Archive for August, 2014

Saskatchewan changed law to allow unqualified workers to install smart meters: NDP

REGINA — The Canadian Press   Published Friday, Aug. 15 2014, 8:23 PM EDT Last updated Friday, Aug. 15 2014, 8:24 PM EDT  The NDP says the government changed the law to allow SaskPower to use unqualified workers to install smart meters. Deputy NDP leader Trent Wotherspoon says documents obtained through a freedom of information request show the government […]

10th ‘smart’ meter fire hits home in Regina

SaskPower says it will replace 105,000 smart meters, a process that is expected to cost $47 million. (CBC) Another Saskatchewan home has been hit by fire involving a “smart” power meter. Nobody was hurt when the fire broke out Saturday morning at a townhouse unit on 4510 Harbour Village Way in Regina, the city’s fire […]

Manufacturer defends smart meters after fires

REGINA – The company that manufactures the electricity meters that are being replaced in Saskatchewan due to fires is defending its equipment. Sensus, the North Carolina-based company whose smart meters have been linked to eight fires in Saskatchewan homes, says in a news release it has conducted lab tests and site inspections at the recent […]

C4ST’s Frank Clegg on CTV Canada AM

  Published on Jul 14, 2014 July 10 2014 Frank Clegg, CEO of Canadians for Safe Technology (C4ST) talks about the masses of scientific research ignored by Health Canada in their review of Safety Code 6.