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Fernie Free Press
Letters to the Editor for June 21freedom of information (Fol) request made by the BC Building Trades (BCBT) in D
Letters to the Editor for June 21
Fernie Free Press / Posted 20 hours ago
freedom of information (Fol) request made by the BC Building Trades (BCBT) in December finally returned a response from BC Hydro this spring. In response, BC Hydro confirmed only 65 per cent of the 482 construction workers on the Site C project... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Fire destroys Parksville homefirefighters from Parksville, Errington and Qualicum Beach fire departments, as
Fire destroys Parksville home
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted yesterday
firefighters from Parksville, Errington and Qualicum Beach fire departments, as well as Oceanside RCMP, B.C. Ambulance and BC Hydro crews called to cut power to the home. Heigh said the fire department was called shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday... Read more
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BC Local News
Fire destroys Parksville homefirefighters from Parksville, Errington and Qualicum Beach fire departments, as
Fire destroys Parksville home
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
firefighters from Parksville, Errington and Qualicum Beach fire departments, as well as Oceanside RCMP, B.C. Ambulance and BC Hydro crews called to cut power to the home. Heigh said the fire department was called shortly before 3 p.m. Thursday... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Tretheway Creek Hydro Project comes onlineBill Bennett and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness, along with representative
Tretheway Creek Hydro Project comes online
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted yesterday
Bill Bennett and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness, along with representatives from Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., BC Hydro, Douglas First Nation and Sts’ailes were at the 21.2-megawatt run-of-river hydroelectric facility on Thursday to... Read more
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BC Local News
Tretheway Creek Hydro Project comes onlineBill Bennett and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness, along with representative
Tretheway Creek Hydro Project comes online
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
Bill Bennett and Chilliwack-Hope MLA Laurie Throness, along with representatives from Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., BC Hydro, Douglas First Nation and Sts’ailes were at the 21.2-megawatt run-of-river hydroelectric facility on Thursday to... Read more
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BC Local News
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the areaidentification of opportunities for habitat restoration. The Fish & Wildlife C
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the area
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
identification of opportunities for habitat restoration. The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders to conserve and enhance... Read more
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Kootenay Advertiser
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the areaidentification of opportunities for habitat restoration. The Fish & Wildlife C
An update on mule deer numbers and relocation in the area
Kootenay Advertiser / Posted 2 days ago
identification of opportunities for habitat restoration. The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders to conserve and enhance... Read more
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BC Local News
Frogs hop into fight against Site Camphibians alleges that the provincial government knowingly overstepped its aut
Frogs hop into fight against Site C
BC Local News / Posted 2 days ago
amphibians alleges that the provincial government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission in May for BC Hydro to move tadpoles and frogs from a section of the Peace River upstream from the new Site C dam. Water from the area... Read more
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CTV News
Activists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate tadpoles, frogsdefending amphibians says the provincial government knowingly overstepped its a
Activists challenge BC Hydro's right to relocate tadpoles, frogs
CTV News / Posted 2 days ago
defending amphibians says the provincial government knowingly overstepped its authority when it gave permission in May for BC Hydro to move tadpoles and frogs from a section of the Peace River upstream from the new Site C dam. Water from the area... Read more
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The Northern View
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
The Northern View / Posted 2 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro’s use of the wireless meters. It’s the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
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BC Local News
Biologists monitoring mule deerwill be collared later this year in the West Kootenays. The Fish & Wildlife Co
Biologists monitoring mule deer
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
will be collared later this year in the West Kootenays. The Fish & Wildlife Compensation Program is a partnership between BC Hydro, the Province of B.C., Fisheries and Oceans Canada, First Nations and Public Stakeholders to conserve and enhance... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
BC Hydro burying power lines at Downie TimberBC Hydro is spending $1.5 million to bury power lines at Downie Timber that it
BC Hydro burying power lines at Downie Timber
Revelstoke Review / Posted 3 days ago
BC Hydro is spending $1.5 million to bury power lines at Downie Timber that it says represent a safety hazard. "BC Hydro is pleased to start this important safety project that will reduce the likelihood of machinery contacting our electrical... Read more
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BC Local News
BC Hydro burying power lines at Downie TimberBC Hydro is spending $1.5 million to bury power lines at Downie Timber that it
BC Hydro burying power lines at Downie Timber
BC Local News / Posted 3 days ago
BC Hydro is spending $1.5 million to bury power lines at Downie Timber that it says represent a safety hazard. "BC Hydro is pleased to start this important safety project that will reduce the likelihood of machinery contacting our electrical... Read more
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Revelstoke Review
Revelstoke Save-On-Foods throws out food after power failuretime to melt,” Dutil said. The power failure impacted 2,082 homes and business
Revelstoke Save-On-Foods throws out food after power failure
Revelstoke Review / Posted 7 days ago
time to melt,” Dutil said. The power failure impacted 2,082 homes and businesses in the Revelstoke area on Thursday night, BC Hydro said. Central Revelstoke, Farwell, Columbia Park, The Big Eddy and West Revelstoke were the areas affected. The... Read more
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BC Local News
Revelstoke Save-On-Foods throws out food after power failuretime to melt,” Dutil said. The power failure impacted 2,082 homes and business
Revelstoke Save-On-Foods throws out food after power failure
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
time to melt,” Dutil said. The power failure impacted 2,082 homes and businesses in the Revelstoke area on Thursday night, BC Hydro said. Central Revelstoke, Farwell, Columbia Park, The Big Eddy and West Revelstoke were the areas affected. The... Read more
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Surrey Leader
Surrey crash knocks out power to 2,000A motor vehicle accident knocked out power to more than 2,000 South Surrey prop
Surrey crash knocks out power to 2,000
Surrey Leader / Posted 7 days ago
A motor vehicle accident knocked out power to more than 2,000 South Surrey properties Friday afternoon. The crash caused BC Hydro wires to fall near Colebrook Road and 152 Street. According to BC Hydro, power went out at 1:39 p.m., affecting 2,133... Read more
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BC Local News
Surrey crash knocks out power to 2,000A motor vehicle accident knocked out power to more than 2,000 South Surrey prop
Surrey crash knocks out power to 2,000
BC Local News / Posted 7 days ago
A motor vehicle accident knocked out power to more than 2,000 South Surrey properties Friday afternoon. The crash caused BC Hydro wires to fall near Colebrook Road and 152 Street. According to BC Hydro, power went out at 1:39 p.m., affecting 2,133... Read more
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Peace Arch News
Surrey crash knocks out power to 2,000A motor vehicle accident knocked out power to more than 2,000 South Surrey prop
Surrey crash knocks out power to 2,000
Peace Arch News / Posted 7 days ago
A motor vehicle accident knocked out power to more than 2,000 South Surrey properties Friday afternoon. The crash caused BC Hydro wires to fall near Colebrook Road and 152 Street. According to BC Hydro, power went out at 1:39 p.m., affecting 2,133... Read more
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Prince George Freepress
Prince George Free Press » Businesses evacuated after gas leak on Victoria Street.Prince George fire rescue crews from two halls were called to Victoria Street a
Prince George Free Press » Businesses evacuated after gas leak on Victoria Street.
Prince George Freepress / Posted 8 days ago
Prince George fire rescue crews from two halls were called to Victoria Street and 15th Avenue for a natural gas leak. A BC Hydro crew was working in the area and reported the leak. The smell of natural gas was readily apparent, and the escaping... Read more
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BC Local News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro’s use of the wireless meters. In her June 12 decision, Justice Elaine Adair agreed with BC Hydro expert Dr. Benjamin... Read more
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Campbell River Mirror
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Campbell River Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro’s use of the wireless meters. In her June 12 decision, Justice Elaine Adair agreed with BC Hydro expert Dr. Benjamin... Read more
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Alberni Valley News
City sewage lagoon deal $11M shortsent out to the lagoon daily, the same as today. The new design will require m
City sewage lagoon deal $11M short
Alberni Valley News / Posted 8 days ago
sent out to the lagoon daily, the same as today. The new design will require more energy usage which will increase the BC Hydro bill. “That’s not so much a capital expense, it’s an ongoing operational and maintenance expense,” Cicon said. Tom... Read more
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BC Local News
City sewage lagoon deal $11M shortsent out to the lagoon daily, the same as today. The new design will require m
City sewage lagoon deal $11M short
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
sent out to the lagoon daily, the same as today. The new design will require more energy usage which will increase the BC Hydro bill. “That’s not so much a capital expense, it’s an ongoing operational and maintenance expense,” Cicon said. Tom... Read more
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Parksville Qualicum Beach News
Wasp nest has neighbours worried in Qualicum BeachUPDATE:On Thursday morning, resident Debra Powers told The NEWS that BC Hydro h
Wasp nest has neighbours worried in Qualicum Beach
Parksville Qualicum Beach News / Posted 8 days ago
UPDATE:On Thursday morning, resident Debra Powers told The NEWS that BC Hydro had come to take down the wasp nest. Here's the story, as it was, Wednesday afternoon: Neighbours say they are worried about a wasp nest outside of their homes that has... Read more
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BC Local News
Wasp nest has neighbours worried in Qualicum BeachUPDATE:On Thursday morning, resident Debra Powers told The NEWS that BC Hydro h
Wasp nest has neighbours worried in Qualicum Beach
BC Local News / Posted 8 days ago
UPDATE:On Thursday morning, resident Debra Powers told The NEWS that BC Hydro had come to take down the wasp nest. Here's the story, as it was, Wednesday afternoon: Neighbours say they are worried about a wasp nest outside of their homes that has... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Water commision memvers split over Cruickshank dam feasibility studychallenges include fish passage, water licensing, environmental impacts, First
Water commision memvers split over Cruickshank dam feasibility study
Comox Valley Record / Posted 8 days ago
challenges include fish passage, water licensing, environmental impacts, First Nations considerations and impacts to BC Hydro operations. “Even if it were shown that a dam would be helpful in addressing the issues of turbidity, drought... Read more
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BC Local News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
BC Local News / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Cloverdale Reporter
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Cloverdale Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Arrow Lakes News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Arrow Lakes News / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Peace Arch News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Peace Arch News / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Williams Lake Tribune
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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The Chilliwack Progress
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
The Chilliwack Progress / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Oak Bay News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Oak Bay News / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Sicamous Eagle Valley News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Sicamous Eagle Valley News / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Goldstream News Gazette
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Goldstream News Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Aldergrove Star
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Aldergrove Star / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Salmon Arm Observer
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Salmon Arm Observer / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Langley Times
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Langley Times / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Mission City Record
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Mission City Record / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Nanaimo News Bulletin
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Nanaimo News Bulletin / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Sooke News Mirror
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Sooke News Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Summerland Review
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Summerland Review / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
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Terrace Standard
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Terrace Standard / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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The Northern View
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
The Northern View / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Nelson Star
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Nelson Star / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Fernie Free Press
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Fernie Free Press / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Lake Country Calendar
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Lake Country Calendar / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Rossland News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Rossland News / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Maple Ridge News
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Maple Ridge News / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
37 related stories
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Revelstoke Review
Smart meter class action suit failsThe B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activis
Smart meter class action suit fails
Revelstoke Review / Posted 9 days ago
The B.C. Supreme Court has dismissed an application by anti-smart meter activists to certify a class action suit against BC Hydro's use of the wireless meters. It's the latest defeat for opponents of wireless meters, whose claims of health hazards... Read more
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