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<div style="font-size:162%; padding:.1em;">Welcome to CanadianWiki,</div>
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<div style="font-size:162%; padding:.1em;">Welcome to [[CanadianWiki]],</div>
 
<div style="font-size:95%;">the [[free content|free]] Canadian [[encyclopedia]] that anyone can edit.</div>
 
<div style="font-size:95%;">the [[free content|free]] Canadian [[encyclopedia]] that anyone can edit.</div>
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<div id="articlecount" style="font-size:85%;">There are[[Special:Statistics| {{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles in [[English language|English]]</div>
 
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Welcome to the free CanadianWiki, a place where you can create and edit pages no matter where you are, and there are little restrictions on what pages you can create. This website is owned and operated by CanadianWiki LLC, and the general public creates and edits content without monetary compensation. While we strive for 100% Canadian content, we can not guarantee that everything will be 100% Canadian, and non Canadian pages will not be deleted.
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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.
 
 
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'''Spring Ahead:''' Daylight Savings Time begins March 11, 2018 at 2:00AM local time, except in the Province of Saskatchewan and the Territory of Nunavut. See also [[Daylight Savings Time in Canada]].
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* '''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.
  
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* '''Hurricane Season''': The 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins on June 1st, and runs until November 30th.
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* '''Mobile View''': CanadianWiki has had to remove MobileView from CanadianWiki. Despite efforts to make the extension work for mobile users, we are unable to complete the actions successfully. Mobile users by default will see CanadianWiki in desktop mode, and will be unable to switch to mobile view. We're sorry for this inconvenience but, we are not the makers of the extensions.
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1) '''Know how to edit:''' Editing a wiki can be a difficult task if it's your first time. To edit a page, simply click on the edit button located at the top right, and you'll be directed to the editing section. Have a look at the page you're about to edit, and look at how the contents of the page looks. Include or remove content that you feel is helpful, but be warned, every edit is logged and can be reverted if necessary.
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* '''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|Join Our Team]] to apply.
  
2) '''Spot the padlocks:''' Some pages on CanadianWiki like the [[Main_Page]] is protected from editing for one reason or another, templates and modules are fully protected from editing as any changes to a template or module would have drastic consequences to almost every article. Fully protected pages show a gold pad lock located at the top right, while semi-protected articles show a silver lock and that means you have to have an account to edit that article. In some cases, an admin may forget to include a template that displays the lock, but he edit function won't be visible.
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* '''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. We are aware that this may not be enabled for non registered users and, may not display images for registered users. We will look for the causes for this in due time.
  
3) '''Know the talk/discussion pages:''' Every article has a discussion/talk page, where contributors can discuss any topic they wish related to that article. Such discussions should never be deleted except by an administrator to keep the talk pages short.
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* '''Fighting Spam''': CanadianWiki has been proactive in combating spam as best as possible and while we can't say for 100% sure it we have been successful, we are confident the more we fight, the harder it is for fake accounts to win. We have added a spam block protection and, the more we learn about what types of spam is being used, the more we add to the spam block. However, we are trying to be careful as to what is being blocked so to, not affect legitimate users who might want to add a word or symbol. If there is a block in place on a word or symbol you may have used, please let CanadianWiki know right away.
  
4) '''Create a page:''' Creating a page is easy. So how does one do it? Type in the search bar for a page called say I Love Wiki, and press enter. If there is not a page with that title, you can see I Love Wiki in red text. Click that red text, and you can begin to edit that page called I Love Wiki. Do be cautious, not every page is accepted here, and a page can be selected for deletion or be deleted right away if it is a severe violation.
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* '''New CAPTCHA''': CanadianWiki has implemented a new CAPTCHA on our platform. Before, non registered users were required to click on images before an edit was successful. Now, we have replaced this with a new system which requires a user to answer a question or input a code word clearly displayed. These CAPTCHA's will change from time to time to, prevent bots from guessing these passwords/answers, and makes it harder for spammers to win. We would like to inform you that, if an answer to a question is a number, you must input the number in a numerical form not alphabet form. Ex: A question could be: "How many Provinces are there in Canada? You would answer 10, not Ten.
  
5) '''Know the laws:''' CanadianWiki is located in Canada, and we must adhere to the laws in Canada. While you may be in a nation other than Canada, Canadian laws still apply. A law that may be okay in your country, may not be okay in Canada, or may have laws that vary than your country. For example: Wikipedia governs their laws based on the United States, and they base their rules on USA law, CanadianWiki on the other hand does not follow US law, as CanadianWiki is not based there, nor is our service hosted there.
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6) '''Know what is acceptable:''' It is very important for you to know or to find out what is acceptable on CanadianWiki. We have high expectations when it comes to creating a well thought out article, but you must know what not to include or what not to create. For example: You can not include or create a page on child pornography for the intention of uploading images for the purpose of violating Canadian law on child pornography. Uploading such material would give you an automatic ban, so if you don't want to be banned, I wouldn't upload such images. However, if the article is about child pornography that is intended to be informative and constructed that would be acceptable.
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7) '''Respect:''' Respect comes in different forms, too many to list. CanadianWiki suggests being kind to one another when discussing problems that may arise. CanadianWiki is an open wiki for any one to edit, and editors will always have a difference of opinion, and not everyone will get their way. Respect people's privacy is very important, don't include people's names, phone numbers, e-mail addresses, addresses, IM names, etc.
 
  
8) You are the police: Administrators can not patrol every page on CanadianWiki, especially the larger CanadianWiki gets. Editors/Contributors on Canadian are always looking through pages and revisions, and will spot things that may not want be on CanadianWiki, or may violate Canadian Law or CanadianWiki rules and regulations. If you see something questionable, contact an administrator right away.
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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.
  
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See Also: [[Weatheradio Canada]] and [[Canadian Hurricane Centre]]
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'''Important note:''' 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.</div>
 
'''Important note:''' 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.</div>

Revision as of 16:07, 25 May 2018

Welcome to CanadianWiki,
the free Canadian encyclopedia that anyone can edit.
There are 739 articles in English

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.

CanadianWiki News

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  • 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 has had to remove MobileView from CanadianWiki. Despite efforts to make the extension work for mobile users, we are unable to complete the actions successfully. Mobile users by default will see CanadianWiki in desktop mode, and will be unable to switch to mobile view. We're sorry for this inconvenience but, we are not the makers of the extensions.
  • 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. We are aware that this may not be enabled for non registered users and, may not display images for registered users. We will look for the causes for this in due time.
  • Fighting Spam: CanadianWiki has been proactive in combating spam as best as possible and while we can't say for 100% sure it we have been successful, we are confident the more we fight, the harder it is for fake accounts to win. We have added a spam block protection and, the more we learn about what types of spam is being used, the more we add to the spam block. However, we are trying to be careful as to what is being blocked so to, not affect legitimate users who might want to add a word or symbol. If there is a block in place on a word or symbol you may have used, please let CanadianWiki know right away.
  • New CAPTCHA: CanadianWiki has implemented a new CAPTCHA on our platform. Before, non registered users were required to click on images before an edit was successful. Now, we have replaced this with a new system which requires a user to answer a question or input a code word clearly displayed. These CAPTCHA's will change from time to time to, prevent bots from guessing these passwords/answers, and makes it harder for spammers to win. We would like to inform you that, if an answer to a question is a number, you must input the number in a numerical form not alphabet form. Ex: A question could be: "How many Provinces are there in Canada? You would answer 10, not Ten.







Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins Soon

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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





Important note: 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.