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Amazon pays $1.1 m to settle savings claim probe Inc. has agreed to pay a $1 million penalty, plus $100,000 in costs, to settle allegations by the Competition Bureau that its practice of advertising savings from a list ... [more] Full article

Fine Print Feuds: Competition Bureau Cracks Down on Misleading Ads

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

Whose Reliance is it anyway? Court strikes misleading ad claim

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

Hyundai and Kia to compensate drivers for inaccurate fuel consumption ads

Hyundai Auto Corp. and Kia Canada Inc. recently entered into consent agreements with the Competition Bureau addressing inaccurate fuel consumption advertisements they made. Hyundai and Kia advertized fuel consumption figures based on ... [more] Full article