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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Welcome to the new CanadianWiki, a free open source platform where contributors create and modify databases that contain information on most subject matters. We would like to help you feel welcome, welcome to create and, welcome to edit. If you need assistance, please contact an administrator. We welcome everyone, even if you're using a VPN.

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Ottawa considering increasing China travel risk warnings for Canadians

The federal government is considering increasing the risk level for Canadian travellers to China, CTV News has learned.
Rachel Aiello 2018-12-11 19:23:00
Reports: 1 dead, 10 injured in shooting near Christmas market in France
A shooting in the French city of Strasbourg sparked a major security operation around a famous Christmas market on Tuesday, with media reporting one dead and several wounded.
2018-12-11 19:53:00
LIVE UPDATES: Flight risk arguments at Huawei CFO bail hearing in Vancouver court
The bail hearing for Huawei's chief financial officer continues for a third day today in a Vancouver court, as lawyers argue about her bail and whether she poses a flight risk.
2018-12-11 09:43:00
Ex-diplomat who worked on Trudeau's Hong Kong visit detained in China
A former Canadian diplomat who worked as a political lead for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's 2016 visit to Hong Kong has reportedly been arrested in China.
Andy Blatchford 2018-12-11 14:29:00
No flood of extremist returnees to Canada expected, federal report says
A federal report says there has been no surge of extremist travellers returning to Canada, despite the overseas setbacks suffered by militant forces in Iraq and Syria.
Jim Bronskill 2018-12-11 18:28:00
Postal workers union filing court challenge over back-to-work legislation
The union that represents Canada Post workers is filing a constitutional challenge on the federal government’s back-to-work legislation.
Rachel Aiello 2018-12-11 16:35:00
Police say they've busted gun-manufacturing ring in the Toronto area
A group making and selling illegal handguns using legal parts has been busted in the Toronto area after an eight-month investigation that culminated in a massive raid, Ontario Provincial Police.
2018-12-11 17:55:00
Steph Curry says he doesn't believe in the moon landing
Golden State Warriors superstar Steph Curry is the latest professional basketball player to apparently believe in conspiracy theories regarding outer space, saying he doesn’t believe the moon lan...
2018-12-11 19:44:00
Trump bickers with Dem leaders, threatens gov't shutdown
Bickering in public with Democratic leaders, U.S. President Donald Trump threatened repeatedly on Tuesday to shut down the government if Congress doesn't provide the money he says is needed to buil...
Matthew Daly and Catherine Lucey 2018-12-11 06:31:00
Police seek Quebec woman missing in Mexico after male travel companion dies by suicide
Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding a 41-year-old Quebec woman who left on vacation to Mexico last month and never returned home.

2018-12-11 15:07:00

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  • MITV (pictured), was an independent television station in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The station launched in 1988 and was re-branded as Global in 1997.
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Two Factor Authentication - CanadianWiki

  • 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.