“WHOIS” is an online directory service that allows people to look up information about domain names. When you enter a domain into the search bar at https://www.canadaname.ca/domain-whois.php, a request is sent to the public WHOIS database of the domain’s registrar or registry and the stored record is displayed.
Domain Status (i.e. if a domain is currently available or registered)
Registrar of Record (Which registrar the domain has been registered through)
The creation, expiry, and updated dates
Registrant (To whom the domain is registered)
Nameservers (Finding the nameservers providing DNS for the domain)