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Our complete guide on how to choose and register a domain name

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By Erin Hutchison
Content Marketing and Social Media Specialist

Many people aspire to start their own blog, create a website, manage an online store, and even post their resume – but they don’t know where or how to get started. If this sounds like you, know that you’re not alone – in fact, our research indicates that 71% of Canadians say they know “not much” or “nothing” about domain names.

If you have an idea and want to get online, registering your domain name is a great place to start. That’s why we’ve put together a comprehensive, easy-to-understand guide for Canadians.

In our free e-book you’ll learn:

  • What exactly a domain name is
  • Why domain names matter
  • What makes the .CA domain unique
  • How to go about picking an ideal domain name for your idea or business
  • Tips on how to register with a trusted .CA Registrar
  • What to do once you’ve registered a domain name

If you’ve always dreamt of getting your own piece of Internet real estate, now is your chance to learn something new and get started with registering a domain name.


If you’re ready to search for a domain name, use our handy tool below to search for one that’s available!

A .CA domain declares your business is proudly Canadian

About the author
Erin Hutchison

Erin brings to CIRA a background of marketing experience in higher education and the not-for-profit sector. In 2015, she participated in ISOC’s Youth@IGF Programme and traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico to attend the IGF. She has a Bachelor of International Business from Carleton University.