Lost & Found at Community Garage Sale

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Thank you to everyone who made the Annual Carleton Golf & Yacht Community Garage Sale a great success this year! Please be sure to thank Darlene for organizing another successful event!

A set of keys was found at 6442 Rideau Valley Dr. They include a Chevy key and a mailbox key. If you are the owner please contact us and we will get them back to you asap!

CGYHA.com wins!

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cgyha.com will be our primary domain name. cgyha.ca will still be active because it received enough interest to justify it’s existence. .org and .net have been disable. Thanks to godaddy’s liberal 48 hour refund policy the total cost to the association is zero. Thanks to those who voted from Japan and the Netherlands!

Should cgyha.com be .ca or something else? by Jimmy Kim

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This is a topic that comes up every time our website is discussed.  Should cgyha.com be .ca or .org?  The reasons are simple for both sides.  Back in 2005 when cgyha.com was registered we did not qualify to get cgyha.ca.  At that time you had to be a national organization to get .ca domain names.  Does anyone remember .on.ca? ie. cgyha.on.ca would have been ours back then.  So the choice was between cgyha.com or cgyha.on.ca.  Due to the cost of buying and maintaining multiple domain names cgyha.com was chosen.

Fast forward to 2014.  The national requirement for .ca domains names is no longer required and domain names now cost about $9/year to register.

The argument for keeping cgyha.com is simple.  People are used to it.  We don’t want to confuse people by changing anything!  The argument for changing to a .ca name is that it is Canadian and changing to .org because most non-profit groups use it.  Or is there another choice out there?

cgyha.ca, cgyha.org, cgyha.net, and cgyha.com are all pointing to this website.  Try them out and vote for your favorite!