Website optimization : This website is compliant with
standards and specifications set by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and is
optimized to function with Mozilla-based (Firefox, Waterfox, etc.), Google
Chrome, Safari and Microsoft Edge browsers.
While every reasonable
effort has been taken to design this website to be fully functional with
Microsoft IE 6.0 - 11.0 browsers, some aspects of page renderings may not be as
designed. Microsoft, for marketing reasons, coded it's Internet Explorer
browsers in such a manner that they are not compliant with some of the W3C
This website utilizes PNG format images
extensively. These images have a transparent background. The images are
rendered correctly in such browsers as Firefox, Waterfox, Safari, Chrome,
Microsoft Edge & Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE) 8 - 11.
IE 6 & 7 do not render PNG images correctly because Microsoft did not
include coding in these browsers to interpret and render such images with
NOTE: If you are still
using Microsoft IE browser, seriously consider switching to another browser as
Microsoft is no longer providing support and updates for the IE browser. The IE
browser is out-of-date technically and thus cannot handle new functions being
introduced on the Internet at frequent intervals. As well, since Microsoft is
no longer providing updates for the IE browser it is lacking the security
enhancements to thwart hackers.
It is strongly recommended that you
switch to another browser see below for
the rendering of web pages in your browser use "Ctrl +" (to enlarge) or "Ctrl
-" (to reduce).
Webmaster if you have any questions or comments
related to design and technical aspects of this website.
are links to download the following recommended browsers.
browsers (except Edge) are also available for Apple OS (operating systems),
Linux and Android at the same links.
- Firefox for Windows 10, 8, 7 & XP operating
systems. (Mozilla Foundation)
- Waterfox for Windows 10 & 8 64-Bit systems,
based on Mozilla Firefox engine core. (Waterfox Project)
- Safari for Windows 10, 8, 7, & XP operating
systems. (Apple Corporation)
- Chrome for
Windows 10, 8, 7 & XP operating systems. (Google Corporation)
- Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 operating system (comes
packaged as default browser). (Microsoft Corporation)
Content layout and
configuration on the primary domain pages of this website is designed for
viewing on desktop computers, laptops and tablets with a minimum screen display
resolution width of 1024 pixels.
Mobile friendly pages for devices with
screen display resolution width of 800 or less pixels are available on this
website. Access to these pages has been automated through a redirect function
from the primary domain pages. But, as there has been no standard protocol
adopted by the manufacturers and vendors of the wide variety of mobile devices
available on the market, this automated redirect may not work for all mobile
devices. Thus, a manual redirect function has been provided on the primary
Users of devices with screen display resolution width
between 800 pixels and 1024 pixels can manually opt to view the content via the
primary domain pages or the equivalent mobile friendly pages.
the primary domain pages are indexed by search engines (e.g., Google, Bing,
etc.) and it is these pages that will appear in search results. The search
engine algorithms penalize by awarding low ranking scores those
websites with duplicate content. Hence the mobile friendly pages of this
website have been located on a sub-domain that is not indexed by the search
All primary domain
pages that have a mobile friendly equivalent will feature this icon (at
left), which will appear near top left corner of the page just below the title
header banner. Clicking on this icon will access the equivalent mobile friendly
Mobile friendly pages
are identifed by the icon at left, which is placed at top left corner of the
The mobile friendly index
page can be accessed from the primary domain index
page or any of the other mobile friendly pages.
This icon, located at bottom of mobile friendly
pages, when clicked accesses the desktop version located in the primary