Helping Canadian cities leverage the power and flexibility of a municipal domain name is a core element of our mission to build a better online Canada. At CIRA we know a thing or two about operating a domain Registry – we’ve been managing the .CA Registry since 1999. That’s back when the Great One was still playing hockey.
Now is the time to start thinking about ICANN’s next round of gTLD applications, because municipal branding online requires multi-stakeholder engagement and an understanding of how they can benefit everyone.
What is a "right of the dot" domain?
This short video explains what a gTLD is, how it can be used to help local business, and how it can increase a cities global brand recognition.
CIRA helps municipalities with things like:
Understanding the options, risks and ground rules that go into preparing an application and guiding you through completing one
Operating your Registry using .CA’s own technology – the Fury Registry Platform
Connecting you with the Registrar community, enabling you to engage with the channel and sell your domain to end users