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If a company wants to erect a cell tower or some other communications tower, it’s generally a private matter between it and the landowner.

Communications towers a private matter for landowners

Landowners have the right to say no to communications towers, which include cellular, wireless internet, and oil/gas communications towers. “Many landowners assume that communications towers fall under the Alberta Surface Rights Act,” said Jeana Schuurman, rural engagement and communications specialist with the Farmers’ Advocate Office. “Communications towers are actually federally regulated by Innovation, Science and […] Read more