The Ontario Court of Appeal is challenged over potentially defamatory language it used in a website press release posting (TPG Technology Consulting / Donald Powell / Canada)

Introduction The Ontario Court of Appeal (the "court") said Canada's Competition Bureau (the "Bureau"), which assists the Commissioner of Competition in the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act (the "Act") [1], used potentially defamatory language in a 2009 press release website posting when it announced the laying of criminal charges under the Act for alleged bid-rigging [2]. Media outlets published articles regarding the Bureau's inquiry based on the website posting and the accused (and appellants), TPG Technology Consulting Ltd and Donald Powell, sued, claiming the press release was defamatory. The federal government successfully brought a motion to

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Gavin Murphy, The Ontario Court of Appeal is challenged over potentially defamatory language it used in a website press release posting (TPG Technology Consulting / Donald Powell / Canada), 8 February 2012, e-Competitions Bulletin Media, Art. N° 46791

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