Ralph Goodell, Canada's minister of public safety and emergency response, said he was unable to comment on specific companies, but confirmed that 5G technology and its security and economic impact were under review.
"the Canadian government is carefully assessing the security challenges and potential threats to the future 5G technology, while recognizing the potential of the technology for Canadians," the Goodell office told CNET. in an email statement "We will make the right decisions in due course. We will ensure that our network is safe for Canadians. "
In May, Huawei was listed as an entity in the United States. President Trump also signed an executive order basically prohibiting Huawei and its subsidiaries from purchasing U.S. technology products and services without permission.
Australia has previously banned China from providing equipment for its planned 5G broadband network. Huawei faces 10 prosecutions in the United States, accusing the company of conspiring to steal T-Mobile's intellectual property and subsequently obstructing judicial justice. In addition, there are 13 separate prosecutions against the company and Meng Wanzhou. Huawei denies all wrongful charges.