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Ontario restricting cellphone use in classrooms starting in November

Some schools already have similar policies, but new directive sets a provincial standard The Canadian Press · Posted: Aug 29, 2019 12:45 PM ET | Last Updated: August 29 The Progressive Conservatives had proposed a ban on the use of cellphones in classrooms in their platform during last year’s election campaign. (CBC) Ontario will be […]

‘I’m Horrified’ Lakewood Parents Lash Out Over 5G Networks Near Schools

Jim Satney July 15, 2019 Residents in the suburban Los Angeles community of Lakewood say they are “horrified” by the thought of 5G network tower installations. At a community meeting, residents spoke out about 5G health concerns, saying that 5G is not proven safe. “I’m horrified, to be honest with you,” Lakewood resident Christina Rich […]

Maple Ridge resident worried about new cell tower

 45-metre structure planned for nearby farm PHIL MELNYCHUK  Jun. 4, 2019 6:00 a.m. Amabile Ranta is worried about a proposal to put 45-metre cellphone tower on a dairy farm on 128th Avenue, near her home in central Maple Ridge. Ranta lives across a field from where the tower would go, is a cancer survivor and is […]

Ripon Cell Tower to Be Removed From School Grounds

Mothers of Cancer Survivors Share Feelings of Relief POSTED 4:45 PM, MARCH 23, 2019, BY JESSICA MENSCH, UPDATED AT 04:00PM, MARCH 23, 2019 RIPON — Parents in Ripon have been fighting for a Sprint cell tower to come down for roughly two years and they’re calling the company’s latest decision a major win. “It’s been a […]

Petition aims to derail proposed cellphone tower in Kelowna

by Global News    April 21, 2019 An online petition claims an 18-meter-high (60 ft) Rogers cell phone tower is slated to be built less than 400 meters from Ellison elementary school. Courtesy: Change.org  A proposed cellphone tower in a Kelowna neighbourhood is meeting resistance after residents discovered that its location will be less than […]

Cell phone tower shut down at elementary school after eight kids are diagnosed with cancer in ‘mysterious’ cluster

The affected students at Weston Elementary School in Ripon are all under the age of 10 They each have different types of cancer: brain, kidney, liver and lymphoma  There is scant evidence that cell phone towers pose a real risk to humans But even skeptics say the number of cases in this cluster is unusual […]

What’s Causing Cancer In Ripon California?

Lawyers looking at Nestlé groundwater contamination; cell tower as possible causes GLENN KAHL Manteca Bulletin Updated: April 4, 2019, 12:33 a.m. Ripon parents determined to find the cause of cancer in four children and three adults gathered Wednesday in a town hall-style meeting. They heard from lawyers who are looking into the defunct Nestlé Food […]

Ripon parents upset about one cell tower. What about 200? Here comes 5G

BY KEN CARLSON MARCH 22, 2019 05:40 PM, UPDATED MARCH 22, 2019 06:12 PM Parents pick up their children after school at Weston Elementary in Ripon, CA, on Thursday, March 14, 2019. Ripon Unified School District is working with Sprint to move a cellular phone tower, seen in the center background, after four students were diagnosed […]

Fourth Ripon student has cancer. Parents demand removal of cell tower from school

MARCH 12, 2019 11:13 AM, Ripon, California, Unified School District is working with Sprint to move a cellular phone tower near Weston Elementary after four students were diagnosed with cancer and parents voiced their concerns. By Akira Olivia Kumamoto | Joan Barnett Lee | Ken Carlson The Ripon Unified School District said it is talking […]

Ontario to ban cellphones in classrooms next school year

Policy would prohibit cellphone use during instructional time starting in 2019-20 Allison Jones · The Canadian Press · Posted: Mar 12, 2019 6:02 AM ET | Last Updated: March 12   Enforcement of the cellphone ban would be up to individual boards and schools in Ontario. (Eduard Korniyenko/Reuters)  Cellphones will be banned in Ontario classrooms […]

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