Cellphones

A photo simulation of the Telus wireless communications tower that is being proposed to be built on a property on Cochrane Road in Qualicum Bay. (SitePath illustration)

RDN: Board supports cell tower proposal for different site on Qualicum Bay property

Area H director McLean has dealt with high volume of emails on the issue

 

A photo simulation of the Telus wireless communications tower proposed to be built on a property on Cochrane Road in Qualicum Bay. (SitePath illustration)

Cell tower proposal for property in Qualicum Bay toppled

RDN passes motion after residents raised opposition to the site

 

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LETTER: Cellphone usage is the problem

Re: ‘Concerns over cell tower remain’ (PQB News, Nov. 11) Concerns raised…

  • Nov 29, 2020
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Central Island 911 has a new fire dispatch service provider. (E-Comm 911/submitted photo)

Central Island 911 switching to new service provider

RDN, City of Nanaimo accept service proposal from City of Surrey

Central Island 911 has a new fire dispatch service provider. (E-Comm 911/submitted photo)
Map of the location of the Telus cell tower that it plans to build in Qualicum Beach. (Town of Qualicum Beach Map)

Qualicum Beach council approves location of Telus communications tower

Plan is to improve cellphone service in the area

Map of the location of the Telus cell tower that it plans to build in Qualicum Beach. (Town of Qualicum Beach Map)
Opposing views on a proposed cell tower in Qualicum Beach were displayed at an event on Sept. 26. (Michael Briones photo)

Protest against cell tower in Qualicum Beach attracts opposing viewpoints

Plan includes building of a 45-metre monopole tower

Opposing views on a proposed cell tower in Qualicum Beach were displayed at an event on Sept. 26. (Michael Briones photo)
A Shaw Communications sign at the company’s headquarters in Calgary, on January 14, 2015. Shaw Communications Inc. has launched its FreeRange TV mobile streaming app, bringing the company in line with rivals in offering its full TV service to any subscriber with an Internet or mobile data connection. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Shaw Mobile launches in Alberta, B.C., alongside Shaw’s Freedom Mobile

Shaw’s existing Freedom Mobile service competes with Telus, Rogers and Bell

A Shaw Communications sign at the company’s headquarters in Calgary, on January 14, 2015. Shaw Communications Inc. has launched its FreeRange TV mobile streaming app, bringing the company in line with rivals in offering its full TV service to any subscriber with an Internet or mobile data connection. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A monopole tower will no longer be erected on the property of the Christian Fellowship Centre in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)

Centre withdraws from cell tower project in Qualicum Beach

TELUS plans to continue to look at plans to improve cellphone reception in the area

A monopole tower will no longer be erected on the property of the Christian Fellowship Centre in Qualicum Beach. (Submitted photo)
One of Canada’s major mobile service providers and its affiliated brands appear to have set the stage for a battle with the federal government over the timing of proposed wireless rate cuts. A woman is silhouetted as the Telus Corp. logo is displayed on a screen during a company event in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Telus and affiliates tell customers they’ve already met Liberal rate-cut pledge

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s election platform included a promise to slash cellphone rates by 25 per cent

One of Canada’s major mobile service providers and its affiliated brands appear to have set the stage for a battle with the federal government over the timing of proposed wireless rate cuts. A woman is silhouetted as the Telus Corp. logo is displayed on a screen during a company event in Vancouver, B.C., Friday, Oct. 2, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
The 672 area code will come to B.C. starting May 4. (File photo)

New area code rolling out in B.C. this spring

All phone numbers with current area codes are set to run out by May 2020

The 672 area code will come to B.C. starting May 4. (File photo)
UVic launches school cellphone study in Greater Victoria

UVic launches school cellphone study in Greater Victoria

Parents, students encouraged to fill out online questionnaire as part of research project

UVic launches school cellphone study in Greater Victoria