A Competition Bureau investigation concluded that The Dufresne Group Inc. (TDG) and its affiliates, better known for their retail brands Dufresne Furniture and Appliances and certain Ashley HomeStores, offered certain products at inflated regular prices and then advertised them at big discounts, suggesting significant savings to consumers.
The Competition Bureau, alongside the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division and the Federal Economic Competition Commission of Mexico, launched a joint initiative today to detect and combat anti-competitive conduct by businesses and individuals involved in providing goods and services related to the 2026 FIFA World Cup.
On October 5, 2023, the Competition Bureau will host Canada’s Competition Summit, where expert speakers and panelists will explore how competition considerations can be factored into policy development across all levels of Canadian government.
The Competition Bureau has issued its findings regarding the potential competitive effects of Royal Bank of Canada’s (RBC) proposed acquisition of HSBC Bank Canada. The Bureau’s conclusions are outlined in a report delivered to the Minister of Finance.
The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with Shell Canada Limited and its affiliates, including Canadian Mobility Services Limited, to resolve competition concerns related to its proposed acquisition of 56 retail gas stations from Sobeys Capital Incorporated in western Canada.