Archive for September, 2011

DELAY SMART METER PROGRAM UNTIL FULL REVIEW BY BCUC, SAYS NDP

For Immediate Release Sept. 30, 2011 DELAY SMART METER PROGRAM UNTIL FULL REVIEW BY BCUC, SAYS NDP VICTORIA — The Liberal government must put the implementation of the smart meter program on hold until a full independent review can be completed, said New Democrat energy critic John Horgan. “We’ve had serious concerns from the beginning […]

B.C. mayors consider moratorium on smart meters

Mayors and councillors from across the province are considering calling for a moratorium on BC Hydro’s smart meters after hearing the health concerns of their residents. A small group of protesters gathered outside the Vancouver Convention Centre Monday, calling on delegates at the annual convention of the Union of B.C. Municipalities to stop BC Hydro […]

Merritt council to seek moratorium on Smart Meters at UBCM

UBCM president eases fears of conflict of interest SEPTEMBER 26, 2011 JOHN O’CONNOR NEWS EDITOR Members of Merritt city council will vote on a resolution at this week’s UBCM convention that would ask the B.C. government to halt its controversial Smart Meter program. Councillors Mike Goetz, Nadia Clarke, Dave Baker, and Alastair Murdoch have all […]

School in Quesnel, BC removes WIFI

North Cariboo Christian School joins the list of schools that prefer to be a hard-wired facility. “After upgrading the school this year with a wired network, the school no longer required a Wi-Fi network” said John Hengen, Principal

Kamloops : Homeowners raise protests over smart meters

Devices are safe, effective and will modernize grid, Hydro maintains SEPTEMBER 22, 2011 BY MIKE YOUDS DAILY NEWS STAFF REPORTER Smart meters don’t qualify as a smart move as far as Brian Theissen is concerned. The new wireless electrical meters, to be installed in every Kamloops home starting in October, will enable two-way communication between […]

Ontario PC want to Axe Smart Meter Program

Tim Hudak Will Unplug Dalton McGuinty’s Mandatory ‘Smart Meter’ Tax Machines September 19th, 2011 http://votejoe2011.ca/feature/tim-hudak-will-unplug-dalton-mcguinty%e2%80%99s-mandatory-%e2%80%98smart-meter%e2% ETOBICOKE — Today, Ontario PC Leader Tim Hudak was joined by Karm Singh, Ontario PC candidate for Etobicoke North, Mary Anne DeMonte-Whelan, candidate for Etobicoke Centre, and Simon Nyilassy, candidate for Etobicoke-Lakeshore at the Return Trax Warehouse to announce he will unplug Dalton […]

Shaw, Cisco to build Wi-Fi super network in major cities

BY GILLIAN SHAW, VANCOUVER SUN SEPTEMBER 15, 2011 Shaw Communications has teamed up with networking giant Cisco to create a super Wi-Fi network that will blanket public areas in Western Canada’s major cities, providing Shaw customers with Internet access for their mobile devices everywhere from Stanley Park to the Calgary Stampede. Work on the network, which […]

TAKE BACK YOUR POWER!

EVENT COVERAGE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – SEPTEMBER 14, 2011 RALLIES TO STOP BC HYDRO WIRELESS SMART METERS When: Vancouver – Saturday, September 17th, 2011, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Victoria – Sunday, September 18th, 2011,  2:30 – 4:00 pm Where: Vancouver – Art Gallery steps (West Georgia and Howe) Victoria – Legislature lawn. (Downtown) The […]

Water meter program accommodates radio concerns

SEPTEMBER 13, 2011 About 2,000 water meters have been installed in Kamloops homes now as the City’s program to put one in every house moves into its third month. City utilities director David Duckworth said Tuesday the main concern raised has been around the radio frequency emissions from the meters. A few people have said […]

France turns down Antennas to 0.6V/m

From :  Etienne CENDRIER Spokesman for ROBIN DES TOITS: The City Council of Varades, in Loire Atlantique, France, voted unanimously on September, the 6th, Maximum Exposition Limit to 0.6V/mon all parish territory. The Mayor, Dominique TREMBLAY, and the  Municipal Council, aware of the urgent necessity of protecting human health, decided to conform to the prescription released […]