(Ontario) RICHMOND HILL CELL TOWER
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- By: James Cooper (Concerned Resident)
- Dear Councillor
I appreciate the reply. I am, however, more than a bit puzzled by your explanation that Council's powers to inform us are outright restricted by the Federal government. In your letter, you stated that "we are allowed only a public information meeting...We have a federally instructed guideline as to how far out the meeting notice goes and that distance is only 30 meters."
Effort to delay construction falls on deaf ears: mayor
By: Caroline Grech
- Despite protests and threats to change service providers, construction is set to start on a Bell cellphone tower today at the corner of Bathurst Street and Elgin Mills Road.
The move comes amid protests from nearby residents who say placing a tower so close to a residential neighbourhood puts their health and safety at risk.
Guidelines urged for mushrooming cellphone structures
- City of Toronto residents need new guidelines to control the growth of cellphone transmission towers, according to a city document released yesterday.
- Your article was a comfort to read. It is reassuring to know there are other communities fighting cell towers in residential areas.
Planned wireless towers get a poor reception from many residents worried about health.
- In Richmond Hill, residents are fighting a proposal to build a Rogers tower near Bathurst St. and Elgin Mills Rd. W. – across the road from an already approved Bell tower.