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New Canadian report warns cellphones, Wi-Fi a serious health issue

by Kaymar Jordan on June 20, 2015. A parliamentary committee has waded into the murky scientific debate over cellphones, warning that the ubiquitous devices may cause cancer, infertility, or learning disabilities and urging parents to shield their children from unnecessary exposure. But several leading Canadian health experts say that cellphones and Wi-Fi devices pose less […]

Canadian Medical Association Journal reports Health Canada’s wireless limits are “A Disaster to Public Health”

OTTAWA, May 7, 2015 /CNW/ The Canadian Medical Association Journal today published a scathing condemnation of Health Canada’s safety guidelines for cell phones and Wifi. The Journal (CMAJ) interviewed multiple international experts in radiation and cancer, who warn that the microwave levels allowed in Canadian classrooms, residences and workplaces are, “a disaster to public health.” One scientist said […]

Ottawa moves to close cellphone tower loophole

By Jamie Sturgeon and Jacques Bourbeau Global News   February 4, 2014 3:29 pm Ottawa is moving to close a loophole in its rulebook on how and where cellphone companies can put up their communications towers, Global News has learned. Facing a fast-rising number of unsightly cell towers popping up in neighbourhoods and towns across the country, Industry Minister […]

Scientists and Doctors tell Parliament that Autism and Cancer may be linked to cell phones and Wifi

OTTAWA, April 28 2015  /CNW  Medical specialists from Canada and the United States will testify to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Health today that Canada is falling behind other countries when it comes to protecting our children from wireless radiation. The Committee is conducting hearings to review Canada’s safety guidelines for exposure to microwave radiation from cell phones, WiFi and other wireless devices. Dr. Martha Herbert from Harvard […]

Safety Code 6

In March 2015, Health Canada published an updated version of Safety Code 6 ( Limits of Human Exposure to Radiofrequency Electromagnetic Energy in the Frequency Range from 3 kHz to 300 GHz ).  Safety Code 6: Health Canada’s Radiofrequency Exposure Guidelines A list of Health Canada’s research on radiofrequency energy and health can be […]

The Electromagnetic Assault on Our Brains and Bodies

MARCH 19, 2015   AFP Just how bad is electromagnetic pollution to our health and well-being? Don’t ask authorities who have their heads in the sand or corporate interests who are aligned with the military-industrial complex. The establishment, with few exceptions, dismisses concerns about electromagnetic pollution as paranoia from conspiracy believers. The derisive charge of […]

Parks Canada defends Wi-Fi hotspots, says they won’t be in ‘back country’

Parks Canada says the proposed wireless hotspots in its parks would be restricted to visitor centres and campgrounds — “not in the wilderness, and not in the back country,” Andrew Campbell, director of visitor experience with Parks Canada, told CTV’s Power Play. Corinne Ton That, Published Tuesday, April 29, 2014 There’s been an outpouring […]

Call of the wired: Parks Canada to offer Wi-Fi in the wilderness

National agency wants to create wireless hot spots at up to 50 parks this year, with that number tripling within three years. By: The Canadian Press, Published on Mon Apr 28 2014 OTTAWA—The quiet solitude and refuge from the connected world that many Canadians yearn for will soon be no more in dozens of Canada’s wilderness zones. […]

Dept. of Interior Attacks FCC regarding Adverse Impact of Cell Tower Radiation on Wildlife

Monday, March 24, 2014 The Department of Interior charges that the FCC standards for cell phone radiation  are outmoded and no longer applicable as they do not adequately protect wildlife. The Director of the Office of Environmental Policy and Compliance of the United States Department of the Interior sent a letterto the National Telecommunications and […]

Industry Canada plans to sell off the 700 MHz Spectrum

URGENT!  Industry Canada plans to sell off the 700 MHz Spectrum Wireless Radio-Frequency on Tuesday January 14, 2014. the following was posted on the “Wendy Walks For ES” facebook page: “It would be great to see people advocating to talk to their local media so the public is aware of what is going on and how […]

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