|Things you can try (beyond having to rely on another browser)-- my bet is on the last suggestion:|
• Try typing just "google.ca", without the prefixes (I think you will get the same result, but it's unnecessary to type all of that anyway)
• Type your URL in Notepad, that Copy/Paste into the Address Bar (no typing in the browser)
• Click on a "hot" link instead (Favorites, or Bookmarks, etc.)
• Check your Registry for http:///, most likely to be found under this key:
If found, change the key(s) to:
NB: the usual caution about working in the Registry applies.