Why register a .CA domain name?
.CA is the Canadian website address!
- A .CA domain name makes you or your company instantly recognizable as Canadian to Internet users around the world.
- 89 per cent of Canadian Internet users think it is important for Canadians to have a .CA domain name.
- Canadians prefer .CA sites over .COM sites for shopping, banking, news, entertainment, education, and general web browsing.
- A .CA domain name is the Canadian flag on your digital backpack. The respect our country enjoys internationally is reflected in your .CA domain name.
- Canadians are registering their .CA website addresses in such numbers that we’re growing faster here than our counterparts are in almost every other country. In fact, .CA is the fourth-fastest growing domain extension, with over 2 million .CA domain registrations!
- Canadian live online. In a recent study by Ipsos Reid that tracked how many hours citizens of eleven major countries spend online each month, Canadians doubled the world average at 44 hours per month.
How do you register a domain name?
Registering a .CA domain name is easy:
- Using the "Get Your .CA Now" search tool on this page, check if your preferred domain name is available.
- Select a CIRA-certified Registrar. Registrars are the main point of contact for .CA Registrants in the management of their .CA domain names.
Hear from .CA Domain Name Holders!
Watch our video or read the transcript below.
0:01 With more than a million .CAs out there we know there are a lot of stories to tell.
0:06 So we asked Canadian to send us their home videos of what their .CA website means to them.
0:11 You asked me to tell you how my website benefits me. Come on inside and lets show you.
0:16 Dear Canadian Internet Registration Authority people.
0:20 Why .CA?
0:21 To manage my entire business.
0:24 Well first off it lets everybody know we're Canadian. And yes, that's us.
0:28 We would like to tell you about our .CA website.
0:32 We're a group of kids.
0:34 We're a grade five class.
0:36 Our .CA tells the world where we are from. They know what country we're in.
0:42 It also helps that we were able to get a great domain name making our site that much more trustworthy.
0:47 Having a .CA also means that we get targeted traffic from people all around the world.
0:51 An that's why my .CA is really, really important to me.
0:58 We provide our readers with alumni reviews so that they can make informed decisions about where they want to go.
1:03 We practice writing. We share our drawing...our thoughts...our music...our ideas
1:11 All in all, we love our .CA.
1:13 And you should too.
1:15 Get your .CA.
It’s uniquely Canadian. It’s just smart business.
Register your .CA now and make your digital presence truly Canadian.