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Ottawa – September 12, 2019 – This evening the Ottawa-based Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) won the MaxSys Staffing & Consulting Award for Most Effective Recruitment Strategy at the 6th annual Canadian HR Awards in Toronto. The Canadian HR Awards are considered the gold standard for excellence in the Canadian human resources industry, and recognize outstanding leadership and innovation in Canada’s HR sector.

Executive Quote

“We are thrilled to receive the ‘Most Effective Recruitment Strategy’ award at tonight’s Canadian HR Awards gala. The entire CIRA team is incredibly grateful for the recognition our recruiting efforts have received, and we are very proud to be representing the National Capital Region with such a prestigious award. Over the past few years our team has overhauled our human resources program so we can attract world-class talent to help build a better online Canada — and it feels so good to see that work recognized. On behalf of the entire organization, I’d like to thank my team, the judges, our fellow nominees and, of course, everyone else in this room who works every single day to make work places more welcoming, diverse and inclusive.”

--Sanita Alias, CIRA director of human resources


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About the Canadian Internet Registration Authority

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) manages the .CA top-level domain on behalf of all Canadians. CIRA also develops technologies and services—such as D-Zone DNS Firewall—that help support its goal of building a better online Canada. The CIRA team operates one of the fastest-growing country code top-level domains (ccTLD), a high-performance global DNS network, and one of the world’s most advanced back-end registry solutions.


Media Contact:

Josh Tabish, Corporate Communications Manager, CIRA
Tel: 613-875-3741