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Wireless health damage as certain as human-caused climate change: scientist

telecom | 04/28/2015 11:56 pm EDT

OTTAWA — A U.S. scientist who was part of a team that won a Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore in 2007 for their work on climate change told a Canadian parliamentary committee on Tuesday that evidence linking wireless radiation to various health ailments is at least as convincing as the evidence linking global warming to greenhouse gases. "I would say the evidence on the damaging effect of cellphone and other wireless radiation is as strong, if not stronger than, the evidence on climate...

House committee to study wireless exposure guidelines

telecom | 03/27/2015 8:35 pm EDT

The House of Commons health committee agreed Thursday to study its guidelines regarding human exposure to signals transmitted to and from wireless devices. The minutes of a meeting held Thursday show the committee approved a budget of $15,200 to undertake a review of Health Canada Safety Code 6. Code 6 provides a number of technical provisions around human exposure to wireless signals, and is intended to be followed by people working at federal sites. Health Canada notes on its website that such standards have "been adopted as the scientific basis for equipment certification and...

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...