Lululemon’s marketing complaint could serve as a test for Canada’s greenwashing laws, expert says

A Vancouver non-profit is calling on Canada’s competition regulator to launch a greenwashing investigation into Lululemon, saying the athleisure brand is misleading consumers about its environmental practices. The complaint, filed by Stand.earth last Thursday, says Lululemon’s Be Planet sustainability campaign starting in 2020, in which the company said it would work to reduce greenhouse gas […]

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The independent carrier is asking the CRTC to ban bundled deals between carriers and apartment developers

Beanfield Metroconnect, an independent telecommunications company, is asking the industry regulator to prohibit arrangements between carriers and developers that provide turnkey Internet service to all units in a given apartment building. The Toronto-based company specifically targeted Rogers for its use of “bundled agreements” in an application filed with the CRTC last September. It said the […]

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Bell denied staying in the decision to allow small businesses to sell Internet using their fiber networks

A federal appeals court denied BCE Inc.’s request. Stopping a regulatory decision that would allow independent companies to sell Internet services to their customers using their own fiber network in Ontario and Quebec. The court’s decision Friday came one day after Bell Canada announced it would cut 4,800 jobs and could further reduce network spending […]

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