The Canadian government proposes amendment of the Competition Act to prohibit unjustified price discrimination and reduce the gap between consumer prices in Canada and the United States

Proposed Amendment to Canada’s Competition Act to Prohibit “Unjustified” Cross-Border Price Discrimination* On February 11, 2014, the Canadian government included in its federal budget a proposed amendment to the Competition Act to prohibit unjustified price discrimination to reduce the gap between consumer prices in Canada and the United States. The Minister of Finance made clear that the Commissioner of Competition, the head of Canada’s Competition Bureau, would have the power to enforce the new rules. More details are to be provided in the coming months. If enacted, this

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Mark C. Katz, The Canadian government proposes amendment of the Competition Act to prohibit unjustified price discrimination and reduce the gap between consumer prices in Canada and the United States, 11 February 2014, e-Competitions February 2014, Art. N° 63663

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