Full-Body Scanners: Conservatives Risking Canadians’ Safety By Failing To Independently Test Airport Machines, NDP Says (http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2012/05/15/full-body-scanners-canada-airport-testing_n_1517565.html) By Althia Raj, www.huffingtonpost.ca | May 15, 2012
‘The Conservatives have placed the health and safety of Canadians in jeopardy by failing to independently test ‘naked’ body scanners deployed at Canada’s airports, says the NDP.
‘As The Huffington Post Canada first reported last week, the federal government never independently tested the 56 Pro Vision full-body scanners it purchased from L3 Communications in 2010….’
‘Naked’ Scanners Being Pushed On Travellers Even Though Canada’s Government Hasn’t Tested Them By Althia Raj, www.huffingtonpost.ca | May 10, 2012
‘Canadian airport security officers are pushing travellers to use ‘naked’ scanners that were not independently tested and are now tied to documented cases of severe headaches and at least one unexplained radiation burn.
‘Ottawa says it assessed the manufacturer’s information but didn’t conduct its own tests on the machines…’