Welcome to the new CanadianWiki, a free open source platform where contributors create and modify databases that contain information on most subject matters. Despite our name, we do allow non-Canadian content.
Cookies: Are you having trouble logging into your account? The likely cause of this is, your browser could be blocking cookies which prevents CanadianWiki from saving information on your device known as a "cookie". You need to enable cookies in your browser to login, so, to do this, you will need to enter your browser settings and enable those cookies.
Hurricane Season: The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1st, and runs until November 30th.
Mobile View: CanadianWiki will be working on Mobile View, which allows mobile users to see a simplified version of CanadianWiki. Mobile View was suspended due to errors that could not be fixed in a quickly manner. We will be working on it this weekend (19th), and from time to time, editing pages may be disabled to prevent disruptions to your work.
Join Our Team: CanadianWiki is seeking new persons to join the administrator team. If you think you have what it takes, and can demonstrate that you do qualify to be an administrator, visit Join Our Team to apply.
What's New: CanadianWiki has added a new feature called Page Preview. This allows you to move your mouse over an internal wiki link, and preview the page in a small popup before deciding to visit that page or not. CanadianWiki has enabled his by default for all users.
Protecting CanadianWiki against spam
CanadianWiki has been monitoring the increase of new accounts on CanadianWiki over the past several months. New accounts can be a good thing if the intention is good. However, we have noticed some new accounts creating new accounts under the same IP address, and creating new content that are now considered for Speedy Deletion. Those accounts have been blocked for 3 months for violating CanadianWiki article practices, and other accounts to those IP addresses have been auto blocked. Blocking an account for any reason is not a decision we take lightly but, we felt there was enough evidence to suggest these accounts and articles are no coincidence. We at CanadianWiki take serious and proactive steps to protect the integrity of CanadianWiki and our users. If you have been blocked, and wish to contest this action, you are more than welcome to do so.
CanadianWiki will be reviewing our account creation process and will be determining if it's sufficient or, if CanadianWiki will need to add more security to prevent potential bots from circumventing the steps we have in place. We always encourage users to report suspicious activity to CanadianWiki as soon as possible. If you want to see if you have been blocked, and to see the reason why there was a block, please visit Special:BlockList. During the evening of May 16th, CanadianWiki staff held a meeting to discuss CanadianWiki actions on spam pages, and whether they should be selected for "Speedy Deletion" or deleted and the account/IP banned as a result. We have decided that spam pages will be deleted right away, skipping the required Speedy Deletion which would allow a user contest a Speedy Deletion. Also, that account/IP address associated with the spam page will be suspended (banned) for no more than 3 months for the first offense. We are aware some pages may be considered as spam if not written correctly. CanadianWiki does read these articles and a judgement is made on those pages, but it's important to note that when writing a legitimate article, you need to have it in the standard wiki standard. Take a look through Canadian wiki and know how articles are written, notice the layout, citations or references, titles, website links, etc. If we find it too difficult to patrol these pages, we will consider adding a Global Block. This means any IP address banned on Wikipedia or any Wiki website, would be prevented from creating an account, or editing on CanadianWiki. This is a route we wish not go down but, we have this as a last resort.
Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Soon
The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season is an upcoming event in the annual formation of tropical cyclones in the Northern Hemisphere. The season will officially begin on June 1, 2018, and end on November 30, 2018. These dates historically describe the period each year when most tropical cyclones form in the Atlantic basin and are adopted by convention. However, the formation of tropical cyclones is possible at any time of the year.
See Also: Weatheradio Canada and Canadian Hurricane Centre
Please take the time to review the CanadianWiki:Copyright
Policy. Changes to the policy will be announced on the main page, so our contributors will have a chance to review the updated policy.