Competition Bureau Launches Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest

Publication aims to promote compliance with the Competition Act by advertisers and marketers

June 10, 2015 — OTTAWA, ON — Competition Bureau

Providing businesses and consumers with timely information related to advertising and marketing from the Competition Bureau’s perspective is the focus of a new publication launched today.

The Deceptive Marketing Practices Digest, published periodically via the Bureau’s website, is also designed to promote a better understanding of the Competition Act and the other legislation enforced by the Bureau.

The first issue of the digest focusses on topics of interest in the digital economy and includes articles related to online advertising in Canada, disclaimers and fine print, and online reviews.

The launch of the digest reflects the Bureau’s priority to increase competition promotion efforts to advance a culture of compliance and competition advocacy.

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