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CBC NEWS – BlackBerry CEO John Chen slams MPP Shafiq Qaadri for ‘insulting’ words

May 11, 2015

WATERLOO REGION – BlackBerry CEO John Chen has come out swinging against Shafiq Qaadri, a member of the Ontario legislature, in response to comments the Liberal made after introducing a petition to get the provincial government to use Apple and Android phones.

Qaadri, the MPP for Etobicoke-North, introduced a petition a week ago at Queen’s Park by saying that BlackBerry phones are “handicapping, retarding and penalizing MPPs, their staff and indeed all members of the legislative community.” Read More