Canada’s small businesses need Ottawa’s help to succeed online in today’s economy
As the federal government has recognized, lawmakers in the U.S. and Europe have already moved to bar the largest tech platforms from giving advantages to their own products and limiting the platforms’ power to prevent rivals from communicating with customers.
Minister of Innovation, Science, and Industry François-Philippe Champagne, pictured in a Hill scrum recently, launched a review of the Competition Act on Nov. 17, 2022. Specifically, the discussion paper released by Champagne cites challenges raised by the conduct of 'Big Tech' industry leaders, writes Alec Milne. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade