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ISED ( INDUSTRY CANADA ) wants 5G comments by AUG 4

The federal department responsible for granting the expansion of transmitters and towers, Innovation, Science and Economic Development (formerly Industry Canada) is asking for public comments regarding 5G technology by Aug. 4.   It is important that all of us express our concerns and ask for a moratorium on this proliferation. Please take a few minutes […]

5G : Canadian Gov Consultation on Releasing Millimetre Wave Spectrum

  Figure 1 – Canadian frequency allocations in the 28 GHz band This figure shows Canadian frequency allocations in the 28 GHz band (27.5 to 28.35 GHz). It shows that the entire band is currently allocated to fixed, fixed-satellite (Earth–to-space) and mobile services on a co-primary basis. It also shows that there are footnotes for the frequency ranges 27.500-27.501 GHz (No. 5.538), 27.501-28.35 GHz (No. 5.540), and […]

Toronto : Privacy violation at heart of city’s potential plan to ‘mine’ smart meters

   BY ANTONELLA ARTUSO, TORONTO SUN FIRST POSTED: SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 04:43 PM EDT | UPDATED: SUNDAY, APRIL 30, 2017 10:01 PM EDT   The City of Toronto should not turn smart meters into snitch meters, a globally-recognized privacy expert says. Dr. Ann Cavoukian said Toronto Mayor John Tory’s comment that the city would “mine” residents’ water and hydro usage […]

Canada asleep, while USA begins to debate Small Cells

  Prior to last summer, Canadians really did not know what the industry was up to as far as the future of wireless.  EMRHA has been covering the effects from wireless devices for decades now, and the future does not look promising.  In the United States small cells are proposed to be installed all over […]

Toronto Smart Meter Fire

A GTA resident recently came home to find his hydro smart meter fully engulfed in flames. Kevin Zeller soon found out he was responsible for most of the hardware used by Hydro One and was slapped with a bill for $5,000. – FULL VIDEO

Toronto Subway adds wireless

    Talk and text underground: limited cellphone coverage now available on TTC subway A stretch of Line 1 is now equipped with cellphone coverage, but only for certain customers By Trevor Dunn, CBC News Posted: Jan 06, 2017 6:08 PM ET Last Updated: Jan 06, 2017 6:08 PM ET Courtney Modest, a regular TTC rider, is looking forward […]

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,” […]

Parliament : e-404 (Cellphone towers) Petition

  A petition was presented in Canada’s House of Commons today, by Member of Parliament David Tilson: https://petitions.parl.gc.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-404 (English) and https://petitions.parl.gc.ca/fr/Petition/Details?Petition=e-404 (French) A government response has not yet been tabled.

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 […]