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May faces no-confidence vote after Brexit plan crushed

British lawmakers overwhelmingly rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's divorce deal with the European Union on Tuesday, plunging the Brexit process into chaos and triggering a no-confidence vote th...
Jill Lawless, Gregory Katz and Raf Casert 2019-01-15 09:47:00
Canada has asked China for clemency in Schellenberg case: Freeland
Canada has formally petitioned China not to follow through with the execution of Robert Schellenberg, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Tuesday.
Ryan Flanagan 2019-01-15 09:37:00
Global pressure might help Canadian sentenced to death in China: former ambassador
Former Canadian ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques says gathering more international support could be an effective strategy in saving the life of a Canadian sentenced to death for drug smuggling.
2019-01-16 01:39:00
Trump's attorney general nominee: 'I will not be bullied'
Vowing "I will not be bullied," U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House on Tuesday, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfe...
Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo 2019-01-16 00:35:53
Al-Shabab extremists claim deadly attack on Nairobi hotel
Extremists stormed a luxury hotel in Kenya's capital on Tuesday, setting off thunderous explosions and gunning down people at cafe tables in an attack claimed by Africa's deadliest Islamic militant...
Joseph Mwihia 2019-01-15 14:57:00
Montreal school to reopen following suspected carbon monoxide leak
A Montreal elementary school will reopen two days after 35 children and eight adults were hospitalized for suspected carbon monoxide poisoning.
2019-01-15 13:56:00
Crown outlines case against Quebec man charged with suffocating ailing wife
A Quebec man accused of suffocating his ailing wife had inquired about medically assisted death for her a year earlier but was informed she did not qualify because of her advanced Alzheimer's diagn...
Sidhartha Banerjee 2019-01-15 20:49:00
Saudi teen who was granted asylum in Canada says she's a lucky one
A Saudi teen who shot to international prominence through her dramatic flight from an allegedly abusive family said Tuesday that she will devote her new life in Canada to fighting for the freedom o...
Paola Loriggio and Michelle McQuigge 2019-01-15 09:23:00
Iceberg that captivated world from N.L. perch featured on new stamp
A towering iceberg that captured international attention in 2017 when it parked beside a tiny Newfoundland town will be seen around the world again -- on an international stamp.
Holly McKenzie-Sutter 2019-01-15 16:51:00
Abandoned, mouldy Toronto mansion sells for $3.4M in 'good deal': realtor
Despite the toxic mould, peeling ceilings, and animal excrement, a large mansion sitting on an expansive piece of property on Toronto’s waterfront has sold for a whopping $3.45 million.

Jackie Dunham 2019-01-15 20:10:00

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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
  • 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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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.