Archive for category BCHYDRO

Ottawa house fire, Power Surges in Neighbouring homes

An Ottawa home catches fire from surge at electrical meter, while 5 or 6 homes next door also had surges / burn marks   Neighbours also experienced power surge April 17, 2018 Dana Laflamme’s electrical panel now has a large burn mark beside it. http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1213056579853/ There are many examples of power surges occurring causing fires, […]

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, […]

Smart Meter Fire at Quinte West FIRE HALL

  October 1st, 2017 by Brock Ormond Trenton / Quinte, Ontario The Quinte West Fire department’s response to a late Saturday afternoon fire was very fast – it was at their own station. Around 5 p.m. yesterday, Fire Captain Chris Wigley and another firefighter were in the office at their headquarters on 165 Front Street in […]

Small Cells endangers electrical worker safety and public safety

To the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers August 29, 2017 California Senate Bill 649 endangers electrical worker safety and public safety   Dear IBEW: SB 649 (Hueso)i — sponsored by CTIA and promoted by AT&T and Verizon — is speeding through the legislature. Without union opposition, it will pass. This bill fundamentally changes the work […]

Another power meter catches fire at Regina home

The charred remains of a power meter after a fire at a home on Pettingell Street in Regina Monday evening. (Adam Hunter/CBC)   ‘I’m glad it happened today,’ says homeowner just back from holiday CBC News Posted: Jul 31, 2017 9:45 PM CT Last Updated: Jul 31, 2017 9:45 PM CT   Ground shifting due to the […]

World Health Organization: Smart Meters Are Making People Ill

Posted on March 14, 2017 by Baxter Dmitry   Smart meters cause a “cornucopia of health issues” for occupants of the 57 million American homes equipped with the new technology, according to the World Health Organization and Cancer.org.   The news comes after a major university study into the “smart meter scam” revealed that the new meters […]

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 […]

Stop Smart Meters in British Columbia

Radio Off is STILL Broadcasting – Meters Melting, Meter Fires – Truth about WIRED meters

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 […]

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 […]