The Canadian Competition Bureau takes action against a Manitoba-based resort company selling time share vacation properties for alleged deceptive marketing practices (Elkhorn Ranch & Resort)

Introduction Canada's Competition Bureau (“Bureau”), an independent enforcement agency that assists the Commissioner of Competition (“Commissioner”) in protecting and promoting competition, announced on 23 November 2009 that Elkhorn Ranch & Resort Ltd (“Elkhorn”), a Manitoba-based company selling time share vacation properties, agreed to pay a penalty of $170,000 (CAN) for alleged deceptive marketing practices regarding promotional contests and misrepresentations to the public. The company is also subject to a comprehensive Consent Agreement which was registered at the Competition Tribunal (“Tribunal”) the same day.

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  • Commonwealth Secretariat (London)

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Gavin Murphy, The Canadian Competition Bureau takes action against a Manitoba-based resort company selling time share vacation properties for alleged deceptive marketing practices (Elkhorn Ranch & Resort), 23 November 2009, e-Competitions November 2009, Art. N° 29965

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