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Secure connections on VCN sites

http://www2.vcn.bc.ca and http://mail.vcn.bc.ca/ will now automatically redirect to a secure connection. If you have any issues please email help@vcn.bc.ca with your operating system, browser, and a description about the issue.

Emergency scheduled power outage on June 8th at 4pm

The building where VCN’s servers are located will have an emergency scheduled power outage starting on Thursday, June 8, 2017 at 8pm to until Friday, June 9, 2017. We are unsure when power will be restored. VCN will start powering down servers between 4pm and 6pm to prepare for the power outage. All VCN services… Read more »

How to check for Windows updates related to WannaCry

Vancouver Community Network is recommending that you follow this guide to help make your version of Windows more secure towards new of viruses and malware.   How to check for updates on your windows computer follow these steps. Click on the Start key in the bottom left of your screen or for windows 10 click… Read more »

Brian Campbell

BRIAN CAMPBELL By Penny Goldsmith, former VCN president In 1992, Brian Campbell got together a group of librarians and other community activists in the lower mainland of British Columbia who started meeting to talk about the internet and the importance of it being accessible to everyone. Brian recognized early on that a lot of people… Read more »

Server issue resolved January 2, 2017 – January 3, 2017

On Monday, January 2, 2017 at 5am to 8pm the main email server was down due to a software issue. Some web sites were also affected. Web sites and incoming emails were restored on Monday, January 2, 2017 at 8pm. Emails would have been queued up on our backup email servers and would have been… Read more »