We volunteered at the annual UGM BBQ!

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A few blog posts ago, we mentioned that we were sponsoring Union Gospel Mission (UGM) for their annual Downtown Eastside BBQ that took place this past weekend, July 18th, 2015. Here is a little re-cap of the day!                     Five members of the Canadian Web Hosting team arrived at the local Oppenheimer Park in the morning to assist the staff with set up and preparation of food. UGM was prepared to serve 5,000 meals between 11:00AM – 3:30PM. Each meal that were to be handed out would include a burg...
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What is PIPEDA?!

There have been a lot of opinions, whether it has been verbal or printed, revolving around data custody and Canadian users, businesses and enterprise hoping to house data physically within Canada. This has continued to be a growing matter because data is subject to foreign laws if it is physically stored in a U.S.based cloud (i.e., The Patriot Act) and will thus fall out of Canadian protection. However, many organizations that are migrating from a U.S.-based cloud such as AWS or Google Compute wonder, “What sort of protection their data is afforded within Canadian jurisdiction?” PIPEDA stan...
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We all thought “BAE” meant “Bacon and Eggs”, but here is what it really means!

When you have a 140-150-character limit for status updates on social media platforms, acronyms seem customary. Acronyms have evolved and now play a big role in everyday situations, such as in business meetings, marketing or sales reports, and in IT teams. SproutSocial, a leading media management platform, put together this comprehensive and fun list of acronyms where you will find Network-Specific acronyms, Business acronyms, The Technical Term acronyms, and Just for Fun acronyms.   About Canadian Web Hosting Since 1998, Canadian Web Hosting has been providing a 100% all Canadian s...
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Canadian Web Hosting partners with the Union Gospel Mission: BBQ Edition!

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At Canadian Web Hosting, we always find ourselves enjoying the opportunity to help and support the community. Some of our team members will be able to spread that love by volunteering with the Union Gospel Mission (UGM) at their annual Summer BBQ, taking place on July 18th! As you may have seen, we have built this relationship over a few years, and cannot wait for the many other years to come! Check out what we did back in 2014 here.     A Little Bit About the Union Gospel Mission (UGM) The Union Gospel Mission is located in Surrey, New Westminster, and Mission but is...
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How to Enhance Your Website for Mobile-Friendly Use

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As the number of mobile device users begins to increase, and are continuing to do so steadily, it is important to be aware that not all websites are mobile-friendly. As an organization, you must keep your followers involved and satisfied well into the future. We’ve blogged about how to ‘Qualify your site for Google’s “Mobile-friendly” icon’ (you can read about that here) but below are some tips and ideas to consider when thinking about mobile devices. Consider ‘Varying Design’ Allow for room on the website to be altered. It should also be adaptable to the width of the viewer’s web...
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