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Happening now:

The election results are in!

Learn about the final candidates

It’s important to get to know the final election candidates before CIRA members vote in the election. Final candidate profiles will help you determine which individuals have the right skills and experience needed on the board to help CIRA take its work to the next level and advance its mission.

Meet the final candidates

Canadians and CIRA members have the unique opportunity to actively participate in our board elections, supporting our mission to build a trusted Canadian internet.

Get involved

Key dates and stages:

CIRA’s election process happens in several stages, beginning with filling seats on the nomination committee in March and ending in an online vote in September. The entire election process is held online.
March 2-16, 2023 Apply to join the nomination committee
April 2023 New nomination committee members announced
June 6-June 20, 2023 Apply to join the board through the nomination committee slate
August 2, 2023 Nomination committee candidates announced
August 2-August 16, 2023 Apply to join the board through the member slate
August 30, 2023 Member nominees announced
August 30-September 13, 2023 Members show their support for member nominees
September 20, 2023 Show of support results and final list of candidates announced
September 20-October 4, 2023 Campaign forum is live
September 27-October 4, 2023 Members vote to elect candidates
October 9, 2023 (or before) Election results announced

Transparency is fundamental to CIRA

As a non-profit that engages with a number of stakeholder groups across Canada's internet, CIRA believes that transparency is essential to good governance.