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Supreme Court Confirms In R. v. Comeau That Provinces Can Restrict Interprovincial Trade In Beer And Other Goods
On April 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada, in R. v. Comeau ("Comeau"), confirmed the constitutional validity of a New Brunswick law restricting the importation of liquor from other provinces.
Canada
27 Jun 2018
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New 2018 Investment Canada Act Threshold For State-Owned Enterprise WTO Investments
It is worthwhile to remember that the Canadian government can review any investment (including minority investments) by non-Canadians on the basis of "national security" concerns.
Canada
20 Feb 2018
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Competition Bureau Releases Draft Price Maintenance Guidelines
On March 20, 2014, the Bureau released draft guidelines on its enforcement approach to price maintenance for public consultation.
Canada
3 Apr 2014
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Competition Bureau Approves Loblaws' Acquisition Of Shoppers Drug Mart Subject To Divestitures And Restrictions On Contracting Practices With Suppliers
On March 20, 2014, the Commissioner of Competition and Loblaws entered into a consent agreement, whereby Loblaws agreed to 27 divestitures as well as behavioural remedies vis-ŕ-vis its suppliers in order to address the Commissioner’s concerns that its acquisition of Shoppers would substantially lessen competition.
Canada
27 Mar 2014
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Performance Claims: Ontario Superior Court Orders Rogers To Pay $500,000 Administrative Monetary Penalty In "Chatr" Case
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice released its penalty decision in "Commissioner of Competition v. Chatr Wireless Inc. and Rogers Communications Inc."
Canada
5 Mar 2014
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Misleading Advertising – Competition Bureau's Enforcement Priorities
On February 4, 2014, Lisa Campbell, Deputy Commissioner of the Fair Business Practices Branch, and Sophie Beaulieu, Competition Law Officer, participated in a lunch seminar at McCarthy Tétrault’s Montreal office to discuss the Competition Bureau’s current enforcement priorities and recent enforcement actions in the area of misleading advertising and marketing. The following are key takeaways from their presentation.
Canada
19 Feb 2014
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Supreme Court Releases the Indirect Purchaser Trilogy
In an important trilogy released October 31, 2013, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized the right of indirect purchasers to assert competition claims while confirming its rejection of the "passing on" defence in this context.
Canada
3 Nov 2013
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Canada Releases Technical Summary Of EU-Canada Trade And Investment Deal
On October 29, 2013, Prime Minister Stephen Harper tabled the Technical Summary of Final Negotiated Outcomes of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA or Agreement). Canada and the EU reached an agreement in principle on CETA on October 18, 2013. Both parties will now seek to conclude the formal legal text of the Agreement.
Canada
1 Nov 2013
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Competition Bureau Issues Draft Enforcement Guidelines On The Abuse Of Dominance Provisions Of The Competition Act
On March 22, 2012 the Competition Bureau (Bureau) issued its revised draft Abuse of Dominance Guidelines (the Revised Guidelines) for comments.
Canada
2 Apr 2012
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Labelling Non-Food Products — Enforcement Guidelines for "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" Claims now in Effect
Manufacturers and processors making "Product of Canada" and "Made in Canada" claims on non-food products will now have to comply with new guidelines from the Competition Bureau — or risk enforcement action.
Canada
19 Aug 2010
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Globalization - General Overview as Seen from Developed Countries - Part 3
Globalization is a tool. It can be well used and therefore be to the advantage of those affected – i.e. affected in a very positive way. It may also be ill used and therefore be to the disadvantage of those affected – initially this will have the negative effect upon the weaker countries or regions of the world but eventually all will have the problem of letting an opportunity slip through their collective fingers of sharing a maximized wealth.
Canada
22 Sep 2006
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Globalization - General Overview As Seen From Developed Countries - Part 2
Globalization is a tool. It can be well used and therefore be to the advantage of those affected – i.e. affected in a very positive way. It may also be ill used and therefore be to the disadvantage of those affected – initially this will have the negative effect upon the weaker countries or regions of the world but eventually all will have the problem of letting an opportunity slip through their collective fingers of sharing a maximized wealth.
Canada
22 Sep 2006
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Globalization - General Overview As Seen From Developed Countries - Part 1
Globalization is a tool. It can be well used and therefore be to the advantage of those affected – i.e. affected in a very positive way. It may also be ill used and therefore be to the disadvantage of those affected – initially this will have the negative effect upon the weaker countries or regions of the world but eventually all will have the problem of letting an opportunity slip through their collective fingers of sharing a maximized wealth.
Canada
22 Sep 2006
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