Category: General

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Happy New Year 2021!!

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Happy New Years Everyone!! “They say a person needs just three things to be truly happy in this world: Someone to love, something to do, and something to hope for.” – Tom Bodett “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach […]

Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas to Everyone!! May you find strength and motivation among family, friends, and work, which is added to your account and allows you to overcome the difficulties that arise on your way in the coming New Year.

Coronavirus: GO Transit further reducing service temporarily after 90% ridership drop

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As the province continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, GO Transit has announced a further reduction in service amid a major ridership drop. Metrolinx spokesperson Anne Marie Aikins told Global News in a statement that with ridership being down by approximately 90 per cent compared to this time last year, adjustments will be made to train and bus […]

Metrolinx Approves Bowmanville GO Train Extension

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The Metrolinx Board of Directors has endorsed the GO East Rail Extension to Bowmanville. The board met on Thursday and approved the  ‘option two’ plan that was recommenced to them last week. That option will see the trains head north after Oshawa GO (current end of the line), travelling on CP Railway’s General Motors spur […]

Site Maintenance

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This site will be in and out of maintenance from late evening Monday (October 28th) night till the morning hours of Tuesday (October 29th). The maintenance is back-end and it may not effect the website itself.

Millions of users data leaked by browser extensions

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From: Geekbots Now, a research report reveals that some popular browser extensions are collecting and even selling users data including a list of visited sites and photos that users have looked at. Most recently, security researchers found that a number of popular extensions were harvesting user data without consent. Not only their browsing histories but also exposing […]

Need a Reason to Drop Google Chrome?

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Google is planning to restrict modern ad blocking Chrome extensions to enterprise users only. This is despite a backlash to an announcement by Google in January proposing changes that will stop certain ad blockers from working efficiently. The proposal–dubbed Manifest V3–will see a major transformation to Chrome extensions that includes a revamp of the permissions system. It […]

Safe and Ad Free Browsing

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Ever since my bad experience with Facebook and their other products, I have been working on ways to minimize my digital footprint. I moved over to other social media sites that have no ads and don’t ask or use your private information. With the demise of Google Plus in April (2019), I decided that it […]

No More Ads

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I have disabled the ads on VA3DBJ.ca, as they were not beneficial at all and I have started to push for an ad free environment. I have also decreased the amount of personal tracing as well, to only those that would benefit you and the operation of the site. I have also limited some tracking, […]

A Powerful Spyware App Now Targets iPhone Owners

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Security researchers have discovered a powerful surveillance app first designed for Android devices can now target victims with iPhones. The spy app, found by researchers at mobile security firm Lookout, said its developer abused their Apple-issued enterprise certificates to bypass the tech giant’s app store to infect unsuspecting victims. The disguised carrier assistance app once […]

Sun Sets on Google Plus

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On February 1st, I received the official email from Google, that Google Plus will be turned off on April 2nd. I have been messing around with a couple of replacements, of sorts, and have been hanging out at the MeWe and Pluspora sites. They have pretty much replace both Google+ and Facebook. MeWe has been […]

November 28, 2018 Public Awareness Test

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On November 28th at 1:55 PM local time (2:55 PM local time in Quebec), a test of the Alert Ready system will be conducted. The test will be distributed on TV, radio and compatible wireless devices. Please note, not all mobile devices will receive the test message. For general device compatibility, you can refer to […]

A Day of Remembrance

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The Ode of Remembrance They went with songs to the battle, they were young. Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow. They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted, They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years […]

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