Advertising and competition rules

Fair competition regulations for businesses and consumers.

Services and information

Ensuring truth in advertising

How to avoid misleading or deceptive marketing practices.

Avoiding cartels

Avoiding unacceptable collaboration practices that lessen or prevent competition.

Preventing abusive business practices

Business practices that are considered abusive and that contravene the Competition Act.

Merger reviews

How the Commissioner of Competition reviews mergers to determine if they could prevent competition.

Corporate compliance programs

Recognizing and preventing anti-competitive conduct, plus how to establish an effective compliance program.

Promotional contest provisions

Ensuring adequate and fair disclosure in contests, including obtaining an opinion from the Competition Bureau.

Filing a competition related complaint

Submitting complaints to the Competition Bureau, plus the Bureau's procedures for handling complaints.

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