The Canadian Press
January 5, 2009
[efoods]OTTAWA – The government plans to install dozens of scanners that can see through the clothes of travellers in airports across the country.
Transport Minister John Baird will announce plans today to install the machines in 11 airports within two months.
An insider has told The Canadian Press that a total of about 45 scanners, which cost $200,000 apiece, will eventually be in place around Canada.
Initially the machines will turn up in cities including Toronto, Montreal, Ottawa and Vancouver, the source said on condition of anonymity.