Archive for category British Columbia

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

B.C. Hydro revisits plan to build substation under Vancouver school

BC Hydro and the Vancouver School Board are revisiting the idea of building a new underground substation at the Lord Roberts Annex property in the West End and will begin consultation with the community in the coming weeks.  B.C. HYDRO / PNG  SCOTT BROWN  More from Scott Brown Published on: April 12, 2018 | Last Updated: April 12, […]

5G CORRIDOR for Ontario & Quebec

$400-million, public-private investment will create a 5G wireless corridor through Canada’s two largest provinces, which will support the growing network of physical devices, vehicles and other objects that are increasingly communicating directly with each other.

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Duncan doctor raises health impacts of cell towers Stephen Faulkner concerned about Safety Code 6

  ROBERT BARRON  Feb. 9, 2018 5:00 p.m. LOCAL NEWSNEWS Dr. Stephen Faulkner, a family doctor in Duncan, is raising concerns around the increasing number of cell and micro towers in the region. He made a presentation to Duncan’s city council on Feb. 5 in which he said studies indicate that the radiation the towers […]

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Huawei & Telus: Is our Data & DNA at Risk at their 5G “Living Lab”?

  “5G, microcells, the internet of things, and the “smart” revolution might make telecoms and industry a lot of dollars, but for the rest of us, they just don’t make sense.” SALT SPRING, February 17 2018 Citizens for Safe Technology   Vancouverites may very well be guinea pigs in the experiment of the century. Instead […]

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Huawei announces 5G trial in Vancouver

Huawei has announced attaining single-user speeds of 2Gbps during trials of 5G customer premises equipment with Telus in Vancouver, using mmWave spectrum, Massive MIMO, F-OFDM, and polar coding. By Corinne Reichert |  February 15, 2018 Chinese networking giant Huawei has unveiled an urban trial of 5G wireless-to-the-home (WttX) customer premises equipment (CPE) in Vancouver in partnership with Canadian […]

5G : Your Comments on the BC Development Strategy by FEB 28

BC is creating a new Rural Development Strategy.  The provincial govt will be posting a series of discussion topics at the link below, plus specific comments may be submitted by February 28.    “Feedback received will be compiled into a report and posted to this site in Spring 2018. Government will use the data gathered from […]