PIAC wishes to apologize unconditionally for remarks made by John Lawford, Executive Director and General Counsel of PIAC to the Wire Report in a story on spectrum policy today that were not appropriate. PIAC does not endorse or in any way approve the manner or substance of the comments attributed to Mr. Lawford and sincerely apologizes to Minister James Moore, his staff, Canada’s major wireless carriers and anyone who was offended by the remarks. PIAC is committed to serious and substantive representation of consumer interests in telecommunications and regrets the comments and any effect that they may have had on PIAC’s ability to represent the public interest.