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Couple, homeless man charged in alleged scam

Authorities say a New Jersey couple and a homeless man made up a “feel good” story about the man helping them so they could raise money through an online fundraiser.
Mike Catlalini 2018-11-15 15:51:00
Union says Canada Post must deal with 'injury crisis' if walkouts to end
The union representing striking Canada Post workers says there are positives in the Crown corporation's latest contract offers, but not enough to bring an end to the rotating walkouts affecting ser...
Terry Pedwell 2018-11-15 18:31:00
Antibiotic resistance costing Canada $1 billion per year: IPAC
A group of health-care professionals says antibiotic resistance is a billion-dollar problem for Canada every year, draining health-care budgets while delaying the effective treatment of infections.
2018-11-15 18:23:00
Newfoundland woman's search for missing relatives in California comes to difficult end
A Newfoundland woman who launched a desperate bid to find family members missing thousands of kilometres away in a fire-ravaged California town says the search has come to a difficult end.
2018-11-15 15:23:00
'This did not need to happen': No arrests in alleged triple homicide
Police say one of three Six Nations, Ont., residents found dead in a pickup truck in an alleged homicide earlier this month was seven months pregnant at the time.
Ryan Flanagan 2018-11-15 16:33:00
U.K.'s May tells critics it's her Brexit deal or chaos
British Prime Minister Theresa May defied mounting calls to quit or change course over Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, warning that abandoning her Brexit plan would plunge the country...
Jill Lawless and Raf Casert 2018-11-15 10:35:00
Plane crash-lands in N.L. with 51 people aboard, no injuries reported
Officials say a plane has crash-landed at a western Newfoundland airport.
2018-11-15 18:13:00
Police investigate alleged sex assault at Toronto private school
Police say they are investigating an alleged sexual assault at a private Catholic school in Toronto.
2018-11-14 21:12:00
Homeowner digs in after neighbours say he can't build the house he wants
Residents of a street in Ottawa’s Glebe neighbourhood are trying to stop one of their own from tearing down the existing house on his property and replacing it with a design they say they can’t...
2018-11-15 15:37:17
Trudeau says Canada wants Saudi answer on its role in Khashoggi killing
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government wants answers from Saudi Arabia on the country's "perspective and their participation, potentially," in the killing of a journalist.

2018-11-15 11:46:00

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Straight Pride
A few of the articles we've added recently:
  • Straight Pride (pictured) is a slogan that arose in the late 1980s and early 1990s and has been used primarily by social conservative groups as a political stance and strategy.The term is described as a response to gay pride adopted by various LGBT groups in the early 1970s or to the accommodations provided to gay pride initiatives.
  • Hector_(ship) was a ship famous for having been part of the first significant migration of Scottish settlers to Nova Scotia in 1773. The replica of the original ship is located at the Hector Heritage Quay, a heritage centre run by local volunteers, in Pictou.
  • CTV App is a Canadian streaming service for CTV and CTV2 programming, available on multiple platforms from Xbox One to Windows 10, and CTV.ca.
  • Staples Canada is a Canadian retailer providing office and home supplies.
  • Atlantic Television System broadcasting as (ATV) was a system of four television stations in the Canadian Maritimes, an O&O of CTV, a division of Bell Media. Despite the name "Atlantic", ATV did not serve the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador, that Province is served by CJON-DT. CJCH-DT, CKCW-DT, CKLT-DT, and CJCB-DT was owned and operated by Atlantic Television System Limited[1] a Division of Chum Limited until their sale in 1997 to Baton.
  • Cable Public Affairs Channel is a Canadian Category A cable and satellite specialty television channel owned by a consortium that includes among other part-owners Rogers Communications, Shaw Communications, Vidéotron, Cogeco and Eastlink.
  • Sportsnet is a Canadian English-language sports specialty service. It was established in 1998 as CTV Sportsnet, a joint venture between CTV, Liberty Media, and Rogers Media. CTV parent Bell Globemedia then was required to divest its stake in the network following its 2001 acquisition of competing network TSN. Rogers then became the sole owner of Sportsnet in 2004 after it bought the remaining minority stake that was held by Fox.
  • Omni Television is a Canadian television system and specialty channel that is owned by the Rogers Media subsidiary of Rogers Communications.

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  • CanadianWiki has enabled the ability to use Two factor Authentication which, allows a registered user to input a code using a mobile phone while trying to login on a device that is not known and/or, a browser where you did not save your login credentials. You are capable of using popular Authenticators like Google Authenticator and Microsoft Authenticator. How does it work? You will attempt to input your user name and password. Once authenticated with CanadianWiki, you'll be prompted to enter a code. You will open your authenticator and input the CanadianWiki code which refreshes every several seconds. Do you need internet access for that? No however, you will need to allow your authenticator to download new codes to your phone every so often. Yes, it may sound complicated but, the authenticator will ask you to point your camera to the code box provided by CanadianWiki, and you will be ready to go. Two Factor Authentication can be used on a lot of platforms like Google including YouTube, Facebook, Microsoft Account and more.

    Two Factor Authentication is a great way to secure your account should someone guess your login information or, have your credentials stolen by a computer virus. CanadianWiki is now able to remove your authenticator from your account, if you reset your phone, or lose your phone. The only persons able to do this are those with shell access to the CanadianWiki database. CanadianWiki will be looking at options to authenticate the user to the account in question, as a general policy to prevent unauthorized requests. Once a policy is in effect, it will be added here. Until such policy is in effect, you are strongly encouraged to not reset your phone without removing the authenticator requirement from your account first.

    IMPORTANT: When signing up for Two Factor Authentication, you should keep in mind that you are given a list of codes you must keep in a safe place. These codes will allow you access to your CanadianWiki account should you lose access to your authenticator. To enable Two Factor Authentication or to remove the authenticator from your account, please visit Special:Two-factor_authentication For additional information Visit MediaWiki.