Friday, April 11, 2014
Smart Meter News
BCUC Hearings Delayed to 2015
CST accuses BC Liberals of stall tactics
Released by Una St. Clair, CST Langley
e had every expectation that the Civil Lawsuit would be certified by the judge as a Class Action in early summer, 2014.
However, BC Hydro (read BC Liberals) are using every legal tactic possible to delay Class Action certification in the hopes that people will lose interest, be intimidated by ongoing harassment tactics and unfair interim opt out fees into taking a microwave smart meter.
The judge was agreeable to a quick certification hearing that could
have been accomplished in one day, however, BC Hydro's lawyers
insisted on five days of hearing using expert testimony on health
issues relating to electrosensitivity. The first opening that the
judge had available for a full week of hearings was in January of
2015, and so this is now the date set for certification of the class
application to commence.
BC Hydro is attempting to confine the hearings to discussions on health, whereas the legal challenge we are bringing is based on Charter rights, with health and rights of autonomy within the residence or business springing from the freedoms and rights enshrined in our Charter. Section 7 of the Charter confirms that we have the right to live safe and free without intrusion by government.
This is the last thing that BC Hydro (definitely read BC Liberals
here) wants brought to the fore - that the abusive "Clean Energy
Act" is a violation of our Charter rights.
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the asbestos, the petroleum, the tobacco, the beryllium, and the
lead industries, as well as defending automobile industry against
crashes. Exponent has also mounted defence for MTBE, a highly
noxious gasoline additive, and the herbicide atrazine, following
their lucrative path of defending dangerous chemicals and
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