Archive for category Smart Meter

Ontario’s smart meters failing to cut electricity demand

 Time-of-use pricing was supposed to shift hydro customers’ use away from peak periods By Mike Crawley, CBC News Posted: Nov 24, 2016 10:57 AM ET Last Updated: Nov 24, 2016 10:57 AM ET Demonstrators unhappy with the price of electricity protest outside the Ontario Legislature on Wednesday. (Mike Crawley/CBC)   Smart meters — the $2-billion project to switch millions […]

Health Minister Caught Misleading Canadians about Safety of their Wireless Devices

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2016 /CNW Canada’s Health Minister Jane Philpott has contradicted the findings of a Parliamentary Health Committee report which recommends the government start warning Canadians that their wireless devices can cause cancer. In response to letters from parents whose children have developed symptoms from exposure to wireless devices Philpott wrote: “There is no scientific evidence of health effects,” […]

Power struggle leaves Mission couple in the dark

For four days, a Mission couple has been living in a home without any electricity thanks to a struggle between their landlord and BC Hydro.  Jonathan Glasgow and Kendra Mangione, CTV Vancouver  Published Friday, October 28, 2016 5:50PM PDT  A couple renting part of a home in Mission has spent several days in the dark […]

Ninth Circuit Court Judge Friedland’s Conflict of Interest

Ninth Circuit Court Judge Friedland’s Conflict of Interest   On September 13 th, 2016 the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals he ard the CTIA- Wireless Association’s appeal in their lawsuit against the City of Berkeley’s Cell Phone Right to Know ordinance which was implemented in March, 2016. A decision has not yet been rendered. Video of hearing […]

BC Firestation Cell Tower REMOVED

In 2001 to 2007 the Richmond, BC Firestation had a large cell tower on their roof, which other lower mainland fire stations did also, but taking a look on google maps street view, they obviously got rid of it after June 2015.   Richmond, BC Firestation (2002)   2007 antenna remains on the Richmond firehouse […]

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 […]

Tom Fletcher, Goldstream Gazette RE: Smart Meter Class action lawsuit

After all the years of reading Tom Fletcher’s attacks, diatribes and clearly biased articles about smart meters and our resistance to this mandatory program, it was odd to read one that had even a modicum of truth in it. What wasn’t unexpected was he missed the entire point of the class action and the most important part of Judge Adair’s decision.

Allergic to Wi-Fi? (CBS)

The Doctors (CBS)   Jul 13, 2016 Can you be allergic to Wi-Fi? Chemical electromagnetic-sensitivity expert Dr. Lisa Nagy joins The Doctors to increase awareness about this very real condition.

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Energy minister in the dark over number of Ontarians struggling with hydro bills

July 14, 2016 4:08 pm  Updated: July 15, 2016 8:42 am By Brian Hill Global News WATCH: Ontario Energy Minister Glenn Thibeault agreed to speak with Global News, but he doesn’t think the situation in rural Ontario is a crisis. Shirlee Engel reports.  Listen Ontario’s energy minister, Glenn Thibeault, has no idea how many people in Ontario are […]

Too Close for Comfort

A walking bridge in Port Coquitlam, BC had cellular antennas added to it several years go, but recently more were added.  Considering the location is right beside some homes, it was obvious that the levels there were of a concern.  Upon arrival to measure the RF levels, the levels were not too bad down at […]