By Spencer Van Dyk
Source: CTV News
The Competition Bureau of Canada is calling on all levels of government to boost competition in the grocery industry, in a bid to lower prices for shoppers.
The independent agency launched its study of Canada’s retail grocery market last October, and in its report, published Tuesday, made several recommendations to government to encourage competition in the industry.
Namely, the Competition Bureau is recommending that Canada develop a strategy to promote new types of grocery businesses, such as online grocers, encourage independent and international grocers to enter the Canadian market, introduce unit pricing requirements, and take measures to limit property controls in the industry.
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