Canada Competition Bureau

Phone Extortion Scams Are Targeting Refugees, Officials Warn

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 04.06.2016 | Canada

Hang up if you receive any threats.

Canada, U.S. Not Happy With Staples-Office Depot Merger

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.07.2016 | Canada Business

OTTAWA — The Competition Bureau is challenging a proposed merger between Staples and Office Depot, saying the country's office supplies industry is...

Good News For eBook Lovers

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.09.2014 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Four major publishers of electronic books have signed an agreement with the Competition Bureau that is expected to lower prices for consumers...

Company Pleads Guilty To Bid-Rigging On Federal Contracts

CBC | Posted 09.29.2012 | Canada Politics

An Ottawa company has been fined $125,000 after pleading guilty to bid-rigging on federal real estate advisory contracts. Corporate Resea...

Credit Card Companies Make Poorer Canadians Pay For Richer Ones

CP | Julian Beltrame, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - Canada's credit card system is a "perverse" place where shoppers who pay with cash or debit subsidize purchases made with credit cards, the C...

Major Canadian Retailers Sued Over Gas Price-Fixing

CP | Posted 04.10.2012 | Canada Business

LONDON, Ont. -- A class-action lawsuit is seeking millions in damages for the alleged victims of a gas price-fixing scheme five years ago in eastern O...

Canada Probes Possible Collusion Among Major Global Banks

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 02.15.2012 | Canada Business

Canada’s Competition Bureau has launched an investigation into possible manipulation of the derivatives market by five of the world’s largest bank...

Rogers: Truth-In-Advertising Laws Violate Our Freedom Of Speech

The Huffington Post Canada | Daniel Tencer | Posted 01.28.2012 | Canada Business

Telecom giant Rogers is arguing before an Ontario court that truth-in-advertising rules are a violation of its right to freedom of expression, accordi...

Quebec Companies Charged With Rigging Bids

CBC | Posted 01.22.2012 | Canada

The Competition Bureau said criminal charges have been laid against six companies and five people accused of bid-rigging for public contracts in Montr...

Board Backs $3.8 Billion Bid For Canada's Stock Exchanges

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.30.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - TMX Group (TSX:X) has warmed to a once-hostile $3.8-billion takeover bid that could see Canada's largest stock exchange owned by a handful o...

TMX Open To Takeover Talks With Maple Group

CP | Posted 09.20.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - TMX Group Inc. (TSX:X) will hold formal discussions with Maple Group Acquisition Corp., which has made a $3.7-billion ...