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Wednesday, January 16, 2019

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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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  • NES Classic Edition (pictured) is a dedicated video game console by Nintendo, which emulates the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). It launched on November 10, 2016 in Australia and Japan, and November 11, 2016 in North America and Europe. Aesthetically, the console is a miniature replica of the NES, and it includes a static library of 30 built-in games from the licensed NES library, supporting save states for all of them.
  • Super NES Classic Edition is a dedicated video game console by Nintendo, which emulates the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The console, a successor to the NES Classic Edition, comes with twenty-one Super NES titles pre-installed, including the first official release of Star Fox 2. It was released in North America and Europe on September 29, 2017.
  • Nova Scotia Light and Power was an electric and gas utility company with its head office in Halifax, Canada. The company still exists as a shell but is no longer active; however, for more than a century, it was the major producer of energy in the province of Nova Scotia, and its largest public transit operator. See Nova Scotia Power
  • Halifax Cable was a Canadian cable television and telecommunications company. The privately held company was founded by the Bragg family, through the amalgamation of several telecommunications companies in 1969. Halifax Cable re-branded as EastLink in 1999.
  • The Nova Scotia Railway is a historic Canadian railway. It was composed of two lines, one connecting Richmond (immediately north of Halifax) with Windsor, the other connecting Richmond with Pictou Landing via Truro.
  • The Cape Breton and Central Nova Scotia Railway is a short line railway operating in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. CBNS operates (245 miles or 394 kilometres) of main line and associated spurs between Truro in the central part of the province to Point Tupper on Cape Breton Island.
  • Daily News was a tabloid newspaper in Halifax, Nova Scotia that was published from 1974 until ceasing operations in February 2008.

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  • CFDR-AM (pictured) CFDR-AM had made its home at various locations on the dial, first at 790 kHz, moving to 680 kHz in 1978, then to 780 kHz in 1991. Originally owned and operated by Patterson Broadcasters Ltd. (consisting of President C.A. (Arnie) Patterson, Senior Vice-President/National Sales Director W.L. (Bill) Patterson and Vice-President/Chief Engineer Jack Hutchison), CFDR (the "DR" standing for "Dartmouth Radio"), also known as "CF Big 'D' R", first hit the AM dial in 1962. The studios were originally located at 66 Ochterloney St. in Dartmouth, and moved to 12 Queen St. in 1971, until the decision was made in 1981 to occupy half of the 18th floor and the entire penthouse (19th floor) of the Queen Square building (which commanded an excellent view of Halifax Harbour). CFDR and CFRQ moved their broadcasting facilities to the CIEZ building in Bedford in 1995.

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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.