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Canada Said to Consider Telecom Security Restrictions

Huawei Technologies Co., China’s largest phone-equipment maker, may face additional restrictions selling its products in Canada as the federal government considers new regulations on foreign wireless suppliers it deems security risks.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s government is reviewing whether it needs rules to govern the equipment used by the country’s biggest mobile-phone operators, and has been consulting industry officials, said a person familiar with the matter. While the review isn’t singling out any company, Huawei, which supplies both Telus Corp and BCE Inc., the country’s largest telephone company, has already been barred from providing gear for government networks, Trade Minister Ed Fast said this month.