Archive for category Port Coquitlam

IBEW strikes at Ledcor over fibre optics staffing

Union reps say workers want protect their wages from future cuts and guard against an industry that increasingly makes precarious work standard practice   Stefan Labbé / Tri-City News OCTOBER 2, 2019 09:35 AM The strike has spilled out onto the intersection of Broadway St. and Mary Hill Bypass in Port Coquitlam Photograph By STEFAN […]

5G Towers verses Community Fibre Optics

A presentation put together by concerned lower mainland residents was recorded at Maple Ridge City Hall.  It talks about the issues with wireless and the coming 5G.  Focus on the safe option of Fibre Optics is covered, mentioning that Community Broadband needs to be Fibre Only and avoid covering neighbourhoods with Small Cells. Various communities in […]

Port Coquitlam Cell Tower Proposal

City hall listened to the proposal for a new 35 meter Monopole / Macrocell tower at 3209 Coast Meridian in Port Coquitlam.  Smart Growth Committee recommended at 15 meter antenna instead. 20180320_3209CoastMeridian

Too Close for Comfort

A walking bridge in Port Coquitlam, BC had cellular antennas added to it several years go, but recently more were added.  Considering the location is right beside some homes, it was obvious that the levels there were of a concern.  Upon arrival to measure the RF levels, the levels were not too bad down at […]

Rogers formally withdrew Tower Application

For Immediate Release The impossible has happened. After about seven months of fierce opposition by residents of both Coquitlam and Port Coquitlam, by the PAC of Coquitlam River Elementary, and by the school board 43 itself, Rogers formally withdrew their application. It was announced during a regular council meeting on Tuesday, May 24th. A letter […]

Port Coquitlam Council listens to public about Tower

— For immediate release — Thursday, May 19th, at 4pm, around twenty concerned parents and citizens from Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam gathered in front of the Port Coquitlam City Hall to send a clear and unmistakeable message to the council that they are unwilling to sacrifice their park space for cell towers and endanger the […]

Cellphone towers draw Lower Mainland opposition May 9, 2011 8:36 PM PT Proposed new cellphone towers are drawing opposition from residents of Port Coquitlam and Surrey concerned about possible negative effects on health and property values. Cascadia Tower Inc. is making an application before Surrey city council to build two towers in Cloverdale. Area resident Claire Smith says if the […]

Port Coquitlam School/Cemetery faces Cell Tower

Months later the debate continues into Winter 2010 – Anyone who attends the Terry Fox Run or Residents of Port Coquitlam can express their remarks to the City Hall or the Media. Planned cellphone tower threatens sanctity of the cemetery where Terry Fox is buried BY DAPHNE BRAMHAM, VANCOUVER SUN MAY 27, 2010 PNG / […]

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