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BC Greens say Smart Meter health concerns demand action: stop installation, create long-term ‘Smart Grid’

Global News Vancouver A Channel Victoria FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  July 27, 2011 10:29:41 AM PDT BC Greens say Smart Meter health concerns demand action: stop installation, create long-term ‘Smart Grid’ Health, privacy, security and individual rights concerns demand use of Precautionary Principle to guide planning (Bio – Dr. Magda Havas PhD) (Publications) July 27, 2011, […]

Ordinance Ignored

Video of what took place in California, even with an Ordinance on hand, police officers would not stop the installation of smart meters.

Salt Spring Island Smart Meter Rally

Speakers : Chris Anderson from Gulf Islanders for Safe Technology, Walt Mc Ginnis from emrabc, Una St. Clair from Citizens for Safe Technology, Tatha from Victoria BC. Then a march through Ganges, Salt Spring Island BC

Objections to BC Hydro’s “Smartmetering and Infrastructure” Program Prompts Action by Islands Trust Council

IMMEDIATE RELEASE (July 04, 2011) “Privacy, Security and Health” Objections to BC Hydro’s “Smartmetering and Infrastructure” Program Prompts Action by Islands Trust Council The Gulf Islands Trust Council – representing all Island residents -  has unanimously endorsed the call from constituents for BC Hydro to delay forcing wireless smart meters on the public and to […]

Health Canada confused about WHO Classification

For distribution July 1, 2011.  Health Canada seems to be confused about the recent WHO/IARC classification of radio frequency electromagnetic fields as a “possible human carcinogen.” Ms Beth Pieterson (Director General, Environment and Radiation Health Services Directorate, Health Canada) stated, “We don’t know the long-term effects of Wi-Fi . . . From all evidence we […]

Smart Meters are Stupid Rally, June 22nd 2011

Press Release (PDF) Video Coverage : City Tv and Global News Dumb Meter Rally, June 22nd 2011 Video Coverage: Citizens Rally in Vancouver to Stop Smart Meters http://thecanadian.org/k2/item/880-smart-meter-rally-video-damien-gillis select image to view larger size Other Events in British Columbia Rally Advertisement, ”Smart Meters are Stupid”, JUNE 22, 2011 10am BC Hydro Building, 333 Dunsmuir Street, Vancouver, BC PDF Colour […]

Kamloops : Smart meters may be harmful

http://www.kamloopsnews.ca/article/20110623/KAMLOOPS0303/306239990/-1/kamloops/smart-meters-may-be-harmful= JUNE 23, 2011 New smart water meter transmitters being installed in Kamloops homes may be harmful to you and your children. Exposure to radio wave radiation from these transmitters is involuntary and will be continuous inside your home. The un-safeness of the “safety” standards for the continuously transmitting smart meters is apparent from the […]

Organizing Smart Meter Resistance Across International Borders

http://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2011/06/18/18682231.php by canary in the wireless mine Saturday Jun 18th, 2011 4:50 AM The Smart Meter resistance goes international, as Joshua Hart, of the California grassroots group Stop Smart Meters, joins forces with Canadian anti-Smart Meter activists, on the Bmadd Show on CJSF 90.1FM, in British Columbia, Canada. (audio 51 minutes) Download audio: ssm_on_bmadd_61611.mp3 46.5MB […]

BC Hydro Chief regarding Smart Meters

Merrit Newspaper Editor John O’Connor  interviews BC Hydro chief project officer Gary Murphy, June 9, 2011. Includes comments on the fluctuating marijuana grow operation numbers BC Hydro has used in justifying implementation of smart meters, health concerns over the meters, possibility of using ITRON’s wired system, and implementation schedule. Pictured in the photo is Juan de […]

Renters with no voice over Smart Meters

The hydro companies and the Smart Meters projects are not considering people that are renting and have health issues, are they going to change the meters every time someone with sensitivity moves to a different location? And what about renters with a pace maker and other issues? And what about our freedom of choice of just not wanting a […]