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Ottawa, ON – April 13, 2017 – Today the editors of Canada's Top 100 Employers announced the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA), operators of the .CA domain, has been ranked as a top employer in Ottawa for the third year. With over 80 employees located at Lansdowne Park in Ottawa, CIRA runs one of the fastest growing country code top-level domains globally.

CIRA is a knowledge-based organization and we rely on an exceptional team of employees,” said Byron Holland, president and CEO of CIRA. “We offer a fast-paced environment, top-end technologies and software, and projects that attract some of the best talent in Ottawa. I'm pleased to be recognized once again as one of Canada's top employers.

This recognition builds on a legacy of excellence. This is the third year CIRA has been ranked in this top employers list. CIRA has also been recognized for the past three years by AON Hewitt in their prestigious Best Small and Medium Employers in Canada Study, placing CIRA in their Platinum category. This recognition is based on an in-depth study of employee and leader opinions, comprehensive external benchmarking, and Aon Hewitt's extensive experience in HR consulting.

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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. A Member-based organization, CIRA also develops and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community, and represents the .CA registry internationally.

Tanya O'Callaghan

Senior Manager, Communications