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Competition Bureau to launch market study into airline industry

The Canadian Press

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The bureau will examine barriers to competition, such as regulations or policies.

Canada’s Competition Bureau says it will begin a market study focused on the Canadian airline sector.

It will look into the state of competition in the airline industry and how governments can make improvements.

In a market study, the bureau examines barriers to competition, such as regulations or policies, within a specific sector.

Melissa Fisher, a deputy commissioner with the bureau, announced while testifying in front of a parliamentary committee studying airline competition in Canada.


She says this will be the first study under the new powers the organization gained in December.

It will follow the Competition Bureau’s recent study of the grocery sector.


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