Competition policy

Competition policy involves ongoing review and development of domestic policies and international trade agreements to encourage competition while promoting efficiency of the Canadian economy.

The Competition Act maintains and encourages competition in Canada to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy, expand opportunities for Canadian participation in world markets while at the same time recognizing the role of foreign competition in Canada, and ensure that small and medium-sized enterprises have an equal opportunity to participate in the Canadian economy and in order to provide consumers with competitive prices and product choices.

Further information

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Competition policy is the responsibility of the Investment, Insolvency, Competition and Corporate Policy Directorate, which is part of the Marketplace Framework Policy Branch.

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