Yes, using our web-based control panel you can protect any directory without having to manually edit .htaccess files.
Go to your 'Client Area' of canhost.ca by pressing 'Login' on the menu bar, and entering your credentials. From here, navigate to your control panel located within the 'Services' button. On the cPanel home page you will see a section named 'Files', and within is an option named 'Directory Privacy'. From here, follow the on-screen prompts to manage the password protections on all of the directories within your website