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Email message size increased

VCN has increased webmail/Squirrelmail attachment sizes to 20MB and will allow incoming email messages up to 25MB for all VCN accounts.

Heartbleed Information – VCN not affected

VCN uses encryption for its email servers but they were not affected by Heartbleed. VCN does not have encryption on its public web sites so they were not affected. VCN is planning to implement encryption within the next month. Here is list of common web sites that were affected by the Heartbleed bug. http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/. To… Read more »

VCN Annual General Meeting on March 20, 2014

Hello Vancouver Community Network members and guests, This is your notice for VCN’s Annual General Meeting. Please join us! When: at 6 pm (registration at 5:30) on Thursday, March 20, 2014 Where: the 2nd floor, 111 West Hastings Street (Woodward’s Building) Vancouver BC V6B 1H6 Everyone is welcome to the meeting. As a reminder – only VCN members are… Read more »

Temporary network issue fixed – Thurs Dec 19

On Thursday, December 19th between 9am to 10:30am there was a temporary Internet issue that caused VCN services to be offline. On Thursday, December 19th at 11pm (night), the Internet provider will maintaining the Internet connection. They may temporary bring down the Internet connection for a few minutes. We apologize for the service disruption.  

VCN Help Desk Holiday Hours

The VCN Help Desk at 704-333 Terminal Ave will be closed on the following days: * Wednesday, December 25th * Thursday, December 26th * Wednesday, January 1st Additionally, the office suite door will be closed on these days and times. The VCN Help Desk will be open but please call 778-724-0826 ext 0 for assistance…. Read more »

Donate on GivingTuesday – Tues. Dec 3, 2013

Dear friends, This year, on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, we are proudly joining a call to action that will help make history. We are partners in GivingTuesday, a new national day dedicated to giving and volunteering. "The opening day of the giving season", this is a day when charities, non-profits, families, businesses, community centers, students,… Read more »

POP3 email retrieval issue resolved

On Monday, November 11, 2013 at 9am there was an attack on VCN's POP3/email retrieval system. This prevented people from connecting to the service. POP3 retrieval was restored on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at 1pm. The email server was operational and no emails were lost. Secure POP3 and IMAP email retrieval were also operational. VCN… Read more »