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Industry Canada-Competition Bureau Quebec

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Industry Canada-Competition Bureau Quebec

(800) 348-5358

Industry Canada-Competition Bureau Quebec

50 Victoria St
Gatineau, QC J8X 3X1
Additional Phone Numbers
  • (800) 328-6189
BBB File Opened: 17/01/2003
Category
  • Government - US.
Products & Services
This agency provides assistance by: investigating complaints concerning violations of the misleading advertising, restraints to competition, and deceptive marketing or telemarketing practices provisions of the Competition Act. The Bureau is responsible for the administration and enforcement of the Competition Act, the Consumer Packaging and Labelling Act, the Textile Labelling Act, and the Precious Metals Marking Act. Its role is to promote and maintain fair competition so that Canadians can benefit from lower prices, product choice and quality services. Examples of issues dealt with are: misleading warranties, double ticketing of prices, non availability of advertised specials, promotional contests. Consumers can complain about a false or misleading ad, even if they have no intention of buying the advertised product. This agency does not provide: for consumer redress; the Competition Act is not a consumer protection statute. Consumers are able to sue for damages in civil court.
Alternate Names
  • Competition Bureau, Canada

Industry Canada-Competition Bureau Quebec

Industry Canada-Competition Bureau Quebec

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