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Committee calls for more research into wireless health effects

| 06/18/2015 6:50 pm EDT

The House of Commons health committee is recommending that government consider more funding for researching links between wireless technology and health conditions such as cancer. As a result of meetings held on the issue between March and April, the committee released a report on Wednesday that included a dozen recommendations. Among them is a call for the government to fund research that looks into "the link between radiofrequency fields and potential health effects such as cancer, genetic damage, infertility, impairment to development and behaviour, harmful effects to eyes and on the...

Ex-Microsoft exec calls out wireless industry on radiation issues

telecom | 01/19/2015 9:36 pm EST

OTTAWA — The former president of Microsoft Corp.'s Canadian operations is calling on companies involved in wireless technology to be more forthcoming in addressing what he says are health risks associated with exposure to signals transmitted from various devices. Frank Clegg, president of Microsoft Canada from 1990 to 2004, is now CEO of a group called Canadians For Safe Technology (C4ST). He was in Ottawa Monday to help promote a private member's bill (Bill C-648) tabled by...