Canada. Competition Bureau

Service: Information Centre

Contact Details
Office Phone 819-997-4282
Toll Free Phone 1-800-348-5358
TTY Phone Toll free 1-866-694-8389
Fax 819-997-0324
Website www.competitionbureau.gc.ca
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Site Details
Areas Served Canada
Located In Community Gatineau
Address & Map
50 Victoria St
Gatineau, ON K1A 0C9
 
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Intersection Maisonneuve Blvd and Victoria St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Independent law enforcement agency * ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace  
 
The types of anti-competitive activities investigated by the Bureau include: Price fixing * Bid-rigging * False or misleading representations * Deceptive notice of winning a prize * Abuse of dominant position * Exclusive Dealing * Tied Selling and Market Restrictions * Refusal to deal * Mergers * Multi-level Marketing Plans and Schemes of Pyramid Selling * Deceptive Telemarketing * Deceptive marketing practices  
 
Has the ability to refer criminal matters to the Attorney General of Canada, who then decides whether to prosecute before the courts * also has the power to bring civil matters before the Competition Tribunal or other courts depending on the issue  
 
The Information Centre is the first point of contact for the public * the staff answers questions and records complaints
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Eligibility No restrictions
Application Inquiry/Complaint form available on the website
Languages English ; French - mandated
Fees Service - CA number for textile labelling, mergers ; None - Complaints and Inquiries
Physical Access Not Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (40) Federal Government
Funding Federal
Service Categories Government Consumer Protection Agencies