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Canadian Tire becomes even more "Canadian" with the acquisition of Pro Hockey Life

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 13 2014

On February 7, 2014, the Competition Bureau released a Position Statementsummarizing the approach taken in its review of the acquisition by Canadian

Divestitures required in Canadian movie theatre merger

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 15 2013

On October 10, 2013 the Competition Bureau issued a no-action letter in respect of the acquisition by Cineplex Inc. (Cineplex) of 24 movie theatres

Lights! Camera! No-action! Canada's Competition Bureau clears merger of Canadian film distributors

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • January 4 2013

On January 3, 2013 the Competition Bureau issued a No-Action Letter in respect of the acquisition by Canadian film distributor Entertainment One Ltd

Rogers Communications claims misleading advertising case, AMPs violate Canadian Constitution

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 2 2012

Rogers Communications Inc. will appear before the Ontario Superior Court in June, claiming that two aspects of the Competition Act dealing with civilly reviewable misleading advertising are unconstitutional: AMPs (administrative monetary penalties) in the millions of dollars, and the “adequate and proper” testing requirements

CTRC's vertical integration decision in broadcasting proposes controls on vertically-integrated broadcasters

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 31 2011

On February 1, 2011, the Competition Bureau issued a statement in respect of the proposed acquisition of CTVglobemedia Inc. by BCE Inc

Canada leads international effort to stop business directory scam

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 12 2011

The Competition Bureau announced on July 28, 2011 that it had filed an action against five companies (Yellow Business Marketing Ltd

Bell Canada to pay $10-million penalty for misleading advertising

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 29 2011

On June 28, 2011, Bell Canada entered into a Consent Agreement with the Commissioner of Competition that will require Bell to pay a $10-million administrative monetary penalty for making false or misleading representations in its advertising regarding the prices consumers are required to pay for its Home Phone, Internet, Television, and Wireless services

Groupon falls afoul of UK advertising regulator

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada, United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 8 2011

On June 8, 2011, the UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found that online coupon provider Groupon, Inc. had misrepresented the ordinary selling price of a third party service that was advertised to Groupon’s online subscribers, and ordered Groupon to remove the advertisement from circulation

And then there was one: CRTC approves satellite radio merger

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 28 2011

In the latest chapter in the challenging history of satellite radio in Canada, the CRTC recently approved the long-pending merger of Canada's two satellite radio services, Sirius Canada Inc. (Sirius Canada) and XM Satellite Radio Canada (XM Canada), effectively creating a monopoly for Satellite Subscription Radio (SSR) services in Canada

Truth in tweeting: Competition Bureau advertising rules apply to sponsored tweets

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 13 2011

This past weekend, the UK's Guardian published an interesting article on the practice of celebrity endorsements on social networking sites like Twitter