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Jul 29
2016

Ground Current

Doctor Magda Havas

PART ONE  Ground Current Pollution Published July 22, 2016

This is a short video (2 min) on ground current, which is a serious problem in some places. The type of pollution needs urgent attention as it is responsible for the suffering of farm animals, reduced farm productivity, and farm failures due to economic stress. Ground current also affects the health of people in both rural and urban centres. It is NOT going to go away until our government legislates changes in the way power is distributed. Several more videos will follow to help educate a large group of people.



PART TWO  A short video on how ground current affects animals. This video discusses cow behavior. 
Published on Jul 29, 2016 Ground Current Affects Dairy Cows  



PART THREE  Earth Table 60 Hz Published on Jul 27, 2016
The Frederick Earth Table demonstrates ground current in a lab setting.



PART FOUR Our Electrical Distribution System
VIDEO #5  How our electrical system works and why it is causing ground current pollution - in prep

More videos may follow.

MAGDA HAVAS WEBSITE




Jul 25
2016

MOMS WHO CARE

We need your help. Frank Clegg CEO - C4ST

"Today, we launch the most significant campaign to date for C4ST, and for all Canadians concerned about wireless radiation. The target audience is "Moms" in Canada. The action is to have concerned Moms send an email to their local MP and to the Minister of Health Jane Philpott through our new campaign website. Although the campaign is directed to Moms primarily, all concerned Canadians, including Children, can send an email.  

"On June 18, 2015 we sent you an email that the 2015 Standing Committee on Health (HESA) presented its report "RADIOFREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION AND THE HEALTH OF CANADIANS" with 12 important recommendations to the House of Commons. Due to the election being called in August 2015, the requirement for the government to respond to the report was cancelled.

"Over the past few months, C4ST has had one on one meetings with well over 30 MP's. As a result of some of those discussions, on Wednesday June 15th, 2016, MP Bill Casey (Cumberland-Colchester) as HESA Chair, presented the same report on Safety Code 6 to the current House of Commons requesting an official government response. We thank MP Casey, MP John Oliver (Oakville) and the other members of the current HESA committee for their decision to present this report to the 42nd Parliament.

"The current government now has 120 days to respond although the Minister of Health, Jane Philpott's office is expected to receive a copy of the report a month before that (mid September). . . .

MOMS WHO CARE

C4ST LINK




Jul 21
2016

CLASS ACTION (Lawsuit) PACKAGE

updated July 21, 2016

BC HYDRO

**After the Class Action Hearings in December 2015, 
Madame Justice Elaine Adair, the Provincial Supreme Court Judge assigned to the Lawsuit against B.C. Hydro, has considered her decision as follows:

JUDGEMENT of Madam Justice Adair, July 12, 2016

CBC News Report: Smart meter class action lawsuit against BC Hydro denied

July 21, 2016: CLASS ACTION UPDATE and comments about Judge Adair's decision not to certify the class action 

SUMMARY of Class Action Hearings to date in the
Lawsuit Against BC Hydro December 7 to 11, 2015  



Application for Certification from Class Action Plaintiffs - October 1, 2015

FortisBC 




Jul 21
2016

N.B. Please do not send registrations or donations for legal costs, at least for now.




Jul 13
2016

Smart meter class action lawsuit against BC Hydro denied - CBC News

Judge says individual actions better suited to address complaints about controversial program.

"A B.C. Supreme Court judge has rejected a bid by smart meter opponents to certify a class action lawsuit claiming BC Hydro has installed the controversial devices in violation of personal liberty.  

"In a 36-page decision, Justice Elaine Adair found there was no way to test key issues raised in the case: whether exposure to smart meters causes biological effects and human harm; and if deciding not to have one on your dwelling is a "fundamental personal choice".  

"The judge also found a conflict between the groups of people affected by the outcome of the lawsuit, which was driven by the Coalition to Stop Smart Meters and the Citizens for Safe Technology Society.  

"The plaintiffs and those who have supported the CSTS and the coalition believe passionately in their position," Adair wrote.  

"However, for others, that position simply represents the triumph of groundless hysteria over good science and holds the prospect that BC Hydro's remaining customers will have to pay higher rates. Success for one group would result in failure for the others." 

  • Privacy, health and economic concerns .
  • 'End of the plaintiffs' fight?'




Jul 12
2016

Judgment of Madam Justice Adair - Smart Meter Certification Decision

Davis v. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority in the Supreme Court of British Columbia

Davis v. British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority

1. Introduction
2. Factual background
3. The Certification requirements: overview
4. Does the Proposed NCC disclose a cause of action: s. 4(1)(a)
5. Identifiable class and class description: s. 4(1)(b)
6. Common issues: s. 4(1)(c)
7. Preferable procedure: s. 4(1)(d)
8. Representative plaintiffs and litigation plan: s. 4(1)(e)
9. Summary and disposition

Summary and disposition

"In summary, the certification application is dismissed. Although I have concluded that the Proposed NCC pleads a cause of action based on the liberty interest protected by s. 7 of the Charter, and that the proposed class description could probably be redrafted in an acceptable way, I have concluded that the plaintiffs have failed to meet the requirement under CPA s. 4(1)(c) regarding certifiable common issues. This is fatal to the certification application.

"The plaintiffs' application to amend the notice of civil claim and to add parties as plaintiffs is also dismissed. However, the plaintiffs (if they wish) have leave to apply to amend the notice of civil claim (to a form consistent with these Reasons) and add parties, providing they do so within 60 days of the date of these Reasons."

CBC News
Smart meter class action lawsuit against BC Hydro denied




Jul 11
2016

Letter to the FCC in Opposition to 5G Spectrum Frontiers

Letter to the FCC from Dr. Yael Stein MD of the Hadassah Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel in Opposition to 5G Spectrum Frontiers Millimeter Wave Technology

" . . . Besides higher risk of cancer, exposure to electromagnetic radiation in the radio/ microwave frequencies has been reported to affect: fertility in males and females, neurological effects on sleep quality, learning abilities and memory due to increased oxidative stress, to cause skin and gastrointestinal reactions, hypersensitivity phenomena (Electrohypersensitivity / EHS), and more . . . 

Topic: G5 millimeter wave technology (Sub Terahertz frequencies/ Sub-THz)

  • Human sweat glands as helical antennas 
  • Implications 
  • Summary of conclusions 
  • Introduction 
  • Health risks 
  • References




Jul 11
2016

No Safe Place

A letter to Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson from Olga Sheean (first posted July 26, 2016)

Olga Sheean has been able to get Orca Air to agree to have cell phones turned off when those who suffer from EHS travel on their airline. This "letter" is actually a comprehensive document that outlines the effect of wireless devices and infrastructure being launched and promoted by Vancouver City Council. The letter/presentation is extremely thorough, and worth reading.

Main themes in this document:

  • Ignored, excluded and incapacitated--citizens forced to flee 
  • Evidence of harmful effects: quick facts 
  • Scientific fact versus political spin and misinformation 
  • Physical effects of EMR 
  • The key symptoms of EHS 
  • Important landmarks on the EMF lifeline 
  • Human rights and human wrongdoings 
  • Questions for you and the government to answer 
  • A taste of what's to come: the real cost of electromagnetic radiation 
  • Scientists call for more protective measures, given increasing evidence of risk from EMFs




Jul 6
2016

WI-FRIED?

Catalyst - ABC Australia

The Australian ABC program, Catalyst, televised a program (30 min) on the dangers of microwave radiation. Very good watching. A video that should be shared widely. VIDEO

Could wifi-enabled devices be harmful to our health? You cannot see it or hear it but Wi-Fi blankets our homes, our schools and our cities. Australia's safety agency says there's no evidence of harm, but that's not the same as saying its safe. A growing number of scientists are concerned that the widespread use of Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi-enabled devices could be slowly making us sick. In this Catalyst investigation, Dr Maryanne Demasi explores whether our wireless devices could be putting our health at risk.

Maryanne Demasi is presenter/producer on ABC's Catalyst program. This is her response to the outcry regarding her report about Wi-Fi



Sometimes Asking Questions Provides You With Answers That May Be Uncomfortable

Open Letter re ABC Catalyst Wi-Fried Documentary Australia

Science Censorship in Australia: The Retraction of the ABC TV Catalyst "Wi-Fried?"

EMFacts Consultancy
More on Science Media Centre spin on the Catalyst program - this time from the UK branch. 




Jul 6
2016

WiFi in the Sky, Convenient, Profitable and In-demand - Is It Safe?

Radio-frequency (RF) - Wireless Microwave Radiation Exposure from Mobile Devices and WiFi Connectivity

1. Aviation Alert? 
2. International RF Exposure Safety Standards In Question
3. Questions for the Aviation Industry and Inflight WiFi Providers
4. Scientific, Medical and Pilot Performance Issues
5. Partial Summary of Biological Effects
6. Commercial Pilots From Several Countries
7. Technology and Technical Experts
8. Threats to Security, including GAO Report

Appendix:
A. Cardiac Effects and More Medical Issues, Cardiologist's letter
B. 2008/2012 Letters from group of European Physicians
C. UK Electrical Engineer and other Technical experts
D. Rough Draft of Sample Inflight Symptom Survey
E. References
F. FAA response to our letter concerning satellite transmissions

IN SUMMARY with 8 key points




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