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Mar 30, 2015, 06:00 ET Low-Tech School wins High-Tech Prize

COLLINGWOOD, ON, March 30, 2015 /CNW/ - The school known for removing its WiFi and banning cell phones in the classroom swept the Simcoe County Science and Technology Fair this weekend. Pretty River...


Sep 04, 2014, 06:00 ET Ontario School Bans Cell Phones in the Classroom

COLLINGWOOD, ON, Sept. 4, 2014 /CNW/ - Students returning to Pretty River Academy this week learned they will have to check their cell phones at the door. The same school that became one of the first ...


Sep 01, 2014, 06:00 ET Laptops May Do More Harm than Good in the Classroom, according to new research.

PRINCETON, NJ, Sept. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - If you want your child to do better in school you might consider taking away their laptop. A series of studies from Princeton University and the University of...


Aug 15, 2013, 16:30 ET Ontario Teachers Union wants cell phones turned off in the classroom

TORONTO, Aug. 15, 2013 /CNW/ - This afternoon the Elementary Teachers Federation of Ontario voted at its annual general meeting that student cell phones should be turned off and stored during school...


Oct 05, 2012, 06:00 ET American Medical Academy urges Schools to Remove WiFi

ST. PETERSBURG, FL, Oct. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - Schools should not install WiFi systems because they are linked to learning disabilities, headaches and altered immune systems, says the American Academy of...


Jun 18, 2012, 06:00 ET Toronto Hospital is First to Recognize Symptoms from Wireless Radiation

TORONTO, June 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Women's College Hospital says family doctors must learn to detect the symptoms of exposure to wireless radiation. The hospital released a statement saying the symptoms...


May 28, 2012, 06:35 ET B.C. School Watchdog is first to demand schools without WiFi

COQUITLAM, BC, May 28, 2012 /CNW/ - Parents elected to watch over B.C. schools want every district in the province to create one "microwave-free" school without WiFi, and to stop installing new wifi...


Feb 13, 2012, 06:00 ET Teacher's Union Sends Warning against WiFi in Classrooms

TORONTO, Feb. 13, 2012 /CNW/ - A union representing 45,000 Ontario teachers is warning against WiFi in the classroom. The Ontario English Catholic Teacher's Association studied the effects of...


Jan 19, 2012, 06:00 ET Aurora School Removes Wifi to Protect Children's Health

AURORA, ON, Jan. 19, 2012 /CNW/ - Another school has removed its Wifi, following warnings that the system emits potentially harmful microwave radiation. "Schools are in the business of helping...


Dec 02, 2010, 12:42 ET Parliamentary Health Committee Recommends Reporting System for WiFi and Cell
Phone Illness

OTTAWA, Dec. 2 /CNW/ - Canada's Parliamentary Health Committee today recommended Health Canada develop a system for reporting headaches, dizziness, nausea, heart palpitations and other symptoms of...


Nov 19, 2010, 23:05 ET Nobel Prize Winner Supports Canadian Warnings on Cell Phones

TORONTO, Nov. 19 /CNW/ - Dr. Devra Davis PhD., author of "Disconnect - The Truth About Cell Phone Radiation", will lecture at the University of Toronto Monday supporting Ontario's proposed law to...


Nov 05, 2010, 11:51 ET Cell Phone Towers Dangerous to your Health - National Research Council
Journal

OTTAWA, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - Living near a cell phone tower can be very harmful, according to a study published today by The National Research Council Journal. The peer reviewed study shows that low-level...


Oct 24, 2010, 10:17 ET Laptop WiFi Affects Male Fertility

DENVER, Oct. 24 /CNW/ - Men who use laptop computers with the WiFi turned on risk fertility problems, according to a new medical study being presented this week. "This is the first study showing that ...


Oct 22, 2010, 05:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Canadian study confirms Heart Fluctuations from Cordless
Phones/

For Immediate Release PETERBOROUGH, ON, Oct. 21 /CNW/ - The European Journal of Oncology today published evidence that heart fluctuations are caused by a household cordless telephone. "These phones...


Oct 21, 2010, 19:29 ET Canadian study confirms Heart Fluctuations from Cordless Phones

Embargoed until Fri Oct 22, 2010 PETERBOROUGH, ON, Oct. 21 /CNW/ - The European Journal of Oncology today published evidence that heart fluctuations are caused by a household cordless telephone....


Oct 20, 2010, 05:30 ET Parents Rally to Stop Installation of Wifi in Peterborough Schools

PETERBOROUGH, ON, Oct. 20 /CNW/ - Parents gather tonight to protest the planned installation of WiFi in their children's schools. "When they've installed WiFi in other schools children got sick,"...


Oct 18, 2010, 05:30 ET First Canadian Public School Votes to Remove Wifi

MEAFORD, ON, Oct. 18 /CNW/ - Parents of St. Vincent Euphrasia elementary school have voted overwhelmingly to turn off WiFi microwave transmitters in their children's classrooms. "After learning the...


Sep 06, 2010, 06:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Ontario Mayoral Candidate says No to City-Wide WiFi/

STRATFORD, ON, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - A retired police officer running for mayor of Stratford, Ontario vows to stop city-wide WiFi "because it's unsafe." "Hundreds of thousands of people visit the Stratford ...


Sep 05, 2010, 11:13 ET Ontario Mayoral Candidate says No to City-Wide WiFi

STRATFORD, ON, Sept. 5 /CNW/ - A retired police officer running for mayor of Stratford, Ontario vows to stop city-wide WiFi "because it's unsafe." "Hundreds of thousands of people visit the Stratford ...


Aug 31, 2010, 06:00 ET Brock Professor Warns University staff of WiFi in School

TORONTO, Aug. 30 /CNW/ - A Brock University professor has called for a warning to staff that they should be cautious about microwave exposure from WiFi, be re-issued before they return to school in...


Aug 24, 2010, 07:15 ET /R E P E A T -- British Physicist Warns Against WiFi in Schools at U of T
Lecture/

TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - British physicist Barrie Trower lectures on the health effects of WiFi systems at the University of Toronto Tuesday. "If you put a microwave WiFi system into a school you are ...


Aug 23, 2010, 06:51 ET British Physicist Warns Against WiFi in Schools at U of T Lecture

TORONTO, Aug. 23 /CNW/ - British physicist Barrie Trower lectures on the health effects of WiFi systems at the University of Toronto Tuesday. "If you put a microwave WiFi system into a school you are ...


Aug 22, 2010, 09:24 ET British Physicist Warns Against WiFi in Schools at U of T Lecture

TORONTO, Aug. 22 /CNW/ - British physicist Barrie Trower will lecture on the health effects of WiFi systems at the University of Toronto Tuesday. Trower has 40 years experience as a physicist and...


Aug 17, 2010, 15:01 ET NDP Health Critic Demands Safer Microwave Levels for Schools with WiFi

TORONTO, Aug. 17 /CNW/ - France Gelinas, MPP, Ontario's NDP Health Critic wants tougher safety standards when it comes to WiFi in schools. In a letter to Ontario's Chief Medical Officer of Health...


Aug 11, 2010, 07:48 ET WiFi in Schools is Very Dangerous for Children

THORNBURY, ON, Aug. 11 /CNW/ - American Public Health Researcher Susan Clarke says parents of children in Ontario schools should not accept microwave transmitters for WiFi in classrooms because it...