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CIRA President and CEO to testify on Bill C-26

Media advisory

Ottawa, ON – January 31, 2024Tomorrow, in Ottawa, Ontario, CIRA President and CEO, Byron Holland, will testify as a witness at the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security on Bill C-26, An Act Respecting Cyber Security. Drawing on its experience and expertise as a cybersecurity services provider, CIRA has put forward four legislative amendments to strengthen Part II of Bill C-26 and foster Canadians and organizations’ trust in the bill.

Mr. Holland will be available to discuss matters related to Bill C-26.


  • When: Thursday, February 1 at 8:15 a.m. — 10:15 a.m. ET
  • Where: Wellington Building, Room 425; Media and the public can stream it on ParlVU
  • Who: Byron Holland, President and CEO of CIRA, the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (full list of other witnesses available here).
  • How: Free and open to the public; stream will be available online.
  • For further information or to schedule an interview, please contact Delphine Avomo-Evouna ([email protected])


About CIRA

CIRA is the national not-for-profit best known for managing the .CA domain on behalf of all Canadians. As a leader in Canada’s internet ecosystem, CIRA offers a wide range of products, programs and services designed to make the internet a secure and accessible space for all. CIRA represents Canada on both national and international stages to support its goal of building a trusted internet for Canadians by helping shape the future of the internet.

Media contacts
Delphine Avomo Evouna
[email protected]
613 315-1458