The safety of 5G technology will be the focus of a community meeting Tuesday night at Craft Corner Kitchen.
Locals Supporting Locals is hosting the event, which will kick off at 8 p.m. with a movie regarding 5G, which is the newest, fastest form of wireless internet service being rolled out for smartphones.
“Because we believe this is an election issue… we (invited) all current and upcoming city councillors and mayors to attend and learn what the research is saying and hear the questions and concerns of Penticton citizens regarding this new technology and the required installation of hundreds of micro-cell towers to support it,” the group said in a press release.
“Many of us are still learning and gathering information that mainstream media doesn’t make easily available. Living in the era of the citizen journalist makes that sequestered information accessible but one must have a curiosity and desire to know and understand.