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“Irresponsible installation”: Coquitlam Mayor calls out utility poles

By Michelle Morton  Reporter/News Anchor  CKNW Coquitlam Mayor Richard Stewart took to Facebook on Tuesday to complain about two utility poles installed by Telus, which he said could hurt someone. “It’s downright dangerous, this is equipment including significant wiring within about six feet of the ground right next to our community centre and most of the wiring […]

Smart meter foes go cold

Nicholas Johansen - Dec 16, 2016 / 5:00 am As the temperature continues to drop into negative double digits, several people in the Okanagan and Kootenays are without electricity in their homes, after refusing smart meters. While FortisBC wouldn’t provide an exact number, the utility company says “fewer than 10″ electricity customers have had their power turned […]

Regulator rules smart meters not a fire risk but wants more information from utilities

BC Utilities Commission rejects citizen’s complaint over alleged Hydro power meter dangers By Bob Mackin | Aug. 29, 2016, 2:58 p.m. BC Hydro began installing smart meters in 2012 under a $1 billion program to increase energy efficiency, sparking customer fears of billing and rate hikes, loss of privacy and harms to health | Submitted The BC Utilities […]

Homeowners say smart meters are damaging their health, causing chronic pain, hair loss and sensitivity to light

Wednesday, June 15, 2016 by: Daniel Barker Tags: smart meters, health effects, electropollution (NaturalNews) By 2014, smart meters had been installed in nearly 50 million American homes, and despite assurances by power companies that they are completely safe, many people are reporting serious health issues caused by them – and many experts believe that they can indeed pose a health […]

Smart Meter with Radio-Off is still Broadcasting

According to the person who made this video, the meter is said to be off, but the readings show otherwise.  Anyone else with the same findings? “Is your Choice of a BC Hydro Smart Meter with Microwave Transmitter Radio-off, that you are paying extra for each and every month, sneakily broadcasting and actually still on, […]

Why die for Wi-Fi? My child did – will yours?

by Debra Fry, posted 3 May 2016 On the 11th of June 2015, my 15 year old daughter, Jenny Fry was found by me, hanged in woods near our home in Oxfordshire, UK . She was utterly exhausted; instead of receiving sympathy and understanding, she was battling the school for giving her detentions and refusing […]

Local teachers unions in Ontario call for moratorium on Wi-Fi use in schools

Two teachers’ union locals in Kingston, Ontario, want their school to permanently switch off wireless internet connections over concerns the over-the-air signals post a significant health risk. Public health units across the country maintain Wi-Fi is perfectly safe, even for young children. But that hasn’t prevented various teachers unions and school boards, including the Canadian Teachers’ Federation, from calling for a moratorium on wireless use in schools if not an outright ban.

US High School Student Calls For Answers on Wireless Radiation

Adrian Dix slams BC Hydro for smart meter replacements

Replacing meters are ‘routine operations’, says BC Hydro, due to damage through house construction, demolition By B.C. Almanac, CBC News Posted: Jan 24, 2016 7:00 AM PT Last Updated: Jan 24, 2016 7:00 AM PT BC Hydro estimates that it will have to replace 40,000 of its smart meters by 2019 due to damage over time and will also pull an […]

B.C. Hydro must remove more than 88,000 smart meters

  Crown corporation executive says most of the 1.9 million devices will last 20 years, as originally promised BY BOB MACKIN, SPECIAL TO THE PROVINCE JANUARY 18, 2016 B.C. Hydro needs to remove more than 88,000 smart meters that are either faulty or may not meet Measurement Canada standards, public records show. On top of that, […]