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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 […]

West Vancouver debates 3 cellphone towers

CBC British Columbia – June 18, 2013 www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/story/2013/06/18/bc-west-vancouver-cellphone-towers.html An open house will be held in West Vancouver Tuesday night, to allow residents to have their say on three new cell towers proposed for their community. Telecommunications giant, Rogers Communications brought their plan to build the innovative towers forward to improve coverage in the area. Early […]

Vancouver approves motion for MORE cell towers

http://vancouver.24hrs.ca/News/local/2012/06/12/19867851.html By 24 HOURS Mayor Gregor Robertson is expected to introduce a motion looking at installing more cell phone infrastructure in Vancouver Tuesday morning. Citing a demand of additional coverage and the need for more “4G” infrastructure, the motion suggests Vancouverites are moving away from landlines. Robertson’s motion also wants staff to check out if […]

V-Pole for more E-Smog

Telus wanting to put up 70 CELL TOWERS First at all these 3 proposed Electric Car ReCharging stations in Vancouver,  then at the other 70 locations http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120505/bc_electric_car_charging_stations_120505/20120505/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome ‘V-Pole’ may take high tech to the streets in Vancouver Tristin Hopper May 22, 2012 – 10:52 PM ET | Last Updated: May 22, 2012 10:58 PM ET Martin Tessler/Mathew […]

Telus sells idea of 70 new Cell Towers in Vancouver

Vancouverites gathered Saturday to voice their opinions on the city’s newest green plan that involves building three new electric car charging stations in the downtown core. The project is a partnership between the City of Vancouver and Telus in which the company will foot the entire bill in exchange for additional cell phone towers that […]

Vancouver to push BC Hydro on Smart Meters

http://www.ctvbc.ctv.ca/servlet/an/local/CTVNews/20120502/bc_vancouver_smart_meter_resolution_120502/20120502/?hub=BritishColumbiaHome By: ctvbc.ca Date: Wednesday May. 2, 2012 6:07 PM PT Vancouver city council has voted to pressure BC Hydro to give residents the right to opt-out of the divisive smart meter program. The motion from councillor Adriane Carr was passed unanimously Wednesday after council heard from dozens of angry citizens. Joelly Collins, the daughter of singer […]

North Van neighbours fear cell tower

Tempe neighbours fear cell tower Microwaves from proposed tower concern BY TESSA HOLLOWAY, NORTH SHORE NEWS     JANUARY 9, 2011 Ralph Johnstone’s cellphone may work better when new antennas are installed on a tower in his Tempe Heights neighbourhood in North Vancouver, but the location — near where Johnstone is standing — overlooks a […]

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Mysterious ‘Hum’ Harasses Vancouver Residents

By Mark Stevenson CTV Environment Reporter 10-6-2 VANCOUVER It was around Christmas three years ago when Goff Longworth first heard the mysterious hum. He was at home when all of a sudden it started. “For the first two or three nights I was going from room to room just trying to get rid of the […]