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Meter Madness: Smart meter installation sparks concern

 by  Kevin Parnell – Kelowna Capital News posted Feb 20, 2015 at 6:00 AM— updated Feb 23, 2015 at 9:32 AM Residents express concern while FortisBC moves forward with advanced meter program and health officials say no evidence of adverse effects. — Image Credit: Contributed As FortisBC continues to move forward with a plan to replace its aging analog meters with advanced meters to […]

Letter: Keep your smart meter off my townhouse

posted Feb 6, 2015 at 1:00 AM To the editor: I just received my notice that Fortis is going to install a smart meter on my home. I don’t want one, and hundreds of other people in Kelowna also do not want one. Furthermore, the CEO and president of both Fortis and Corix have received legal documents from […]

Proposed cell phone tower in West Kelowna runs into neighbourhood interference

By Global News   September 22, 2014 5:11 pm A proposal to improve cell phone communications in West Kelowna is creating static in a Mount Boucherie neighbourhood. Rogers Communications wants to build a 20 metre cell phone tower in a vineyard of a small winery. Some nearby residents are concerned about the visual impacts. “It spoils the view […]

Fortis BC Smart Meter Installations begin 2015


Cell Tower fight in Naramata BC

The results of the Public Information Meeting: Leave a reply The Information Meeting on Thursday was well attended and was a positive step in the process of trying to get this TELUS facility placed in another location than next to the KVR Trail. In attendance were two employees of TELUS’ land agent, Standard Land, and […]

West Kelowna man claims Smart Meters are killing him

By Kelly Hayes  Global News They say the problems began after a group of smart meters were installed by BC Hydro in front of their home last year — coincidentally around the same time Jerry had his first stroke. It’s not the first time people have raised concerns about the health effects of smart meters. But an […]

Intelligence of new smart meters being questioned

Hans Karow guards his old meter with locks and a sign because he doesn’t want to switch to the new smart meter, which B.C. Hydro plans to install by the end of 2012. By Wade Paterson – Kelowna Capital News Published: August 04, 2011 B.C. Hydro plans to have smart meters installed in every West […]

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