Market research commissioned by the Canadian Internet Registration Authority reveals that 45% of Canadian businesses have a web presence, with 48% using dot-com extensions and 38% using dot-ca. Further, "[t]he study demonstrates that dot-ca Web sites are perceived as having added value for Canadian consumers, that they are a plus when it comes to Canadian business development and that they are more trustworthy than their dot-com counterparts." For the full text of the news release, visit: For the Canadian Presence Requirement to register a .ca domain, visit:


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