The Canadian Competition Authority releases new guidelines for consumers to recognize and report online reviews in violation of the Canadian federal competition Act

New Competition Bureau Guidelines for Online Reviews* On March 2, 2022, the Competition Bureau released new guidelinesfor consumers to recognize, reject and report false and misleading online reviews, which can violate the general civil or criminal misleading advertising provisions of the federal Competition Act (sections 74.01 and 52). Online reviews have become commonplace in the digital economy as consumers look for reviews to guide their purchasing decisions and as businesses look to compete for online and bricks and mortar sales. In this regard, the

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Steve Szentesi, The Canadian Competition Authority releases new guidelines for consumers to recognize and report online reviews in violation of the Canadian federal competition Act, 2 March 2022, e-Competitions March 2022, Art. N° 105916

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