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COMPETITION

As wins go, this one was a doozy. Following months of debate, all eyes were on Innovation Minister Navdeep Bains as he weighed whether or not to give Bell, and a tiny handful of other telecom...
The Competition Bureau and Parkland Fuel Corporation (Parkland) have reached a consent agreement to resolve litigation related to Parkland's acquisition of Pioneer Energy. The agreement will ensure that consumers in certain Ontario and Manitoba markets...
The Competition Bureau says it won't oppose two proposed beer mergers involving Canada's largest breweries. In a ruling announced Tuesday, the federal agency said the proposed acquisition of SABMiller by Labatt parent company Anheuser-Busch InBev and...
A new cooperation arrangement between the Competition Bureau and the New Zealand Commerce Commission will further enhance collaboration in terms of information sharing and the provision of investigative assistance. Commissioner of Competition John Pecman and Chairman...
The City of Ottawa is embracing Uber and other ride-sharing services, proposing a major reform that is already infuriating taxi drivers who fear the value of their city-issued permits will plummet. In a move that will...
Canada's Competition Bureau has finished a three-year investigation into Google and cleared the search giant of accusations it engages in anticompetitive behaviour, now that it has stopped including a certain clause in its contracts with...
U.S. home improvement chain Lowe's is buying Canadian rival Rona in a friendly takeover valued at $3.2 billion Cdn. The boards of both companies unanimously approved the transaction, they said in a news release early Wednesday. The...
Rona Inc. is not sitting on its hands while awaiting the green-light from the regulators and shareholders on a $3.2 billion takeover offer from Lowe’s. The Boucherville, Que.-based company has announced plans to open five new...
After 12 people from the Ottawa Sun were laid off Tuesday due to a merger with the Ottawa Citizen newsroom, a Carleton University journalism professor and media ownership expert says Canada's Competition Bureau "foolishly" accepted...
Hydro Ottawa has been sent a “cease-and-desist” letter from an electrical firm that has also complained to the Competition Bureau that the utility badmouthed the company and its products to potential customers. “I can’t just sit...


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Ministry of Natural Resources & Forestry (MNRF) protects Ontario’s biodiversity while promoting economic opportunities in the resource sector. The ministry conducts scientific research and uses its findings to promote sustainability of Ontario’s forests, fish and wildlife resources, to protect the province from forest fires, floods and droughts and to lead the management of Ontario’s Crown lands, water, oil, gas, salt and aggregates resources, including making Crown land available for renewable energy projects.