The half-million dollar Royal Canadian Mounted Police contract for a radio frequency filtering system to prevent eavesdropping had gone to Canada’s Sinclair Technologies, which is controlled by China’s Hytera Communications. Photo: Reuters
The half-million dollar Royal Canadian Mounted Police contract for a radio frequency filtering system to prevent eavesdropping had gone to Canada’s Sinclair Technologies, which is controlled by China’s Hytera Communications. Photo: Reuters
Canada

Canada police suspend controversial contract with China-linked firm

  • The deal with Canada’s Sinclair Technologies, which is controlled by Shenzhen-based Hytera, raised concerns over potential Chinese access to RCMP communications
  • One opposition politician described the arrangement as something out of a book, except ‘characters in spy novels would never be that incompetent’

The half-million dollar Royal Canadian Mounted Police contract for a radio frequency filtering system to prevent eavesdropping had gone to Canada’s Sinclair Technologies, which is controlled by China’s Hytera Communications. Photo: Reuters
The half-million dollar Royal Canadian Mounted Police contract for a radio frequency filtering system to prevent eavesdropping had gone to Canada’s Sinclair Technologies, which is controlled by China’s Hytera Communications. Photo: Reuters
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