I used to have a friend that did not own a cellphone. It was just about one of the largest pains-in-the-ass that I have ever had to deal with and I could see no reason for it, especially in the hey-day of "pay-as-you-go" programs, where it was easy to buy some little flip box and stuff a twenty dollar pay card on it in case of emergencies. After this, however, I am starting to wonder if it might not be a good idea.
Bill C-52 was introduced back in November, and is apparently not going very far, but just the fact that it is on the books makes my knuckles itchy. Let me just whet your appetite with a couple of choice passages: