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Federal Government Releases Its Proposed Approach To Cannabis Regulations
On November 21, 2017, Health Canada released its proposed approach to the regulation of cannabis in anticipation of legalization in July 2018.
Canada
6 Dec 2017
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Reliance On Supplier Price Information Cost Amazon $1 Million For Contravention Of Ordinary Price Provisions
The outcome of this case clearly indicates that operators of e-commerce omni-channels cannot simply rely on pricing information provided from suppliers.
Canada
16 Jan 2017
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Broken Telephone: Telco Ordered To Pay $300,000 For Misleading Advertising
Under the consent agreement, Comwave is required to pay an administrative monetary penalty (AMP) of $300,000, and $60,000 towards the Bureau's costs of the investigation.
Canada
28 Sep 2016
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Commissioner Knuckles Down On Moose Knuckles' Use Of "Made In Canada" Claims
On April 26, 2016, the Commissioner of Competition brought an application to the Competition Tribunal against Moose International Inc., a manufacturer of premium winter jackets under the Moose Knuckles brand.
Canada
4 May 2016
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False Reviews Equal Real Fine – Bell Canada Agrees To Pay $1.25 Million Penalty For Misleading Online Reviews
Earlier today, the Commissioner of Competition announced that it had entered into a Consent Agreement with Bell Canada in connection with certain Bell employees posting misleading reviews and ratings of the company's mobile applications.
Canada
15 Oct 2015
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2015 Competition Act And Investment Canada Act Merger Review Thresholds Announced
Earlier today, the Canadian Competition Bureau announced that the pre-merger notification "Transaction-Size" threshold will increase from $82 million to $86 million for 2015.
Canada
3 Feb 2015
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Commissioner Gives Headshot To Bauer - Company To Cease Hockey Helmet Performance Claims
The Competition Bureau entered into a Consent Agreement with Bauer, requiring the company to stop making certain performance claims made in connection with Bauer's RE-AKT hockey helmet.
Canada
21 Nov 2014
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Who’s Calling? 18-Month Prison Sentence For Deceptive Telemarketer
The Competition Bureau announced that an individual had been sentenced to 18 months in prison for his involvement in a deceptive telemarketing scheme.
Canada
3 Jun 2014
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JYSK Has Feathers Clipped: Duvets Recalled After Bureau Investigation Uncovers Misleading Labelling
The Competition Bureau announced that JSYK will remove two brands of duvets due to misleading labelling regarding their down content.
Canada
6 May 2014
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Competition Bureau Issues Draft Price Maintenance Guidelines
The Competition Bureau issued draft Enforcement Guidelines – Price Maintenance for review and public consultation.
Canada
25 Mar 2014
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CRTC Approves Bell-Astral Merger And Catches A Glimpse Of The Future Of Consolidation And Concentration
The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission released its long decision approving the application by Astral Media Inc. to sell its pay and specialty television channels, conventional television stations, and radio stations to BCE Inc.
Canada
2 Jul 2013
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Water Heater Companies In Hot Water: Competition Bureau Seeks $25 Million Administrative Monetary Penalties
The Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") has initiated proceedings under the abuse of dominance provisions of the Competition Act against Direct Energy Marketing Limited and Reliance Comfort Limited Partnership (two companies that rent water heaters to residential customers in Ontario) and is seeking Administrative Monetary Penalties ("AMPs") totalling $25 million.
Canada
3 Jan 2013
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Government Tables Major Amendments To The Competition Act And Investment Canada Act – Some Good, But Mostly Bad
On February 6, 2009, the Conservatives tabled Bill C-10, "an Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on January 27, 2009 and related fiscal measures", which includes a series of amendments to both the "Competition Act" and "Investment Canada Act".
Canada
19 Feb 2009
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Draft Abuse Of Dominance Guidelines Both Clarify And Confuse
On January 17, 2009, the Competition Bureau released its “Draft Updated Enforcement Guidelines for the Abuse of Dominance Provisions” for public comment.
Canada
26 Jan 2009
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