Wireless Industry Welcomes Report from the Standing Committee on Health

OTTAWA – December 2, 2010 – Canada’s wireless industry today welcomed the Report of the Standing Committee on Health’s Examination of the Potential Health Impacts of Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Radiation. The Committee is to be commended for its comprehensive, science-based review.

The wireless telecommunications industry in Canada is 100 per cent committed to a completely open process in the study of health and safety issues related to wireless technologies. The industry has long supported research into this topic by credible scientists, and fully supports any ongoing research that is deemed necessary.

“The overwhelming evidence, as determined and published in studies worldwide by the respected scientific community, continues to support the conclusion that there is no public health risk associated with the use of wireless technologies,” said Bernard Lord, President & CEO of the Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association. “Government agencies in Canada and around the world responsible for establishing safety standards also support that wireless technologies are not a health risk.”

Canadian Wireless Telecommunications Association (CWTA)
CWTA is the authority on wireless issues, developments and trends in Canada. It represents cellular, PCS, messaging, mobile radio, fixed wireless and mobile satellite carriers as well as companies that develop and produce products and services for the industry. (http://www.cwta.ca)

Marc Choma
613-233-4888 ext. 207
[email protected]

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