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One Millionth .CA Registered at, Canada's First .CA Registrar

April 23, 2008; 02:49 AM

OTTAWA, April 22 /CNW Telbec/ -, Canada's first .CA registrar,is
pleased to be the registrar of choice for the one millionth .CA domain name

Brent Krause from Calgary, Alberta, registered the landmark .CA domain
name,, to promote his private law practice. "On the advice of my
web designer, I decided to register several domain names relating to my law
firm to make sure existing and potential clients could find me," says Krause.
"I've been registering .CA names with since 2000. Their
competitive prices, user-friendly registration, and great reputation with
Canadian businesses make it an easy choice."

Available only to Canadians, the .CA top level domain (TLD) has been
growing at approximately 20 per cent a year, and is a tangible example of how
Canada has a strong and active Internet presence. As the first .CA accredited
registrar, has been integral in helping reach this important

The .CA TLD has been administered by the Canadian Internet Registration
Authority (CIRA) since 2000. "The .CA TLD is a unique representation of Canada
on the Internet," says Byron Holland, President and CEO of CIRA. "As one of
CIRA's oldest and largest registrars, has been a significant
contributor in promoting .CA domain names and helping Canadians put their
business and personal websites online."

About is a leader in Canadian domain name registration and was the
first .CA accredited domain registrar. As part of Ottawa's family
of companies, boasts clients from government agencies, law firms,
financial institutions, packaged goods producers, and small businesses. With a
focus on industry-leading customer service and a full suite of secure domain
name registration, web site hosting and email address services,
has been a pioneer in offering Canadians their own corner of the World Wide




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