Ontario Hydro One Customers are going BALLISTIC

People living in BC are having a tough time with BC Hydro and Fortis BC.

The problems we are fighting are

  • Smart Meter Radiation causing health problems
  • High and unexplained power usage
  • Bully tactics about Smart Meter installation
  • Onerous charges for keeping old Analogue meters

I have just visited a face book group that is trying to get consumers of power in Ontario which is supplied by Hydro ONE.

See this Face Book group and get ideas how we can fix our problems with BC Hydro and Fortis BC.

Hydro One - Enough is Enough

see https://www.facebook.com/groups/102253803156673/

ZigBee – Here it comes, ready or not

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Do you know much about ZigBee?

The ZigBee network system that will talk to all of your utilities like the furnace,  stove, and dishwasher, is coming down the tracks and like it or not, it will be a major factor in most homes in the next 3 years or so.

There are many benefits according to the industry that is building all of the electronics that make up the ZIGBEE system.  Life is going to be so much better and happier and easier with ZIGBEE.  Just think, you can check on the temperature of your refrigerator from work or turn on the furnace automatically on your way home or dim the dining room lights from your smart phone.

However, there are many problems that have been identified about the ZIGBEE system:

RF Radiation will be increased and will be generated by ALL of your household electronic devices:  lights,  TV,  DishWasher, Stove, Clothes Washer/Dryer,  and even smart light bulbs.  The home will be awash in RF.

There are many people now that are EHS  (if you do not know what this means then do a search).  Estimates are that 10% of the general population are EHS now.  Researchers believe that this rate is increasing and soon will be 50%.  Does that mean that all homes with Smart Meters and the symbiotic ZIGBEE network will be toxic to a major segment of the population and will decrease their level of health and enjoyment of life?  There are studies that show RF Radiation has a detrimental effect on health especially in the fetus and young children.  RF Radiation has been shown to cause cancer (see Cell phone brain cancer studies).

Privacy –  Hackers will be able to find out so much about the lives of the residents of the house:  how many people are living there,  estimates on gender,  estimates on age range.  Marketing firms will be able to send advertising specifically to the target group. eg.  if you have young children then you will have marketing specifically for young children. etc.   Governmental security agencies will certainly be using this to spy on suspects. (good or bad?)

Security –  Hackers will find ways of using your ZIGBEE system to get as much information from your house as possible.  If they can steal a billion dollars from many banks (this is just in the news) then hacking the Smart Grid and your ZibBee house network should not be much of a problem.  Scenario –  Hacker turns off the power to the freezer while you are away for the weekend and all of your frozen food is now unfrozen.  Hmmm,  what to do?

Control – If all of your electronics are on the ZIGBEE network and you have some control over them, THEN agencies outside of your home will also have control over them.  This is a 1984 scenario.  Your air conditioning can be turned off when there is not enough electricity for everyone.  Is this good or bad?  The channel that you are watching on TV will be known by the ZIGBEE (maybe) and thus fed to a polling agency or marketing agency.  You may not be able to turn on the clothes dryer at supper time because the power company tells the ZIGBEE unit to prevent use until 10 pm, for instance.

It is going to be very interesting to see how this plays out.

Check out the details of ZIGBEE (CLICK HERE).

 

The Electromagentic Age – A sleeping Giant by Dr Mac Paterson

Dr Mac Paterson gave a presentation in Kaleden BC on Saturday Feb 21, 2015.  The presentation was attended by about 250 people.

The presentation is not available yet on video but hopefully it soon will be.

Dr Paterson is scheduled to give the presentation in Kelowna and Salmon Arm next month, so watch for the dates and locations.

Here are some of the parts of his presentation that I found interesting.

Dr Paterson has been involved in research all of his career and has many professional publications to his credit.  He specialized in Molecular Oncology.

The Canadian Safety Code 6 is only concerned with the heating effects of radiation and nothing to do with the electrical effects on the human body.  The human body is chemical and electrical in nature and even very low levels of microwave radiation impacts the body.  Safety Code 6 allows 600 µW/cm² (microwatts per square cm) whereas it has been shown that the human body is sensitive to 0.1 µW/cm² ,  a factor of 6,000 times.

The experts that decided on the level of the Safety Code 6 were experts in the physics of electrical RF radiation and there were no experts who knew anything about the effect on the human body’s electrical functioning.  This resulted in this huge discrepancy.

Some people that suffer from EHS (Electro Hyper Sensitivity) feel RF radiation at levels that are 0.5% of the levels allowed by Safety Code 6.

Dr Paterson estimates that about 25,000 people in BC suffer from some level of EHS; mild to severe.  Also, other researchers estimate that 4% to 10% of all people in the world are EHS.  There are estimates that 50% of all people will be EHS soon.  One researcher says by 2017.

There are many studies (42 to date) that confirm the fact that the magnetic field created by high voltage (high tension) power lines does cause a significant increase in childhood leukemia.

Concerning the opt-out of Smart meters, Dr Paterson says that communities, and not individuals, should OPT-OUT.

Pulsed RF radiation has been shown to be 2.5 times more damaging to human health than clean sinusoidal 60 Hz power.

Computers that use the SMPS (switch mode power supply) create significant amounts of DE (dirty electricity) which is pulsed and may (does) cause health effects especially in EHS people.

Tobacco has been shown to have a 20 year lag time between smoking and the average time of the diagnosis of cancer.  RF Radiation is thought to be similar and if so then the numbers of cancers due to RF Radiation will soon increase dramatically.  This will crush the medial systems and the economy.

 

 

 

 

Governments – Protect Our Children!

A very important letter by Jerry Flynn from Bowser BC

In case readers didn’t already know this, here are some facts that every school board – No, every community on earth – should know about cell towers (and wireless technology in general).

School boards need to realize that the radiation emitted by cell towers is similar to that emitted by cell phones and Wi-Fi routers all of which even the corrupt WHO (World Health Organization) finally classified a Category 2B (“Possible”) human carcinogen in 2011.

Readers might be surprised to learn that the biggest single donors to the WHO are: 1) Bill and Melinda Gates, and 2) the USA! [1] Knowing this should help people view skeptically if not cynically any pronouncements from the WHO.

Related items are below:

Russia – has a 2,000 METER ‘no-man’s land’ around cell towers, within which no one is allowed to live or work! [2]

In 1993, Butler, Pennsylvania – their progressive town council ruled that a protection distance of 610 metres (2,000 feet) should exist between antennas and buildings such as schools and apartments. [2]

in 1995, then U.S. President Bill Clinton signed a Memorandum stating that cell towers should not be placed on schools or near residential neighborhoods! [3]

France – a) banned Wi-Fi in kindergartens in 2015! In middle schools, Wi-Fi must be turned off when not in use.

b) France’s Senate is pressing for ban of cell phones and Wi-Fi in primary & middle schools!

c) Libraries impose moratorium on Wi-Fi due to illnesses experienced;

d) Town of Herouville-Saint-Clair – removes Wi-Fi from all schools, imposes Precautionary Principle!

United KingdomChief Medical Officers strongly recommend that children younger than 16 should NOT use cell phones!

Taiwan – It is illegal for children under two (2) to use wireless technology! Parents can be fined! Parents have to ensure children under 18 use electronic products for a “reasonable length of time.”

European Parliament – In 2008 urged tighter safety standards for cell phones and all wireless technology (DECT phones, Wi-Fi routers, etc.)

Russia – It’s Russian National Committee on Non-Ionizing Radiation Protection (RNCIRP) issued a Press Release in 2008, entitled: “Children and Mobile Phones: The Health of Following Generations is at Risk!” It said children under 18 should not use cell phones!

IndiaMinistry of Telecommunications said children under 16 should not use cell phones!

IsraelMinistry of Health. Recommends youth to limit use of cell phones; don’t use them in enclosed spaces; use wired ear pieces.

Finland Government urges children to limit use of cell phones as long-term effects are not yet known.

ICEMSInternational Commission on Electromagnetic Safety (one of the most respected group of international esteemed scientists from various countries) Says industry is wrong in saying there is no evidence that all wireless is dangerous. Urges people of all ages, but especially children, to limit use of cell phones and other wireless technologies.

United KingdomEducation Professionals Union (Voice) (formerly the Professional Association of Teachers) – Calls for moratorium on new Wi-Fi installations in schools and withdrawal of existing Wi-Fi networks.

Association of Teachers and Lecturers – in 2009 called for a suspension of existing Wi-Fi networks as they were concerned by scientific reports linking wi-fi with impaired concentration, loss of short-term memory, chromosome damage and increased incidence of cancer!

Scotland – over 50% of councils in Scotland are now operating precautionary policies to prevent masts from being sited near schools, hospitals and residential areas.

Germany – a) Germany’s Health Protection Agency urged removal of cordless phones; use cabled communications instead of Wi-Fi and Bluetooth.

b) Frankfurt City and Bavarian Parliament – recommend against Wi-Fi in schools;

c) The Teachers’ Union for Education and Knowledge told its members to resist roll-out of Wi-Fi on safety grounds.

Salzburg, Austria – Public Health Department warned that Wi-Fi should not be installed in schools or nurseries.

Austria – Austrian Medical Association is lobbying against deployment of Wi-Fi in schools.

Belgium – Banned children’s cell phones. Cell phones must now bear label showing relative radiation emitted.

References for those who want more information

[1] http://www.globalresearch.ca/privatized-ebola-the-bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation-is-the-world-health-organizations-boss-not-governments/5408056 <http://www.globalresearch.ca/privatized-ebola-the-bill-and-melinda-gates-foundation-is-the-world-health-organizations-boss-not-governments/5408056>

[2] http://www.spiritofhealthkc.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/CELLPHONES16-Is-it-Possible-to-Use-a-Cell-Phone- Safely.pdf <http://www.spiritofhealthkc.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/CELLPHONES16-Is-it-Possible-to-Use-a-Cell-Phone-%0b%20%20%20%20%20%20Safely.pdf>

[3] http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jestft/papers/vol8-issue10/Version-1/F081014657.pdf <http://iosrjournals.org/iosr-jestft/papers/vol8-issue10/Version-1/F081014657.pdf>

[4] http://www.equilibrauk.com/emfnewinfo.shtml

[5] http://wiredchild.org/government-alias.html

[6] http://www.wifiinschools.org.uk/

[7] http://www.prlog.org/12262295-the-top-cell-phone-radiation-safety-stories-of-2013.html <http://www.prlog.org/12262295-the-top-cell-phone-radiation-safety-stories-of-2013.html>

by Jerry Flynn in Bowser, B.C

44 Reasons why CELL PHONES can cause CANCER

 

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Is there a connection between cell phones and cancer?  Here are 44 reasons to believe that cell phones can cause cancer.

Cell phones emit microwave radio-frequency radiation. Fact.

This radiation has the ability to penetrate our bodies. Fact.

Our governments do virtually nothing to protect us from these dangers. Fact.

And yet there is strong evidence and multiple peer reviewed studies that indicate that cell phones cause cancer and other diseases.

Take a look for yourself at these facts from The Telemedicine Reporter – a Library of Eclectic Medical Wisdom.  Published 2015 Feb 10.
http://www.epatienthealthcare.com/2015/02/10/44-reasons-cell-phones-can-cause-cancer/#.VOEhfC7Bso3

Look at this list of 44 reasons, lots of studies, quite technical.  And especially look at Reason  43. Cell Phone Radiation Cancer Time Bomb – the one with the graph that shows brain tumor cases could reach epidemic proportions within the next decade.

See the whole report on this – http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Morgan-Addendum-G-Poster-108-How-Many-Brain-Tumors-v3-6-8-09-Compatibility-Mode-1.pdf

EHS problems in The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)

The Section for Transport, Energy, Infrastructure and the Information Society (TEN) of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has now produced it’s final draft opinion that we reported on recently. It would have represented a giant step forward in the recognition of EHS (electromagnetic hypersensitivity) and the need in society to dramatically alter our approach to supporting sufferers of the condition.

However on the 21st January 2015, a Counter-Opinion was proposed and voted on before the EHS Opinion and the Counter Opinion was passed by plenary vote. That means that the good TEN 559 EHS Opinion was dismissed.

The Adams Counter-Opinion was voted on first and was passed 136 votes to 110 votes with 19 Abstentions. .

Read the summary attached.  Note that Adams is very heavily connected to industry and is very much driven to prove that EHS is not a problem.  Ted’s Rule #1 = “Follow the money”.  He also promotes installation of Smart Meters and the Smart Grid.  This is just another example of the wireless industry bull-dozing their way through the democratic process.

http://www.powerwatch.org.uk/news/2015-01-20-eesc-final-opinion.asp

Also see this open letter by Susan Foster about the vote against recognizing EHS.

http://www.stopsmartmetersbc.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Open-Letter-to-Richard-Adams-4-Feb-2015-1.pdf

 

BC’s Itron smart meters put lives and homes at risk — who is looking out for us?

January 28, 2015 • For Immediate Release

Smart meters have design flaws that have caused fires across North America, including in British Columbia.

In Saskatchewan, Oregon, Florida, and now Ontario, measures are being taken to protect residents. Meanwhile in BC, Energy Minister Bill Bennett and BC Hydro refuse to acknowledge this fire hazard exists, allowing these meters to remain on homes and businesses, putting our lives and property at risk.

In Saskatchewan, after eight meter failures and one fire, on July 30, 2014, the government ordered all smart meters to be removed immediately. Energy Minister Bill Boyd explained this action as being precautionary. “The concerns about safety are paramount here,” he said. “We believe that any time families are at risk here in Saskatchewan, actions have to be taken and that’s why we have directed SaskPower accordingly.”

http://smartgridawareness.org/2014/07/30/fires-prompt-saskatchewan-government-in-canada-to-order-removal-of-105000-smart-meters/

In Ontario risks are being reduced. On January 22, 2015 Ontario’s Electrical Safety Authority (ESA) ordered certain smart meters to be removed immediately, as a precautionary measure. The meters have remote disconnect switches and were found to allow water/moisture and other contaminants to get into the meter. This could result in arcing and fire.

http://www.esasafe.com/assets/files/esasafe/Newsroom/ESA-Meter-Release-FINAL-ROP-Jan.22.2015.pdf

“Although there were no serious incidents reported in Ontario involving these meters, when we learned of the events in Saskatchewan we undertook a due diligence safety review to determine if there were any implications for Ontario,” said David Collie, ESA’s President and CEO.

In British Columbia there have been many meter failures and several fires according to official government and BC Hydro sources.

ITRON smart meters have the remote disconnect switch, just like those in Ontario, and they allow water/moisture to accumulate just as they did in Saskatchewan.

In British Columbia there has been at least one fire that, according to the BC Safety Authority, was caused by water leaking into the meter, causing a short circuit.

Yet no one, not Bill Bennett, not BC Hydro, not the BC Safety Authority is even acknowledging the fire risk, let alone taking precautionary measures to protect us and our homes.

engineers who, on a voluntary basis are studying the meters, have found several serious flaws, one of the significant ones being the remote disconnect switch. They are concerned that proper testing of the switch and of the meters themselves hasn’t taken place and there is no certification of safety by either CSA or an independent professional electrical engineer – something required by both common sense and the law.

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In the attached commentary, a retired engineer, Bob McKechnie warns, “The switch is critical from the safety point of view because if it fails to operate properly the disconnect function will not be accomplished and safety will not be assured.”

Our government and BC Hydro are playing Russian roulette with our lives and property. Who is watching out for British Columbians? Must people die before Bill Bennett takes action?

How Dangerous and Expensive Became “Smart” An Exposé of the “Smart Grid”

Here is an excellent review of the current status of the EMF problems:  Smart Meters,  WiFi,   CellPhones, etc.

This is a must read.

 

http://www.westonaprice.org/health-topics/smart-meters-not-so-smart/

Amy Worthington, a member of the Weston A. Price Foundation from Idaho, is an investigative journalist who has researched and written many articles on the topic of wireless radiation.

Hamburg Stops WiFi in Schools

{Translated from German by translate.google.de}
from the 29th November 2014 the editors of Flensburg Tageblatt

At six schools in Hamburg the digital age should find their way. City and school board now back row: The wireless network WLAN was too dangerous for the health of students.

Learning with Tablet: It will not give in Hamburg so soon. Too big are the concerns about the health of students.

Learning with Tablet: It will not give in Hamburg so soon. Too big are the concerns about the health of students.

Photo: A. Gebert
 

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The Authority announced by the school after the summer holidays measures to equip the students three Hamburg district schools and three high schools each with tablet and notebook, are for the time being on ice. Reason is that the wireless Internet access terminals to be enabled by the wireless network WLAN. Both potential health consequences are unclear, and legal frameworks.

“Six schools replace board, textbooks, notebooks and pencils Laptop and Tablet in class,” it said in May in a statement presented by Senator school Ties Rabe. During the two-year project should thus up to 1,300 students, which is about 30 percent of children and adolescents participate in these schools.

Now the school board backtracked. “We are currently investigating whether there are data protection or other legal problems,” admitted a spokesman Peter Albrecht.

High waves had the project mainly beaten because of the non-party MPs citizenship Walter Scheuerl with two kids trying to torpedo the project requests in the citizenry and various reports. So would transmit data over the wireless local radio networks by means of radiating and receiving extremely high microwave frequencies.

In fact, some doctors criticized recently, the introduction of tablets, smartphones, and wireless media as teaching in schools as “an uncritical acceptance of progress hype”. In an open letter complain about 20 doctors from “Doctors Working Group Digital Media in Stuttgart”, that the comments made in science and medicine concerns the use of digital media in schools were not being met.

“The correlation of the increase of overwork, headaches, ADHD and mental illness with the growing use of digital media is worrying,” said Ulmer psychiatrist and brain researcher Prof. Manfred Spitzer. According to the state of science whose harmfulness was clear that stress could also lead to impaired concentration, in addition to sperm damage to DNA strand breaks and thus cancer. The manufacturer, as well as the Federal Office for Radiation Protection, would already warning of a body-hugging use the equipment and require minimum distances, so the doctors. Neither school board nor health authority of the Hanseatic city could respond to such warnings.

Dirk Petersen, environmental expert at Consumer Hamburg , relativized: “There is in our view no reliable information, that it is harmful.” For the radiation was simply too small, so the expert. Ellen Kruse, a spokeswoman for the AG electrosmog the BUND Hamburg, however, criticized: “There are a lot of neutral studies showing that Wi-Fi is very harmful.” She called independent experts who educate in schools. Especially the combined use of up to 30 students comprehensive classes is questionable, so Kruse. The World Health Organization warn that mobile phone could possibly be carcinogenic. “We are the precautionary principle,” she said. However, the Bund was not hostile to progress and plead for a wired internet access in schools.

In its requests to the Senate it was Scheuerl also the subject of privacy statements and whether the legal guardian, adult students as well as teachers they would be and what would happen if they would not sign. The school board admitted now, just to check this straight. Scheuerl said: “The Authority had previously not carefully prepared.” However, the use of WLAN is from his point of view in order if they would agree. “The school used for the Internet research is important, but it is also about information literacy,” said Scheuerl. A general education he also called on the educational and learning psychological consequences, liability risks, technical issues, and copyright issues and risks.

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