Website Issues

Mapleleafweb Will No Longer be Actively Maintained

By Greg Farries on Jan 17, 2011

After 11 years of publishing Canadian political educational materials on the Internet, Mapleleafweb.com will no longer be actively maintained. This decision was hard to make, but unfortunately finding additional funding sources to pay for the active development of the website was proving too difficult.

This project would have never been a success without the generous donations provided by the Max Bell Foundation, Arthur Child Foundation, Canada West Foundation, University of Lethbridge, David Elton Endowment and anonymous donors.

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Congrats to Natasha B. for winning the iPod Touch!

By Greg Farries on Apr 6, 2010

Thanks to everyone who took our readership survey and entered their name into the draw for the iPod Touch. Natasha B. name was drawn on Friday and she will be receiving the iPod shortly.

We are going to be holding more contests in the near future - make sure to check back here for more information!

Take our Survey - You Could Win a IPOD Touch!

By Greg Farries on Feb 5, 2010

In an effort to better understand who is visiting Maple Leaf Web and to improve the overall experience for individual readers of Maple Leaf Web, we’re asking out readership to take a short survey.

In order to enter your name for a chance to win an IPOD Touch, you need to include your email address at the end of the survey. Thanks!

Update: this content is now closed, thanks to everyone who entered.

Maple Leaf Web Forum Redesign Complete

By Greg Farries on Nov 9, 2009

If you haven’t gotten a chance to check out Maple Leaf Web’s discussion forums, now might be the time! We have just completed an important upgrade of the forum software and we ended up updating the overall look and feel of the forums. We hope you enjoy the new look!

Mapleleafweb Twitter Account

By Greg Farries on Sep 28, 2009

We are finally joining the social networking revolution and therefore we’ve activated a Twitter account for Mapleleafweb. To follow us make sure to visit our Twitter page @mapleleafweb.

Only Five Days Left to Enter to Win! Post a Comment on our Blog.

By Greg Farries on Oct 9, 2008

You only have five days left to post a comment in the 2008 Election Blog on Maple Leaf Web and enter to win one of two $50 gift certificates to Chapters.ca! Remember, the more you comment the better chance you have to WIN!

See this post for more details...

The MLW Off-Topic Forums are Now Open!

By Greg Farries on Jul 31, 2008

I've recently added five new off-topic forums in the Maple Leaf Web discussion forums. We have chosen five topics spanning a wide range of issues.

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RSS Feeds Available for Features, Weblog and Forums

By Greg Farries on Mar 17, 2008

For those of you who use Real Simple Synication (RSS) to stay on top of news and events on Internet, you might be interested to know that we're now providing RSS feeds for our Features, Weblog and for any new topics posted in the forums.

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Interview with Senate Speaker, Noël A. Kinsella, Please Submit Your Questions!

By Greg Farries on Feb 13, 2008

I am scheduled to do an interview with Senator Noël A. Kinsella, Speaker of the Canadian Senate. I'm providing visitors (and forum members) the opportunity to submit potential questions to Senator Kinsella.

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Website Errors and Deleted Login Accounts

By Greg Farries on Nov 15, 2007

For some reason the MySQL database that it used to run the back end of Maple Leaf Web was throwing an error during the past few days. This error didn't seem to cause any issue with displaying the website content or forums - and no website data was lost - however there was some issues with viewing the front page of Maple Leaf Web.

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