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MOBILESYRUP.COM – Ontario MPP slammed for saying BlackBerry smartphones are “handicapping” and “retarding” the legislature

May 11, 2015

QUEEN’S PARK – A Member of Ontario’s Provincial Parliament is under scrutiny after he used some ill-advised words to describe the government’s policy of exclusively supplying members of parliament with BlackBerry smartphones.

On May 4, Shafiq Qaadri, the Liberal representative for Etobicoke-North, tabled a proposal that requested that the government consider buying MPPs and parliamentary staff Apple and Android smartphones. Read More