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Canada: Competition Bureau releases 2019/20 annual plan

 |  July 25, 2019

On Thursday, July 25, the new commissioner of Canada’s Competition Bureau posted the Bureau’s annual plan on the regulator’s website.

Commissioner Matthew Boswell wrote and introduction to the plan, saying, “As the new Commissioner of Canada’s Competition Bureau, I am pleased to present our 2019-20 Annual Plan. This plan is especially important for the Bureau, as it establishes our priorities for the upcoming fiscal year, as well as a solid foundation to build upon during my five-year term.”

He continued, “Our vision is for the Bureau to be a world-leading competition agency, particularly in today’s digital economy. I picture an innovative, nimble and adaptive organization, confident in the face of rapid technological change. I envision a workplace that utilizes every opportunity to leverage our positive culture, and offers the highest standards for an inclusive, healthy, respectful, and supportive environment.”

He finished with, “This plan will focus on providing our employees with the cutting-edge tools and training they need to better detect, investigate and challenge potentially anti-competitive conduct, review mergers and promote competitive markets. I will also ensure that we modernize our processes and policies to make the Bureau more efficient.

“Our future is bright, and we will continue to deliver strong results for Canadian consumers and businesses in the year ahead.”

The full Annual Plan is available on the Bureau’s website.

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