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    Opting out of Hydro Quebec's Smart Meter program and alternatives

    Alternatives to paying hydro to not install a smart meter In Quebec as in some other jurisdictions, the electrical utility has opened the door to refusing the installation of Smart Meters by consumers -- but at a consideral penality.  Initially, in 2012, Hydro Quebec is imposing a $137 charge ju...
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    OVERVIEW: Electromagnetic radiation and your health: THE DEBATE

    ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Update 2017: Quebec citizens launching a class action suit against imposed EMF radiation -- In 2016 a Québec resident decided to initiate a class action suit against an array of...
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    Smart Meters & Fires

      Here is a lengthy response to a comments thread on a video entitled Smart Meter Fires. You can see the initial discussion at the bottom of this page.   Where fear is expressed, it is not always fear mongering but often precaution.  “Fear mongering” is a political tac...
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    The EMF debate changes again: US government research proves that cell phone radiation does cause cancer.

    2016 --   A US government study from the National Toxicology Program shows a definite link between cell phone radiation and the development of cancer but the press says there is still no problem.  After reading the government report myself (you can get the full report here and read it for yours...
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    Scientists in Quebec take stands on both sides of the EMF debate.

    Follow this link for a background and an overview of the debate on EMF and human health. The debate is strong in Québec.  A large group of scientist and engineers worried about what they consider the unfounded public outcry against wireless progress published a letter in the newspaper LeDevoir o...
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    Personal thoughts as to why I am sceptical about the wireless industry's "scientific" position on EMF and Health

    Reflections on why someone with a scientific orientation like myself might give more credibility to those who worry about the health effects of cell phones and smart meters than to those who say there is no "scientific proof" of a health problem.   The following is an extract from an exchange wit...
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    Measuring magnetic fields inside your house

    All electrical currents give off electromagnetic radiation when there is any change in the current flow, which means that our standard AC current is giving it off all the time. (DC current only creates an electromagnetic field when it goes on or off or changes magnitude.) Transformers tend to giv...
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    Lloyds of London bails out of the cell phone health debate

      “The purpose of the exclusion is to exclude cover for illnesses caused by continuous long-term non-ionising radiation exposure i.e. through mobile phone usage." CFC Underwriting LTD, London.    Radio Show on Lloyds EMF exclusion CJAD 17 April 2015 - 30 min. 2010 Lloyds compares EMF to asbe...