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BC Hydro Sues Vancouver Landlord over Refusing Smart Meters

Here is a link to the CBC article on BC Hydro filing a Civil Suit against a landlord refusing the installation of smart meters. Directly below is our response congratulating the landlord for doing their job and protecting the buildings as well as occupants.

Congratulations to the Vancouver Landlord for protecting the buildings, the tenants and stopping BC Hydro from doing work they are not qualified to touch. BC Hydro can read their meter, the meter bases belong to the building owner and require the building’s electricians to be involved if the smart meters were legal in the first place.

There are ZERO circumstances where electricians would allow those meters to be pulled under load. It causes arcing and power surges. Any electricians that would are working over their area of expertise. BC Hydro mass installing meters with contractors not qualified to touch electrical has created unrealized fire hazards. Further to that the electrical connections inside the meter base require maintenance as the connections can be loose and corroded. It is a reality that some meter bases would have to be changed to maintain the required integrity of electrical systems.

BC Hydro’s meters have RF Antennas inside them as well. Those RF EMFs require the smart grid to complete the wireless circuit and the Specific Absorption Rate(SAR) test used for the limits of human exposure did not account for the blanket radiation of the smart grid, WiFi Routers or cell phone antennas. The SAR test ONLY considered the end use device on the wireless circuit.

If BC Hydro’s RF Antenna’s network antenna is 900 MHz, that means the highly penetrating EMFs will induce currents into walls, fire separations and occupants. Those EMFs will expand and collapse or oscillate 1.8 Billion times per measurable second inside wall systems as well as the occupants. That equates to atomic or molecular earthquakes inside building structures as well as infrastructure hit by EMFs. That will put the building in non compliance with BC Building Code Rule endangering occupants, Fire Fighters, buildings and investment. How is BC Hydro using a human exposure code to supercede BC Building Code and the municipal jurisdiction when it isn’t applicable?

The induced currents into people is changing their cellular voltages where Biologists said a change in cellular voltage of .2 microvolts(millionths of 1 volt) changes white blood cells. .4 microvolts changes mood. The peer reviewed science supporting that is Ohm’s Law where Volts=Amps(current) times Resistance. BC Hydro generates and distributes electricity so their electricians can verify Ohm’s Law.

The FortisBC application for smart meters verified that BC Hydro bypassed all regulatory process to install the meters where FortisBC wasn’t exempt. It is FortisBC’s “experts” that admitted under cross examination that EMFs triggered nerves. Dr. Bailey of Exponent Inc also confirmed under direct cross examination by me that the nervous, hormonal and immune systems are affected at the same time.

FortisBC’s experts were technically disqualified admitting critical science was missing in their Risk Assessment Report. That information is also missing from BC Hydro’s reporting of safety. Health Canada’s exposure code Safety Code 6 admits the causal link is missing linking the RF EMFs to adverse health effects. That causal link was found and reported to Health Canada September 14, 2010, Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Health at their request October, 2010 and lectured in accredited medical education January, 2011. Here are the transcripts of the BC Government with experts under oath in the FortisBC application. There are page numbers and line references where FortisBC expert Electrical Engineer Yakov Shkolnikov admits the oscillations reported amd Dr. Bailey confirmed all Bio-electrical information was not in their reporting. BC Hydro is using the SAR test for safety when it is a plastic head with water in it and has no health.

The dangers of the RF EMFs being lectured for Continuing Medical Education credits required for ongoing medical licensing is a game changer for Provincial Health Officer Perry Kendall. It means this is approved medical education and not just an opinion. Mr Kendall needs to immediately call for a cease and desist on Provincial Smart Meter Programs because of the electromagnetic radiation.

The Attorney General of BC needs to investigate, arrest and prosecute all of those participating in this assault. People aren’t just sensitive to the RF EMFs, the name of the SAR test itself is an admission people are being electromagnetically induced which means subtle electrocution. Here is the link to transcripts and infrared imaging showing connection failure as well as EMFs interacting in an industrial application. Pacemaker recipients are told to stay out of an EMF by Pacemaker Manufacturers, BC Hydro and FortisBC as well as other utilities are taking the EMFs to the patient where it undermines the Provincial Health Authority.

BC Premier Gordon Campbell was advised that BC Buildings were grossly exceeding BC Building Code’s Climatic Data 1.1.3. because of solar EMFs interacting with absorbent building exteriors and billions of watts per hour is wasted responding to the symptoms. Smart meters will not save energy but the smart grid itself will cause excitation of atmospheric molecules generating heat changing weather as well as contributing to Forest Fire intensity.

Regional District of Okanagan Similikameen Call For Moratorium on Mandatory Installation of Smart Meters

1.      Directors Motions
a.                 Smart Meter Installation in Electoral Area “D” – Director Siddon
Director Siddon presented a petition regarding Smart Meters that he had received, containing 234 names.
Whereas over 60 municipalities, regional districts and First Nation governments in British Columbia, including the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen (2012) have now called for a “moratorium” on the mandatory installation of wireless “smart” utility meters in their communities until an opt-out option is made available;
And given that such wireless electricity meters (the Itron Open Way AM-17) are currently being installed throughout the Okanagan and Similkameen valleys by Corix Utilities on behalf of FortisBC, usually without securing any form of written consent from affected property owners;
And whereas the Itron meters that are presently being installed on privately owned residences are not UL approved or CSA certified, nor will FortisBC provide a letter of certification from a qualified professional engineer giving assurance that such meters do not constitute a risk to health and fire safety, as required by BC Safety Standards Act Section 21(4); raising doubt that such installations are legal, or that liability is accepted by either FortisBC or Corix;

 And, given that the Heritage Hills/Lakeshore Highlands Resident’s Association unanimously adopted a motion in December of 2014 requesting the RDOS to pass a Resolution “opposing the installation of Smart Meters in Area ‘D’ of the Regional District”;
And whereas more than 230 residents living in several communities of the South Okanagan and Similkameen have in recent weeks signed a petition calling upon the RDOS to decline approval for any installation of smart meters (which may violate building code requirements), until safety and human health risks have been clearly disproven by published scientific fact;
And recognizing that on May 7, 2015 the Canadian Medical Association Journal published a scathing condemnation of Health Canada’s Safety Code 6 guidelines for non-ionizing radiation from wireless devices, including smart meters, warning that the microwave levels allowed in Canadian classrooms, residences and workplaces constitute a “disaster to public health”;

And further noting that  just last week, over 200 distinguished scientists and cancer specialists from 39 nations submitted an open Appeal to the United Nations, its Member states, and the World Health Organization, calling upon the WHO to consider reclassifying electromagnetic fields from wireless devices to Group 2A agents, as “probable carcinogens”; these experts call upon the WHO to take urgent measures to strengthen the International regulation of non-ionizing radiation, “to protect our children, ourselves and our ecosystems”;
And finally, whereas the British Columbia Public Health Act gives ultimate responsibility for Health Protection to the Minister of Health and to BC’s Chief Medical Health Officer, and under Sec. 83 (1), the Act requires that any local government must take action upon being made aware of any health hazard or health impediment within its jurisdiction, by reporting the health hazard to a Provincial Health Officer, and by taking actions or enforcing any Regulations as prescribed by Sec. 120(1) of the Public Health Act.
Therefore, by virtue of the aforestated facts, it is hereby resolved that the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen does petition the Premier of British Columbia (the Hon. Christy Clark), the Minister of Health (the Hon. Terry Lake), and the Chief Medical Health Officer for BC (Dr. Perry Kendall) to acknowledge the real and rapidly increasing dangers of wireless radiation in all forms; and that the current exposure guidelines adhered to by the Province, namely Health Canada’s Safety Code 6, are outdated and inappropriate, and do not adequately protect citizens of RDOS, or indeed all British Columbians, from serious chronic health effects resulting from long-term exposure to increasingly hazardous levels of wireless electromagnetic radiation.
And be it further resolved that in the interest of public safety, the Government of BC, through the BC Utilities Commission, be requested to order an immediate halt to mandatory installation of advanced (wireless) utility meters on all private residences within the jurisdiction of RDOS; and further, that all such meters recently installed within Electoral Area “D” of the Regional District be removed immediately, at full cost to FortisBC. – CARRIED
Opposed: Directors Bauer, Konanz, Jakubeit, Brydon, Rhodes

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Gives Overwhelming Approval For The Moratorium on Smart Meters

Penticton Herald Article on Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Gives Overwhelming Approval For The Moratorium on Smart Meters Article

FortisBC is a publicly traded company and in more trouble than they know. They were warned specific to their liability which will include criminal liability. FortisBC’s experts were technically disqualified in their application to the British Columbia Utilities Commission for wireless smart meters but the BCUC was way over their head. The BC Government had allowed BC Hydro to bypass all regulatory process to mass install their 1.9 million smart meters. That meant no one was informed or consulted.

From the trespassing on homeowner’s property to touch the meter base which is NOT their equipment. The meter is theirs, the meter base belongs to the home owner. FortisBC can read the meter but has no authority to touch the home owner’s meter base.

FortisBC used contractors without electrical credentials and did not check or maintain the electrical connections. Pulling the meter under load means arcing and surges which will continue. When you hear of meters being blown off buildings by surges, the connections are the weakest part of the electrical system and the reason for failure. Loose and corroded electrical connections are the biggest problem with electrical distribution and the reason maintenance is done every 6 months or yearly.

As a Registered Intervener, I cross examined FortisBC experts under oath and their admissions substantiate the application should have failed with zero margin of error. Here is a link where Page 1 to 8 is the letter to the City of Kelowna on the illegality of their smart meter program. You can see page and line reference to legal documents of the BC Government disqualifying their experts. Page 9 shows a picture of a meter base that caught fire and has an audio recording between myself and the meter installer. Page 10 and Page 11 show what compromised connections look like in the infrared spectrum and our work related to troubleshooting electrical distribution goes back 35 years. Page 12 shows how EMFs at 60 Hz can cause catastrophic electrical failure if left unattended and Page 13 shows the same EMF interaction and what it means to adversely affecting buildings. It includes the code rule that is applicable across Canada.

Pacemaker Recipients are told to stay away from EMFs and 2 feet away from an induction oven. FortisBC admitted under cross examination they will cover 17,000 sq. kms which will interfere with pacemakers. FortisBC, governments, other utilities and PUCs didn’t consult Pacemaker Manufacturers in any capacity. They used a human exposure code to bypass all regulation including Building Code. The damage is in the trillions and people including politicians will be going to jail.

Adjunct Professor Curtis Bennett on Dangers of FortisBC’s Smart Meters Affecting Pacemakers, Building Code Compliance, Adverse Health Effects, Economy, Etc Speaks for Kelowna Safe Meter’s

Kelowna Safe Meters is a Non Profit Citizen’s Group concerned about the mass deployment of wireless smart meters when citizens have not been duly informed.

Chief Science Officer Curtis Bennett was asked to speak and answer any questions from the audience. Bennett is an Interprovincial Journeyman Electrician, Building Construction Engineering Technologist, Thermal Radiation Consultant since 1979 and an Adjunct Professor lecturing Continuing Medical Education Programs where health professionals get education credits required for ongoing medical licensing. Non Thermal issues can be seen with non invasive radiology.

Safety Code 6 is Health Canada’s Exposure Code for RF EMF and Limits of Human Exposure. It is the only code admitting causality and biological plausibility was missing linking RF EMFs to adverse health effects.

Bennett was the Canadian Government’s Electrical Professional reporting causation to Health Canada September, 2010 and at the request of Canadian Parliament October, 2010.

Bennett lectured causation for accredited medical education January, 2011 meaning it is no longer opinion but approved and accepted medical education now.

Bennett was on Texas PUC’s Expert Panel on Smart Meters in 2012, provided evidence for Texas Senate Committee, Declarations for Oregon and Michigan Courts under threat of Perjury.

Bennett was a Registered Intervener in the FortisBC application for wireless smart meters and cross examined FortisBC experts in front of the BC Utilities Commission. Bennett technically disqualified FortisBC experts under direct cross examination. Radio Interviews with Bennett admitting science doesn’t pick sides, I am there in the best interests of all parties including utilities. Bennett warned FortisBC and the BCUC about the liability and was administratively dismissed, not technically disqualified. Here are links to letters including transcripts of the BC Government which is a legal precedent. FortisBC experts admitted critical science was missing in their Risk Assessment Report and Electrical Engineer for Exponent Inc Yakov Shkolnikov stated under oath it would be his duty as an electrical engineer to revise his reporting but that didn’t happen. Shkolnikov stating Exponent Inc carried his Errors and Omission’s Insurance puts the company on the hook for significant damage that will be in the trillions.

Listen to the presentation and see the plastic head used by FortisBC and others to substantiate safety. FortisBC as one example is using a human exposure code to bypass Building Codes when it isn’t even applicable. Buildings across Canada will be non compliant with Building Code making smart meters illegal across Canada today.

Bennett is electrically substantiating medical reporting of harm. This is applicable in the US as well as around the world. The Specific Absorption Rate is baseless science but an admission of guilt and the smart meters will not save 1 watt of the energy they are supposed to address.

Radio Interview & Proof, The Entire World in a Microwave

The Entire World in a Microwave!’Guest – Curtis Bennett will discuss the legal implications that Local, State and Federal governments imminently face with their knowledge of the dangers of the “Smart Grid”. He will reveal the testimony and proof to show they are liable. “We’ have REAL PROOF”!

Mr. Curtis Bennett is a Chief Science Officer, Interprovincial Journeyman Electrician(Red Seal),Engineering Technologist, Adjunct Professor for Integrative Health Forum & Global Education Development Institute- with 35 years advanced thermography background, 35 Year Advanced Thermography Background-

Curtis will explain how FortisBC Smart Meters cause real danger. The installed 22,000 dangerous smart meters that compromises 22,000(40,000 reported now) buildings and health has to be reversed and stopped immediately including police action protecting people’s homes.The meters are an immediate threat!

The liability that has been created by this shameless representation of taxpayers and ecosystems is off the charts. Canada has to own the entire country is in a microwave oven.

Welcome to Inter-Occupy’s continuing conferences on electromagnetic radiation including microwave radiation dangers. We have been getting educated on how this hazardous radiation affects people, animals, insects and plants, and how these harmful effects increase over time.
Link to OccupyEMR Harm Conference Call Agenda 3-26-2015

The Interview refers to THE PROOF. Here is a letter to Mayor and Council of The City of Kelowna on Smart Meters. That link contains BC Government transcripts, evidence and experts under oath for the FortisBC Application for Wireless Smart Meters. The BC Government is the Provincial Authority Having Jurisdiction making these legal documents on FortisBC’s Smart Meters being illegal and dangerous as applied. Health Canada, The FCC and global governing bodies use the same science for limits of human exposure to RF EMFs. That makes this legal document applicable in every municipality, province, state and country. Read for yourself where FortisBC experts were technically disqualified in cross examination admitting their Risk Assessment Report was missing critical science. Electrical Engineer Dr. Yakov Shkolnikov states under direct cross examination that it would be his duty to revise his report if critical information was missing. Exponent Inc carries Errors and Omission’s Insurance for Shkolnikov, is their insurance covering the trillions in real damage associated with FortisBC’s deployment of Smart Meters?

Transcripts and Evidence of BCUC Substantiates FortisBC Misrepresented Safety of Wireless Smart Meters

FortisBC’s Article in Kelowna Daily Courier is FortisBC’s response to public concerns about smart meters. FortisBC Engineer Mark Warren named Curtis Bennett, the BCUC and that due process was followed in their smart meter application. Bennett was a Registered Intervener for West Kootenay Concerned Citizens in the FortisBC application and cross examined FortisBC experts in front of the BCUC.

Bennett has responded only in his professional capacity to the article on safety and FortisBC’s reckless representation of the facts. Please keep in mind Bennett’s opening statement for the BCUC on the FortisBC application clarified he was there in the best interests of FortisBC as well as others across the board.

This went to the City of Kelowna, Mayor and Council as the jurisdictional authority:

February 23, 2015
Dear Mayor and Council,

Please see attached file on the real dangers of FortisBC Smart Meters as applied. FortisBC has installed 22,000 meters and that compromises 22,000 buildings that can not be sold as is.

FortisBC responded to safety of the meter program through media and mentioned me by name. Here are the transcripts showing FortisBC outright lied on the safety of their wireless smart meters. This file shows the BCUC transcripts and evidence that contradict what FortisBC is representing. 100% of their installations have to be redone and analog meters re-installed.

The transcripts will validate Kelowna has been turned into a big microwave oven with everything in it. The program has to be reversed and stopped immediately including police action protecting people’s homes. It doesn’t matter who you are or what you do. The meters are an immediate threat to City Council’s families, First Responders and all across the board. The liability that has been created by this shameless representation of taxpayers and ecosystems is off the charts. The Nazis during the second world war were prosecuted for war crimes including genocide. Canada has to own the entire country is in a microwave oven.

The damage is measurable by the measurable second and the peer reviewed science is electricity, engineering biology, medicine, etc. Please do your job and do not technically overwhelmed by a plastic head with water in it. Link to Letter


Curtis Bennett
Chief Science Officer
Interprovincial Journeyman Electrician(Red Seal)
Engineering Technologist
Adjunct Professor for Integrative Health Forum & Global Education Development Institute
35 Year Advanced Thermography Background

FortisBC’s Article in Daily Courier Representing Advanced Meters are Safe

This article by FortisBC Engineer Mark Warren was a response to concerns of smart meters in Kelowna. For him to call the meters safe and smart is reckless and will endanger the public as well as ecosystems.

No one was informed or consulted on blanket radiation of their coverage area. This will irradiate several cities and 17,000 sq. kms or 6564 sq. miles. That makes an uninsulated wireless electrical circuit that is 17,000 sq. km long and wide. It is a very dirty circuit and you are in it. The SAR test didn’t include the antennas, routers and grid. That is why causation has been missing linking the RF EMFs to adverse health effects.

Curtis Bennett cross examined Mark Warren in front of the BCUC Panel on the FortisBC application. He confirmed the blanket radiation substantiating how buildings are hit. Exponent Electrical Engineer Yakov Shkolnikov confirmed under cross examination that the high speed oscillations associated with 900 MHz of smart meters is 1.8 billion times per second, their Zigbee chip at 2.45 GHz will oscillate 4.9 billion times per second.

EMFs are dangerous depending what they interact with. If you can duck and the EMF just misses you, you can’t be hurt. FortisBC Engineer Mark Warren confirms with blanket coverage you are inside the RF EMF. The oscillations are confirmed and we know they go through your body. Those oscillations are happening inside walls, roofs, people, bees and doing horrific damage inducing currents.

Follow the dialogue and links, you will see transcripts and evidence of the BCUC. Dr Bailey of Exponent admits to so many frequencies associated with the body, voltages but they left it all out for a plastic head with water in it.

Causality and biological plausibility is now know. That electrically substantiates the adverse health effects and those reporting professionals. Wireless smart meters are not compliant with Building Code across Canada right now. Wireless Communications requires Electromagnetic Radiation With Highly Penetrating, Fast Moving EMFs. The only thing on the planet compatible with the RF EMFs are portable devices. This will kill their customer, the economy and the planet. There are non elite or exempt.

FortisBC’s Article in Daily Courier on Smart Meter Safety.

City of Kelowna Email Exchange on FortisBC Wireless Smart Meters

This link is to an email exchange between the City of Kelowna and Curtis Bennett on the FortisBC wireless smart meter program.

This is an example of what happens when a government doesn’t do their job. The BC Legislature entrusted BC Hydro to bypass the BCUC and other regulation to install smart meters and required grid.

Here is a quote from The City of Kelowna Mayor and Council’s on the FortisBC smart meter program. “The decision to allow these meters was done after an extensive technical professional evaluation and public review through the BC Utilities Commission (BCUC).”

Do you see the extensive technical professional evaluation and public review? The cross examination in front of the BCUC substantiated harm.

City of Kelowna and C Bennett Email Exchange on smart meters January 15 to 26, 2015


It is shameful to see what has been created with governments allowing the the mass deployment of wireless smart meters. Anyone ever get an electrical shock before? How long did you want the shock to last?
Working with electricity at any level is very dangerous and the reason electrical professionals have to meet or exceed government and industry standards to work on the electricity utilities generate.

The mass installation of smart meters were done by contractors and any electricians that participated in swapping meters under load are liable. Under no circumstances can electrical systems be compromised, it endangers homeowners. There are many types of electrical work and that includes electrical maintenance. I would NEVER just swap meters on a meter base that has 8 connections that haven’t been maintained for years or decades. The base is fragile and dangerous with connection problems and brittle components from load cycling.

Even shutting off the homeowner’s electrical panel and pulling the meter will leave the meter base (top) 4 connections hot. The electrician that should be representing home owner’s meter base property would tell the utility to disconnect power at the pole. Then the utility’s meter that is attached to the homeowner’s meter base can be pulled. Electricians would then inspect the meter base and connections. The connections would be cleaned and tightened unless replacing the meter base was required. The electrical integrity of the electrical systems from from distribution to utilization has to be maintained.

One of the reasons governments were warned about wireless smart meters by government certified electrical professionals was because of the real liabilities. That is our area of expertise and over 35 years has saved industries, insurers and governments 100s of billions plus lives. Infrared is used industrially around the world with the biggest majority of electrical problems being loose or corroded connections.

When the BC Legislature as one example allowed BC Hydro to bypass all regulatory process to install meters and the grid, they created serious problems. Meters bases have never been maintained and they are an electrical time bomb when unqualified contractors swap them under electrical load. When Governments allow regulation to be bypassed, errors compound because no one knows what they have done.

As a result of fires associated with smart meter installation the meter is blamed so the Saskatchewan Government as one example wants a safe meter. What they do not understand or represent in investigation is the meters base components never maintained causing the meter to fail.

Yesterday there was another fire in BC where media and the fire department reported the smart meter exploding. The meter base and connections are the first part of the investigation where right now they are focusing on the exploding meter.

There is NO meter or device that will withstand a reckless and negligent installation. FortisBC mass installing meters has created problem on every building. Here is news and a letter to the City of Kelowna which includes accurate Thermal Imaging of connection problems in FortisBC’s area.

FortisBC’s application for wireless needs to be reversed immediately as does BC Hydro’s smart meter program in BC. The smart meter program is illegal across Canada because of the Building Code Violation. No code compliance means no real estate sales, no occupancy, no insurance, no economy, no taxes. Compliance with Building Code is a requirement.

City of Kelowna on FortisBC’s Smart Meter Installation & Fires

FortisBC is not only installing meters recklessly in Kelowna, they are bullying people to take the meter or get disconnected.

Attending the BCUC Oral Hearings in Kelowna as a Registered Intervener to hear the science substantiating the safety of the smart meter program. As a Registered Intervener I cross examined FortisBC “experts” in front of the BCUC for 3.5 hours.

FortisBC had the room filled with lawyers and their experts were qualified by the BCUC even though I questions them on how can they being expert witnesses when exposure codes admit critical science is missing.

FortisBC Engineer Mark Warren and accountant Tom Loski simply dismissed electricity as peer reviewed science, dismissed engineering or the City of Kelowna as the BC Building Code authority. FortisBC dismissed medical education, induction of pacemakers, building or infrastructure damage, etc. While that seems like a good political move, FortisBC undermined Kelowna as well as the other areas of their coverage areas. City of Kelowna on FortisBC Smart Meter Installation and Fires

1. Where are the documents from FortisBC from pacemaker manufacturers allowing for the electrical interference with their pacemaker? Recipients are told to stay out of an electromagnetic field and FortisBC is taking the EMF to the home.

2. Where did the City of Kelowna or professional engineers sign off on the blanket radiation affecting building code compliance Where are the documents with FortisBC, engineers or Kelowna picking up liability?

3. Have police been properly informed that FortisBC is installing RF EMFs on the building which will assault everyone? It is a highly penetrating EMF going through people and their building. It is a subtle tase or a 24/7 subtle electrocution and happening to RCMP as well as other First Responder’s families.

4. RCMP need to arrest the installers and FortisBC’s administration for assault with a deadly weapon. If police responded to a residence where someone kept tasing people, how would they respond? Just because police do not understand the crime doesn’t mean they don’t have to investigate. Home owners need to call the police and ask for a file number regarding their real complaint.

5. People need to contact the city, your insurer, your doctor, your MLA or MP Ron Cannan as our voice in Ottawa. They were never consulted or informed.

All of the buildings FortisBC has installed meters on are compromised.