The Canadian Competition Authority announces amendments to strengthen the Competition Act

Introduction Canada’s Competition Bureau (Bureau), which assists the Commissioner of Competition (Commissioner) in the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act (Act), [1] announced on 24 June 2022 that amendments to the Act came into force on 23 June to help strengthen the law and better protect consumers, workers and businesses from anti-competitive behaviour. [2] In announcing the changes, the Commissioner said: ‘The amendments coming into effect are an important step in modernizing Canada’s competition law and building a more competitive Canadian economy. The Competition Act applies to all businesses operating in Canada. Going forward, the Competition Bureau will ensure businesses have clarity on how to comply with the law, and predictability with respect to the

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Gavin Murphy, The Canadian Competition Authority announces amendments to strengthen the Competition Act, 24 June 2022, e-Competitions June 2022, Art. N° 108291

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