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No need for changes to cellphone, antenna safety standards, gov’t says

telecom | 07/23/2020 4:01 pm EDT

The federal government has responded to a petition calling for Canada to restrict the installation of cellphone towers and antennas around schools and playgrounds, saying such measures are unnecessary. “Canada’s standards for cellphone and antenna safety are some of the toughest in the world. These rules use limits on human exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF EMF) for various devices, which are far below the threshold for potential health effects,” the response filed...

5G monitoring same as for all wireless tech: Health Canada

telecom | 05/06/2020 3:16 pm EDT

Health Canada has responded to an MPs’ query about what steps it is taking to monitor potential health effects of 5G networks, indicating it is treating 5G no differently than previous generations of wireless technology. “It is Health Canada’s position that the...