Kristen Cassie, principal of Wings & Roots Montessori School, is attacked by G. Smith [Principal facts miss reality, March 17, Langley Advance] for stating that entire countries have banned smart meters. The writer cites Italy as the common locus of this â€œurban legend.â€
Like Idaho, Italy used wired smart meters, probably to avoid the potential health effects from non-ionizing microwave radiation such as emitted by BC Hydro smart meters.
The issue here is not whether Ms. Cassie has made a factual error in reciting smart meter deployment trivia, but what a Crown corporation is doing, forcibly cutting the power and bolting a device that is a possible carcinogen to a childrenâ€™s school.
Meanwhile, our MLAs and provincial health office look in the other direction.
Ms. Cassie, obviously a citizen of forethought and integrity, was doing the right thing in attempting to protect the children in her school from a wireless assault by an out-of-control corporation.
Rather than assail her grasp of the facts, G. Smith might check his/her own.
Ron McNutt, Maple Ridge