Competition Bureau fulfills its 2015-2018 Strategic Vision

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Three-year plan focused on delivering the benefits of a competitive marketplace to Canadians

May 25, 2018 – OTTAWA, ON – Competition Bureau

The Competition Bureau issued an impact report today highlighting key results achieved for Canadians by delivering on its 2015-2018 Strategic Vision.

Highlights include an estimated $8.4 billion in consumer savings, more than $19 million in customer restitution, and more than $60 million in fines and penalties imposed by the courts for anti-competitive conduct and deceptive marketing practices.

The report provides a summary of accomplishments under the five strategic objectives that guided the Bureau’s work from 2015-2018. These include increasing compliance with Canada’s competition laws, empowering Canadian consumers, promoting competition, collaborating with domestic and international partners, and championing organizational excellence.

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I’m very proud of how we pulled together to deliver on the Bureau’s first three-year strategic plan. We worked hard to become a more transparent and effective agency that continues to defend and promote competition and innovation for the benefit of all Canadians.

John Pecman,
Commissioner of Competition

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