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Moose Knuckles “Made in Canada” parkas actually from Vietnam, Competition Bureau says

Moose Knuckles’ claim that its fur-trimmed parkas are “Made in Canada” is deceptive, the Competition Bureau claims in an application filed in the Competition Tribunal. The parkas, which retail for $595 to $1,000, are touted by Moose Knuckles as being “Made in Canada”, when in fact they are mostly made in Vietnam. The application alleges that only finishing touches to the parkas, such as adding the trim, zippers, and snaps, are applied in Canada. The application is based on Moose Knuckles; failure to meet the criteria for labelling a product as “Made in Canada” that the Bureau cites in its “Product of Canada” and “Made in ... [more] Full article

CCM Hockey Helmet Performance Claims Offside Says Bureau

Reebok-CCM has agreed to stop suggesting that its “CCM Resistance” hockey helmet could protect players from concussions. The helmet is designed and tested to prevent catastrophic brain injuries, such as ... [more] Full article

Grave Misrepresentation Leads to Injunction

A headstone maker was recently ordered by the Nova Scotia Supreme Court to stop making false and misleading statements about a competitor who successfully brought a motion seeking injunctive relief. However, ... [more] Full article

Bell Called Out for Employee App Reviews

Bell Canada has agreed to pay a penalty of $1.25 million after it encouraged its employees to post positive reviews of free Bell mobile applications, the Competition Bureau has announced. ... [more] Full article


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Michael Binetti

Michael Binetti

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Michael Binetti, a partner of the firm, brings a proven litigation background plus extensive experience in arguing both trials and appeals. He has demonstrated his strategic legal capability and expertise in wide-ranging areas of litigation, including business and construction disputes, fraud, employment law, competition investigations, private competition actions, elections law and dealing with municipal and government regulators.

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Masiel A. Matus

Masiel A. Matus

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Masiel Matus consistently demonstrates strong knowledge and ability in the areas of commercial litigation, class action defence, employment and competition law. Masiel has provided diligent case management and litigation support in several complex litigation trials, making her a trusted and valued member of the Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP team.

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W. Michael G. Osborne

W. Michael G. Osborne

Affleck Greene McMurtry LLP

Michael is a respected and practised litigator who acts for and advises parties in a wide range of competition matters, a variety of commercial disputes, including contractual disputes, shareholders' disputes, commercial fraud, and employment matters, and also in administrative law and constitutional issues. Michael has been admitted as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (UK). Michael is a frequent contributor to newsletters published by the ABA's Anti-trust Section, The Litigator and often quoted by The Financial Post, The Lawyer's Weekly, Lexpert Magazine and other publications of interest to the legal community.

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Wendy Sun

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Wendy Sun has substantive experience in domestic and international contractual disputes, competition law, franchise disputes, shareholder disputes, negligent misrepresentation, commercial leasing, and intellectual property matters.

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