Marketing Practices

Mandate

The Marketing Practices Committee deals with the deceptive marketing provisions of the Competition Act, including primarily misleading advertising, telemarketing and marketing practices.

2018-19 Work Plan

Marketing Practices Workplan 2018-2019

Upcoming Committee Events

Watch for details of upcoming sessions

Past Events

Influencer Marketing (November 22, 2018)

Annual Deceptive Marketing Practices Roundtable with Competition Bureau Officials (June 5, 2018)

Cross-border Update with the Enforcers: Recent Marketing Enforcement Trends in the US and Canada (May 15, 2018)

Criminal Deceptive Marketing Practices: The Criminal Threshold under Section 52 of the Act (April 27, 2018)

Influencer Marketing, Native Advertising and Online Reviews (December 6, 2017) Recording

2017 Marketing Practices Roundtable: Hot Topics & Bureau Priorities in Advertising (June 20, 2017)

Cross-border Update with the Enforcers: Recent Marketing Enforcement Trends in the US and Canada (June 15, 2017)

From Fine Print to Another Fine Mess: Developments in Advertising Law in Canada (February 22, 2017)

Criminal Deceptive Marketing Practices: What You Ought to Know (November 15, 2016) Recording

Member Input

Ideas for program topics and other feedback to assist the committee in meeting members’ needs can be forwarded to the Committee Chair, Sue-Anne Fox.

Become a Committee Member

Any member of the Competition Law Section can become involved in this committee through participation in the committee listserv. Join online.

Committee Executive