Archive for category Canada

Huawei and Telus test fixed 5G in homes, paving way for Canadian rollout

JEREMY HORWITZ@HORWITZ    FEBRUARY 14, 2018 7:05 AM Facing restrictions in the United States due to national security concerns, China’s leading smartphone maker Huawei announced today that Canadian carrier Telus is live-testing Huawei 5G equipment in Vancouver homes. The companies’ in-home testing is said to be the first of its kind in North America, bringing 5G from the “lab […]

Ottawa’s worries grow over Huawei’s global ambitions; Canada to discuss united front on U.S. auto tariffs

Finally, Canada is taking notice of Huawei, which has provided all the transmitters for Telus’s microcells and is a partner in the pilot projects for 5G in Vancouver.  Why has it taken so long for Ottawa to even notice that this Chinese agent is involved in our infrastructure? Who knows what else they are involved […]

Tribunal allows School District to continue use of WIFI

No proof B.C. boy’s migraines caused by Wi-Fi, tribunal rules Family had asked for an order designating 25% of Saanich school as Wi-Fi free Bethany Lindsay · CBC News · Posted: Jul 17, 2018 3:00 AM PT  There is no scientific evidence linking Wi-Fi to a cluster of non-specific symptoms known as EHS. (Nathan Lambrecht/Canadian Press) By the time class […]

Small Cells in Ontario

For the last few years Bell has been installing Small Cell Antennas (eNodeB) 4G LTE around southern Ontario.  People concerned about the high levels of microwave radiation were waiting for information from others concerned in Ontario, however the locations where Bell was testing these new antennas were seldom in the same areas.  While investigating another […]

Toronto Waterfront to become 5G Smart City

    Alphabet will start Toronto Smart City Project this Summer.  Residents still have Questions. April 10, 2018 Toronto’s about to get the “world’s first neighborhood built from the internet-up,” according to the company behind the project. Residents, though, aren’t totally sold on the idea. Reuters reports that Google’s parent company, Alphabet, and its “urban innovation […]

BC Hydro’s Proposed Underground Electrical Substation – A Tragic Mistake!

July 1, 2018 Dear elected officials, Vancouver Parks Board Commissioners, Vancouver School Board Trustees, Coastal Health Authority officials and City of Vancouver officials (Mayor and Councillors) who have voted in favour of BC Hydro’s proposed underground substation at the Lord Roberts Annex school site in the West End of Vancouver are strongly advised to consult […]

“Ostrich with its head in the sand”: Mississauga mom demands Catholic school board accommodate son’s Wi-Fi injury

“It’s a bigger problem than people realize,” said Paulette Rende. Jun 13, 2018 by Marta Marychuk  –  Mississauga News Alex Rende and his mother Paulette Rende outside the Dufferin Peel Catholic Separate School Board offices on Matheson Boulevard West. The Rendes are contending that Wi-Fi signals in the schools are causing issues with his health. Jun 6, […]

Hydro meter fire in Ontario

CTV Barrie Published Saturday, May 26, 2018 7:23PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 27, 2018 6:50PM EDT The Ontario Fire Marshall’s office has wrapped up its investigation into an early morning fire which destroyed two homes in the community of Baxter. The fire broke out at home on Murphy Road near County Road 10 shortly […]

Ottawa house fire, Power Surges in Neighbouring homes

An Ottawa home catches fire from surge at electrical meter, while 5 or 6 homes next door also had surges / burn marks   Neighbours also experienced power surge April 17, 2018 Dana Laflamme’s electrical panel now has a large burn mark beside it. http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1213056579853/ There are many examples of power surges occurring causing fires, […]

Rogers, Ericsson to test 5G technology in Toronto, Ottawa

Rogers, which is upgrading its existing network, expects 5G wireless technology to be ready for prime time by 2020 EMILY JACKSON Published on: April 16, 2018 | Last Updated: April 16, 2018 5:18 PM EDT   Rogers Communications Inc. has partnered with Ericsson to test 5G wireless technology in Toronto and Ottawa, following its top […]