The Competition Bureau published its new Information Bulletin on Transparency, a resource that explains the approach the Bureau takes in communicating with different groups of people during its investigations. The groups include those who are subject to an investigation, as well as the general public, complainants, and industry participants.
The Competition Bureau is launching a study of grocery store competition in Canada. The study will examine various issues with the goal of recommending measures that governments can take to help improve competition in the sector.
The Competition Bureau has approved Environmental 360 Solutions Ltd. (E360S) as the purchaser of seven facilities that supply industrial waste services (IWS) and/or oil recycling services (ORS) in western Canada from GFL Environmental Inc. (GFL). The sale of the business was completed on October 17, 2022.
Francois Paulhus, a former executive of engineering firm Genivar (now WSP Canada), has pleaded guilty in the Court of Quebec to conspiring to rig bids for City of Gatineau infrastructure contracts, and was sentenced to pay a $25,000 fine, in addition to a 15% surcharge on that amount.
In its most recent market study report, the Competition Bureau published recommendations for federal, provincial and territorial governments to modernize public procurement processes used to acquire digital health care products and services.
On September 20, 2022, the Competition Bureau will host the Competition and Green Growth Summit, a full day event open to everyone virtually. The Summit will bring together international experts from various competition authorities, regulators, businesses, non-governmental organizations, lawyers and academics, to discuss the interaction between competition law and policy, and sustainability.
The Competition Bureau announced today that it reached an agreement with Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. and its affiliates related to their proposed acquisition of Wilsons. Wilsons operates and supplies Esso, Wilsons Gas Stops and Go! Store retail gas locations in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, as well as Newfoundland and Labrador.
The Competition Bureau announced today that it has reached agreements with Parkland Corporation (Parkland) and Federated Cooperatives Limited (FCL), respectively, related to their proposed acquisition of Husky retail gas stations.
If you are in the snow removal business, you know what a tough job it is. When your clients are snowed in, you’re snowed under. As the white blanket awaits, it is the time of the year when customers start renewing their contracts.
On September 8 and 9, 2022, the Competition Bureau will host two virtual public information sessions to let the public know about changes to the Competition Act. The Bureau invites all interested Canadians to register and send questions in advance by August 22.