The Competition Bureau has levied more than $4.5 million in administrative penalties for misleading advertising since launching the first volume of its bulletin on deceptive marketing practices last June. [more]Full article
Telephone and Internet provider Comwave Networks Inc. of Toronto has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of $300,000 for false or misleading representations. Acting under the civil deceptive marketing practices provisions of ... [more]Full article
Wendy Sun Affleck Greene McMurtry LLPJuly 12th, 2016
A misleading advertising claim brought by one bottled water supplier against a competitor can’t hold water unless the plaintiff (not consumers) relied on the misrepresentation, the Ontario Superior Court held recently. ... [more]Full article
The International Consumer Protection and Enforcement Network (ICPEN), a network of consumer protection authorities from nearly 60 countries, including the Competition Bureau of Canada, has published three sets of guidelines on ... [more]Full article
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