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Itron : 2 Michigan smart meter fires spark warning from Battle Creek crews

By: 24 Hour News 8 web staff    Posted: Jun 08, 2018 11:26 AM EDT BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (WOOD) — Fire crews are asking people living in Battle Creek’s Washington Heights neighborhood to be vigilant as authorities try to determine what caused a pair of electric meter fires. The fires happened within a half hour of each […]


Widening Call for Immediate Return of Analogs; Disconnection of “Mesh” Wireless Network

Burnaby resident refuses to accept smart meter

Smart meters: ‘It just doesn’t seem to be a good idea’ BY JANAYA FULLER-EVANS, BURNABY NOW OCTOBER 12, 2011 No smart meters: Local resident Eric Candelaria has concerns about the province’s about the new smart meters and put up signs telling B.C. Hydro employees to stay off his property. Photograph by: Larry Wright, BURNABY NOW […]

Terrace BC : CORIX Manager involved in WIRE TAP CRIME

SMART METERS INSTALLED BY MAN INVOLVED IN WIRE TAP CRIME by Merv Ritchie    September 07, 2011 While citizens raise concerns about the invasion of privacy issues regarding BC Hydro’s new Smart Meters the manager of the Company installing them, Corix, is still involved in an RCMP criminal investigation regarding the installation of wire tapping equipment. […]

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 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 […]


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 […]

The Truth about Itron and B.C. Hydro Wired Connections

UPDATED AUG 22 – Evidence that shows BC Hydro’s claims that “Meters can not be wired”, is in fact not only possible, but it actually has been done with Ontario Homes. ITRON WIRED CONNECTIONS are available. Wired meter communications was the original concept in smart meter patents.

CTV : Debate over Smart Meters

Critics question safety of smart meters – BC Hydro is rolling out its new smart meter program this month and there have already been a number of critics questioning the program. The high-tech devices aren’t even installed yet and they’re already stirring up a lot of controversy. Some say they’re an invasion of privacy, while others say it could increase your risk of cancer.

Residents concerned by Smart Meter plan

BC Hydro plans to finalize installation of their new “Smart Meters,” but the change has residents around Victoria and the province spooked — not just for the potential billing changes, but for concerns over privacy, effectiveness and, of course, the health of electromagnetic Residents concerned by Smart Meter plan POSTED BY: DANIELLE POPE 07/27/2011 12:00 […]

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