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Op-ed by Vass Bednar explores anti-competitive business practices in Canada

In an increasingly digital world, Canada is falling behind.

Apr 01, 2021

In this article, Bednar explains how Canada is well behind other developed countries when it comes to policing anti-competitive business practices. She discusses how the Competition Bureau, an enforcement agency tasked with safeguarding competitiveness in Canadian markets, is unable to act as swiftly and decisively as its international counterparts.

Bednar highlights serious structural flaws in our system, specifically around the legal powers of the Competition Bureau, and demonstrates how these limits are failing Canadians when it comes to protecting against the anti-competitive practices of Big Tech companies. She emphasizes the benefits of enabling the Competition Bureau to be more proactive by exploring examples of Big Tech being held to account in other international jurisdictions.

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