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Court Orders Release Of Consumer Complaints About Bell's Marketing Practices
The Federal Court of Canada has ordered the Commission for Complaints for Telecom-television Services to release consumer complaints about Bell's alleged deceptive marketing practices to the Competition Bureau.
Canada
17 Apr 2019
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Influencer Marketing And Competition Law In Canada: The Basics
The world of marketing and advertising has evolved – last year, U.S. companies spent an estimated $13.5 billion on social media marketing alone.
Canada
8 Jan 2019
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Not Fully Unlimited Calling And Internet: Comwave Networks Agrees To Pay $300,000 For Making False Or Misleading Representations
Telephone and Internet provider Comwave Networks Inc. of Toronto has agreed to pay an administrative penalty of $300,000 for false or misleading representations.
Canada
22 Sep 2016
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Michael Binetti to moderate panel: Hot Topics in Consumer Protection Enforcement: A Conversation with Canadian and U.S. Enforcers
Presented by the CBA Competition Law Section's Marketing Practices Committee and the ABA SAL Advertising Disputes and Litigation and Consumer Protection Committees, this panel will update on significant areas of enforcement on both sides of the border.
Canada
22 Jun 2016
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Avis And Budget Agree To Pay $3m To Settle Drip Pricing Case
Car rental companies Aviscar Inc. and Budgetcar Inc. have agreed to pay a $3 million administrative monetary penalty to settle allegations by the Competition Bureau that they misled consumers into thinking that their rental car prices were lower than they actually were.
Canada
3 Jun 2016
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Fraud Prevention Month
March is Fraud Prevention Month at the Competition Bureau. The annual campaign is aimed at raising awareness about the ever-changing landscape of consumer fraud, and informing Canadians on how to protect themselves.
Canada
3 Mar 2016
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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.
Canada
16 Oct 2015
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Cheerios: Download A Coupon, Lose Your Right To Sue
A New York Times article warned consumers about the contractual consequences of clicking "Like" on the Facebook page of General Mills.
Canada
22 Apr 2014
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