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Daddies And Mommies And Babies, Oh My! UK Bans Ads That Gender Stereotype
The Mondelez ad promoting Philadelphia cream cheese was criticized for portraying the stereotype that men were unable to care for children as well as women.
Canada
20 Aug 2019
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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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Below The Fold Is Below The Radar - Native Advertising Disclosure Must Be Clear, Conspicuous & Unavoidable
In this case, Warner hired an ad agency, Plaid Social (Plaid), to run their YouTube campaign which also required influencers to post on social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook.
Canada
22 Jul 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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Fasten Your Seatbelts - Porter Airlines Pays $150K For Anti-Spam Breach
Earlier today, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (the CRTC) announced that Porter Airlines Inc. had agreed to pay $150,000 for alleged violations of Canada's anti-spam law (known as CASL).
Canada
1 Jul 2015
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Rogers Agrees To Pay $5.42 Million In Refunds For Misleading Advertising
The Competition Bureau (the "Bureau") announced on March 16, 2015, that Rogers Communications Inc. has agreed to pay $5.42 million in refunds to consumers.
Canada
20 Mar 2015
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Competition Bureau Goes After Avis And Budget For Misleading Advertising
The Competition Bureau announced yesterday that it has initiated proceedings against Aviscar, Budget and their parent company, Avis Budget Group Inc.
Canada
16 Mar 2015
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Advertising 2.0: Digital Economy Is On Competition Bureau’s Radar
In a speech last week, the Senior Deputy Commissioner of Competition indicated that the digital economy is squarely on the Competition Bureau’s radar.
Canada
4 Dec 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 Wins Pyrrhic Victory Ontario Superior Court Fines Rogers/Chatr $500 000
Yesterday, the Ontario Superior Court imposed an administrative monetary penalty of $500,000 on Rogers Communications Inc./Chatr Wireless Inc.for not conducting adequate and proper testing prior to making claims that the Rogers/Chatr mobile network had dropped fewer calls than those of its competitors Wind Mobile and Public Mobile.
Canada
7 Mar 2014
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Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation Coming Into Force In 2014: Are You Ready?
Yesterday, the Minister of Industry announced that the bulk of Canada's anti-spam law ("CASL") will come into force on July 1, 2014, while the remaining provisions will be gradually phased-in by 2017.
Canada
6 Dec 2013
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Say What? Court Dismisses False And Misleading Advertising Allegations In Rogers/Chatr Case
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed the false and misleading advertising allegations in the case brought by the Commissioner of Competition against Rogers Communications Inc.
Canada
29 Aug 2013
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Supreme Court Of Canada’s Impression of Misleading Advertising "General Impression" Test
In determining whether advertising is misleading, many provincial consumer protection statutes, as well as the federal Competition Act apply a "general impression" test.
Canada
7 Mar 2012
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