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B.C. Hydro revisits plan to build substation under Vancouver school

BC Hydro and the Vancouver School Board are revisiting the idea of building a new underground substation at the Lord Roberts Annex property in the West End and will begin consultation with the community in the coming weeks.  B.C. HYDRO / PNG  SCOTT BROWN  More from Scott Brown Published on: April 12, 2018 | Last Updated: April 12, […]

Huawei announces 5G trial in Vancouver

Huawei has announced attaining single-user speeds of 2Gbps during trials of 5G customer premises equipment with Telus in Vancouver, using mmWave spectrum, Massive MIMO, F-OFDM, and polar coding. By Corinne Reichert |  February 15, 2018 Chinese networking giant Huawei has unveiled an urban trial of 5G wireless-to-the-home (WttX) customer premises equipment (CPE) in Vancouver in partnership with Canadian […]

Researcher says substation below school could bring higher risks of cancer, other health risks

by SIMON DRUKER Posted Feb 22, 2017 8:39 am PST Children are particularly sensitive to magnetic fields: EMF researcher Health Canada guidelines for magnetic fields haven’t been updated for decades: EMF researcher VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – There are fears a plan to build two substations in downtown Vancouver could expose students and staff at a school […]

Group hopes for green light in proposed class-action lawsuit against smart meters

  Vancouver, BC, Canada / News Talk 980 CKNW | Vancouver’s News. Vancouver’s Talk Zameer Karim December 07, 2015 11:22 am BC Hydro was in court Monday defending its smart meter program. Members of the group Citizens for Safe Technology are trying to certify a class-action lawsuit against the Crown corporation, claiming the wireless microwave […]

Telus cell phone array leaves West End residents concerned about health impacts

Neighbours say antenna went up without public consultation CBC News Posted: Mar 17, 2015 9:59 PM PT Last Updated: Mar 18, 2015 6:23 AM PT Telus says it installed the site with the City of Vancouver’s permission after complaints of poor cell phone coverage in the West End. (CBC) A new Telus cell phone site has some […]

Vancouver café will be a refuge from Wireless

video :  “Escape the Internet at the Faraday Cafe” Internet-free Vancouver café will be a refuge from the tyranny of digital signals BY SAM COOPER, THE PROVINCE JULY 2, 2014 It could be argued that when we go out to dine or drink we ought to share the experience with the friends surrounding us, and perhaps […]

Rally Coverage – June 2014

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Smart meter standoff means $35 monthly charge for tenants

Manager of a Vancouver West End apartment building doesn’t want BC Hydro smart meters installed CBC News Posted: Oct 24, 2013 7:44 PM PT Last Updated: Oct 24, 2013 8:24 PM PT Play Media Smart meter standoff in apartment 2:11 A building manager in Vancouver’s West End who has been blocking the installation of smart meters says BC […]

Apartment Manager does not want Smart Meters installed

October 24 2013 – Smart meter standoff means $35 monthly charge for tenants Manager of a Vancouver West End apartment building doesn’t want BC Hydro smart meters installed for more details

Residents fear impact of cell tower

By Jeremy Nuttall, 24 hours Vancouver Tuesday, July 9, 2013 2:47:21 PDT PM Residents elected not to phone in their complaints and showed up at Vancouver city council Tuesday to protest a cell tower being constructed in their neighbourhood. About 20 people assembled in front of city hall with placards, then moved inside for the […]