Archive for category health and safety

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 […]

Smart meter foes go cold

Nicholas Johansen - Dec 16, 2016 / 5:00 am As the temperature continues to drop into negative double digits, several people in the Okanagan and Kootenays are without electricity in their homes, after refusing smart meters. While FortisBC wouldn’t provide an exact number, the utility company says “fewer than 10″ electricity customers have had their power turned […]

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 […]

MicroCell eNode Antenna Petition

For those aware of eNode Antennas, also known as MicroCells, there is a petition to Telus that people are welcome to sign.  If you are new to the subject, these are very strong antennas placed on telephone poles close to homes.  Some antennas are pointed directly at homes.  For more information please see the page […]

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 […]

Spain – EHS legally recognised

  This is a special post which includes an auto-translation of the recent legal decision in the High Court of Madrid, which found in favour of an EHS sufferer, an ex-employee at Ericsson.  Thanks to Shirley Temple for providing this document.  There’s a link below the auto-translation to coverage of the case on the Towards Better […]

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 […]