Archive for category Quebec

Hydro-Quebec worker breaks into house to install optional smart meter

11:02 am, December 23rd, 2014   Credits: FILE PHOTO/QMI AGENCY SAINT-AGATHE-DES-MONTS, Que. – A Hydro-Quebec worker appears to have missed the memo that said the new smart meters are optional. The worker faces disciplinary measures for breaking into a home north of Montreal to install a new digital counter. Homeowner Lucie Racicot caught the installer […]

World’s first medical study of smart-meter health complaints

 By André Fauteux La Maison du 21e siècle magazine https://maisonsaine.ca/sante-et-securite/electrosmog/effets-biologiques-des-compteurs-intelligents-pour-analyse-veritablement-independante.html Initially, Montrealer Pierre Lepage was glad to receive the letter Hydro-Québec mailed him in 2011. It announced the upcoming replacement of the six electric meters located in his basement appartment’s kitchen, by wireless “smart” meters that communicate with radiofrequency microwaves (RF/MWs). “I told myself, thanks to […]

Smart Meter Fire cause stir in St. Leonard Quebec

  Hydro-Québec Quebec : Smart meters that take fire? First published November 6, 2013 at 4:53 Photo credit: Courtesy     Meters which caught fire Ewan Sauves | QMI Agency Residents of a duplex in the borough of St. Leonard in Montreal had a scare last Saturday when four counters Hydro-Québec would have caught fire, requiring […]

Electrosmog may cause health problems, group says

CBC News Posted: May 25, 2013 3:21 PM ET Last Updated: May 25, 2013 3:45 PM ET Read comments Smart meters use electromagnetic frequencies to transmit consumption data to power companies, and some people believe they’re a source of health problems. (Toby Talbot/AP file photo) A relatively new type of air pollution called electrosmog may […]

Hydro-Quebec smart meters spark fears in West Island

by Francois Lemieux – The West Island Chronicle – April 09, 2013: http://www.westislandchronicle.com/News/Local/2013-04-09/article-3216498/HydroQuebec-smart-meters-spark-fears-in-West-Island/1 Hydro-Quebec’s plan to install 3.8 million new smart-meters is being challenged by various organizations, municipalities and residents across the province. West Islanders started receiving letters announcing the change in March. Photo archives. Citizens all over the West Island are mobilizing against the new […]

Smart Meter Opt Out in Quebec

Next-Generation Meters – Hydro-Québec Sets Terms for Installation of Meters Without Radio-Frequency Emissions MONTREAL, March 14, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – As part of its rollout of next-generation meters, today Hydro-Québec filed with the Régie de l’énergie the proposed terms and conditions of an opting-out plan, which will allow customers to have meters that don’t emit radio-frequency (RF) […]