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Triangle Mountain Cell Phone Tower Protest

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Published on Nov 8, 2010

CELLPHONES ARE A MAJOR PART OF OUR SOCIETY -- AND WITH THE POPULARITY OF SMART PHONES -- SUCH AS THE I-PHONE AND THE ANDROID -- PEOPLE ARE DEMANDING MORE AND MORE FROM THEIR SERVICE PROVIDERS.

CANADA'S COMMUNICATIONS COMPANIES ARE RESPONDING -- IN A RACE TO OUT DO EACH OTHER -- AND KEEP THEIR CUSTOMERS HAPPY.

BUT OUR CRAVING FOR FASTER SERVICE -- HAS COME WITH A PRICE.
PEOPLE LIVING ON TRIANGLE MOUNTAIN IN COLWOOD SAY THEY ARE FURIOUS WITH ROGERS COMMUNICATIONS.

THEY SAY RADIATION IN THE AREA IS MAKING THEM SICK -- AND AFFECTING THEIR QUALITY OF LIFE.

THERE ARE SIX TOWERS LOCATED WITHIN 450 METRES OF SEVERAL HOMES ON TRAINGLE MOUNTAIN -- ONE OF THEM IS LOCATED JUST 30 METRES FROM A HOME.

WHILE ROGERS DOESN'T OWN ALL THE TOWERS -- PEOPLE LIVING IN THE AREA SAY THE MAJORITY OF CELL PHONE ANTENNAS -- AND AT LEAST TWO F-M RADIO TRANSMITTERS -- ARE OWNED BY THE COMPANY.

NEIGHBOURS SAY THEY ARE UPSET THAT ROGERS IS INSTALLING MORE TRANSMITTERS -- WITH NO CONSULTATION OR WARNING.

THEY SAY THE EQUIPMENT IS TAKING A TOLL ON THEIR HEALTH -- WITH MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE LIVING IN THE IMMEDIATE AREA -- SUFFERING FROM CANCER

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