Antenna Towers: Concerns and Recent Developments

(Disponible en français: Les pylônes d’antennes : inquiétudes et faits récents)

A growing number of Canadians and municipalities are concerned about the installation of telecommunications and broadcasting antenna towers in their neighbourhoods. Among the preoccupations are the towers’ appearance and the possible increased human exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic radiation (RF-EMR), which is a form of energy that is emitted and received by the towers’ antennae.

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