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Uber Considers Gig Worker Benefits Model In Canada

Uber Technologies on Monday, August 30, proposed a plan for a flexible benefits fund for app-based ride-hail and food delivery drivers in Canada under...
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Canadian Conservatives Vow To Crack Down On Food Price-Fixing

Canada's Conservatives are vowing to cut down on price-fixing in grocery stores in Canada  except in the area of supply management, reported The Western...
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Canadian Regulator Gets Court Order To Advance Rogers-Shaw Probe

Canada’s antitrust agency says it has received court orders to help its review of Rogers Communications Inc.’s proposed acquisition of Shaw Communications Inc. The Competition Bureau said...
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Canada Reviews Aon-Willis Deal

Canada’s competition regulator is reviewing the proposed merger of global brokerages Aon and Willis Towers Watson, but the federal government is not saying whether...
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Kansas City Southern Mega-Merger Faces Antitrust Scrutiny

Pushback from the US Justice Department has complicated the proposed railroad mega-merger between Canadian Pacific Railway and Kansas City Southern, reported Bloomberg. Canadian Pacific agreed last...
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Pre-merger Notification Transaction-Size Threshold Decreased In Canada 

The Competition Bureau announced on Tuesday, February 16, that the 2021 pre-merger notification threshold relating to transaction size will decrease to CA$93 million from...
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Big Tech In Canadian Crosshairs Over Paid Content

Canadian lawmakers want Google and Facebook to pay for content, saying that “the government will act to ensure web companies' revenue is shared more...
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Is the Rest of the World Moving Toward the Canadian Approach...

By Lawrence P. Schwartz, Ph.D. (Former Lay Member, Canadian Competition Tribunal)1   In one of his last public speeches, former Commissioner of Competition John Pecman proclaimed...
New Competition Bureau Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest: Priorities Include Misleading Data Privacy Claims

New Competition Bureau Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest: Priorities Include Misleading Data...

Practical Law Canada This Legal Update discusses the Competition Bureau’s new Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest (Bulletin). The Update includes a summary of the Bulletin, key...
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Canada Has Concerns About Air Canada-Transat Merger

The Competition Bureau of the government of Canada stated that it has “competition concerns” about the planned takeover of Transat by Air Canada, which...
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