Welcome to the official website for the BC citizens' Initiative Petition to stop smart meters in BC.
The Upcoming Vote on Smart Meters in British Columbia
StopSmartMeters.ca is gaining support in BC for an Initiative vote on smart meters, similar to the successful referendum that rejected the Harmonized Sales Tax. All objective evidence indicates BC Hydro’s Smart Meter program is a multi-billion dollar boondoggle. The public monopoly's ill-conceived program is beset by technical troubles, with spotty coverage in terrain-challenged rural areas and “microwave leakage” of rapidly oscillating energy onto decaying power lines and household wiring.
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Utility companies are replacing electricity, gas and water meters worldwide with new generation “smart” meters at an unprecedented rate. Take Back Your Power investigates the benefits and risks of this ubiquitous “smart” grid program, with insight from insiders, expert researchers, politicians, doctors, and concerned communities. Transparency advocate Josh del Sol takes us on a journey of revelation and discovery, as he questions corporations’ right to tap our private information and erode our rights in the name of “green”. What you discover will surprise you, unsettle you, and inspire you to challenge the status quo.
"The Smart Grid will enable third parties to peer into your home", says commissioner Ann Cavoukian. (Privacy and Information Commissioner of Ontario) "You can imagine how tempting the marketing opportunities will be."
"A so-called smart grid that is as vulnerable as what we've got is not a smart grid at all. It's a really, really, stupid grid."' former CIA director, James Woolsey. Sept. 2011 (energynow.com/video/2011/08/10/preview-mix-james-woolsey)
"I can state today that under the current circumstances the truth about the biological effects of RF radiation is heavily suppressed with all means – including criminal ones." Professor Franz Adlkofer, coordinator of the European Community's Reflex report
StopSmartMeters.ca is a group of informed British Columbia citizens concerned about privacy, security, health, civil rights and cost implications of the ill-conceived, BC Hydro wireless “Smartmetering and Infrastructure” program. Learn More >>
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