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country code (CA)A9A 9A9*
country Canada
Dispute polices CIRA Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy
registrant restrictions yes


TLD rating

Registry economics by DI

total registered domains
total TLD value $0
total TLD value rank
total yearly TLD revenue
expected growth next 12 months N/A
GDP/domain N/A
GDP/domain rank
domain/inhabitant N/A
domain/inhabitant rank 26224900
broadband users in .ca N/A
broadband user/domain N/A

General TLD information

introduced 1987
TLD type ccTLD
status Active
registry CIRA
sponsor CIRA


Domain name restrictions, there are Canadian presence requirements for registrants.

Currently suggested registrars

registrar 1 Co.
registrar 2 Dot Alliance Inc
registrar 3 Namecheap

Trademark information

Trademarks are assigned through the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), Industry Canada. Canada is not a member of the Madrid Protocol. A trademark is valid for 10 years and may be renewed for further periods of 10 years each.

Currently suggested trademarks lawyers

lawyer 1 Kozlowski Company
lawyer 2 Ogilvy Renault LLP

Official TLD logo

.ca index

.ca registration stats

Country information

country Canada
capital Ottawa
official language English and French
recognized languages Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun, Cree, Dëne S??iné, Gwich’in, Inuvialuktun, Slavey and T??ch? Yatiì[3]
government Federal parliamentary democracy and constitutional monarchy
legislature Parliament(House of Commons, Senate)
EU accession
area 9,984,670 km2
are rank 2nd
population 34404000
population rank 36th
population density 3.41/km2 
population density rank 228th

Economy and development

GDP 2010 estimate $1.330 trillion
GDP per capita 39037
gini (2005) 32.1(medium)
HDI (2010) 0.888 very high
HDI rank 8th
currency Canadian Dollar ($) (CAD)
time zone (UTC?3.5 to ?8)
drives on the Right
calling code 1