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Major Competition Act Amendments Will Affect All Employers in Canada: What You Need to Know




October 24, 2022

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Following similar developments in the United States, Canada’s federal Parliament has adopted new criminal offences making per se illegal agreements between employers to fix salaries, wages or terms or conditions of employment, or to refrain from soliciting or hiring another firm’s employees. These amendment to the Competition Act, which will enter into force in 2023, carry severe criminal penalties, and may also trigger civil class actions for damages.

Join our market-leading Competition/Antitrust and Labour & Employment groups for a luncheon seminar to learn more about these important developments, and how to achieve compliance in your workplace.

Speakers: Casey Halladay, Erin Keogh, Tim LawsonPatrick Pengelly

For questions about this seminar, please contact [email protected].

Note: The presentation will take place in our Toronto office and will be given in English only. For those participants who cannot join us in person, we are offering this program via webinar. 

This program qualifies for up to 1.25 hours of CPD credit under the mandatory education regimes in British Columbia and Ontario.

Barreau du Québec Continuing Education: This program contains 1.25 hours of content. For more information regarding the declaration and recognition of educational activities, please contact the Barreau du Québec.


Time (ET): 

11:30 a.m. — Registration and Lunch
12:00 p.m. — Seminar Begins
1:15 p.m. — Seminar Concludes

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