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Canada: The Competition Bureau’s big shoes to fill – Ms. Aitken

 |  September 21, 2012

Ms. Aitken addresses the Canadian Bar Association’s annual competition law conference in Gatineau, Que., on Thursday for the last time as head of the Competition Bureau. Her whirlwind leadership saw the bureau become a fixation for Bay Street, as the regulator scrutinized corporate mergers that could hurt competition and tackled high-profile false advertising and price-fixing cases. Whoever replaces her may be unable to completely take the foot off the accelerator, however. Internationally, competition and antitrust enforcement has been on the uptick, and Canada has been co-ordinating more closely with regulators in other countries, particularly in the U.S.

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