […]

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blog arrowDate: April 24, 2013


High Tech Trailblazer Joins CANARIE Leadership Team

CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, today announced that Peter Wilenius has recently joined the executive team as Vice-President, Business Development. As CANARIE broadens its offerings to include value-added services for the research and education sector and cloud-based technologies to help entrepreneurs accelerate product development, the need for ongoing outreach with its […]

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blog arrowDate: April 15, 2013


Minister of Industry Approves CANARIE Plan

CANARIE Inc., operator of Canada’s Advanced Network for Innovation and Research, today announced that the Minister of Industry, the Honourable Christian Paradis, approved the cost-recovery business plan developed by CANARIE. This approval triggered the release of CANARIE funding for years two and three of its current mandate. CANARIE funding for its current three-year mandate is […]

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blog arrowDate: April 4, 2013


CANARIE Connection-Fee Consultation Results

[Ottawa | 14 February 2013] CANARIE has completed its stakeholder consultation process, which was designed to gather feedback from its community on the concept of, and potential mechanisms for, connection fees. CANARIE distributed a Discussion Paper on Connection Fees, held three conference calls and one in-person Summit meeting to engage stakeholders in the process and […]

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blog arrowDate: February 14, 2013


CANARIE adds leaders in telco, high-tech, entrepreneurship to Board of Directors

[Ottawa, ON | 1 February 2013] CANARIE Inc., operator of Canada’s Advanced Network for Innovation and Research, today announced that five new members have been appointed to its Board of Directors. These appointees are accomplished leaders in their fields and represent some of Canada’s most innovative enterprises, adding to the strong complement of Board members […]

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blog arrowDate: February 1, 2013


Free cloud computing resources from CANARIE help Canadian entrepreneurs reduce time and cost of product development

[Ottawa, ON | January 8, 2013] Businesses across Canada can now apply for free cloud-computing resources through a program that aims to improve Canada’s competitive position in the technology sector. The Digital Accelerator for Innovation and Research (DAIR) program is offered by CANARIE, operator of Canada’s Advanced Research and Innovation Network, in partnership with two […]

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blog arrowDate: January 8, 2013


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