Smart Meters

CP

Smart Meters Are Catching Fire

REGINA - The Saskatchewan government is pulling the plug on SaskPower's smart meters due to public safety concerns following several fires.Bill Boyd, minister responsible for the Crown utility, told a...
BC Hydro

Smart Meter Critics Go Commercial

VANCOUVER - Opponents of BC Hydro's smart meters are going commercial in their fight against the wireless transmitters.The group Citizens for Safe Technology says it has filed an expanded class-action...
BC Hydro

Don't Want One? It'll Cost You

VANCOUVER - BC Hydro customers who don't want a smart meter installed in their homes will have to pay up or consider other options for partially opting out of the program.The Crown corporation says co...
CP

Is BC Hydro Out To Get Him?

B.C. Hydro is denying claims made by former Premier Bill Vander Zalm that the company intentionally placed smart meter equipment directly outside his home to spite him for his opposition to the device...
Alamy

BC Hydro Threat Turns Into Lawsuit

VANCOUVER - The fight against the installation of BC Hydro's smart meters was given a new jolt with the launch of a class-action lawsuit on Friday by a yoga instructor from Saltspring Island, B.C.Nomi...
BC Hydro

'This Is The Final Straw'

Opponents of smart meters are preparing a class action lawsuit against BC Hydro, alleging installation of the high-tech devices has led to thousands of health, safety and privacy concerns over the las...

Why Fear B.C.'s Clean Energy Policy?

As B.C. breaks new ground on greenhouse gas management, there will be teething pains. Does this mean we should repeal the requirement of carbon neutral government as some have suggested? Is this really a solution? I think not. As a society we look for leadership by example from our public sector.
PA

An Inconvenient Truth About Green Energy Jobs

The premier of Ontario continues to make new announcements of jobs, and promotes fear mongering that his political opponents would kill those jobs if elected. The reality is no matter who wins Ontario's Oct. 6 general election, those jobs won't be there to kill, because in most cases they aren't real.