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Please be advised, as of July 7, 2022, all documentation related to former Senator Wetston’s consultation on competition in Canada are now available at the website for Senator Colin Deacon.

Many thanks to Senator Deacon for providing a new online home for these documents.


Veuillez noter qu'à compter du 7 juillet 2022, toute la documentation relative à la consultation de l'ancien sénateur Wetston sur la concurrence au Canada est maintenant disponible sur le site Web du sénateur Colin Deacon.

Merci au sénateur Deacon pour avoir fourni une nouvelle page d'accueil en ligne pour ces documents.


Below are the submissions received to date in response to the call for feedback to Examining the Canadian Competition Act in the Digital Era. They are presented in the official language in which they were received.

Vous trouverez ci-dessous les commentaires au sujet du document Examen de la Loi sur la concurrence au Canada à l’ère numérique reçus jusqu’à maintenant en réponse à la demande faite à cet effet. Nous les présentons dans la langue officielle dans laquelle nous les avons reçus.


Executive Director of McMaster University’s Master of Public Policy in Digital Society Program, and Adjunct Professor of Political Science

BESTER, Keldon

Independent consultant


Associate Professor, Graduate Program in Science & Technology Studies, York University, Toronto


The Center for Small Town Success


Neil Campbell is a partner, Partner, International Trade | Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment at McMillan LLP in Toronto

Sarah Stirling-Moffet is an Associate, Competition, Antitrust & Foreign Investment at McMillan LLP in Toronto

CHURCH, Jeffrey

Professor, Department of Economics, University of Calgary

Competition Bureau Canada (EN)

Bureau de la concurrence Canada (FR)


DENTON, Timothy M.

Chairman, Internet Society Canada Chapter

DERWA, Zirjan

Partner, Bennett Jones, LLP (drafted in a personal capacity)

FAY, Bob

Managing Director Digital Economy Research, Centre for International Governance Innovation

HEARN, Denise

Senior Fellow and Co-Lead, Access to Markets Initiative American Economic Liberties Project

HILLEL, Inez and SHABAN, Robin

Inez Hillel is Co-Founder and Economist at Vivic Research

Robin Shaban is Co-Founder and Senior Economist at Vivic Research


Rideau Economics

JONEJA, Navin, and SOLOWAY, Julie

On behalf of Blakes Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment Group, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP


Tech industry expert, former board member of the European Telecommunications Network Operators’ Association (ETNO) and chair of mobile operators' alliance GSMA Europe. Currently Head of Region UK and Europe for Access Partnership


Executive Director and General Counsel, Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC)

NIXON, Andrew

Arrell Scholar, PhD Management Candidate, School of Hospitality, Food and Tourism Management, University of Guelph

QUAID, Jennifer

Associate Professor and Vice-Dean Research, Civil Law Section, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa


Economist, The Montreal Economic Institute (MEI)

RYAN, Benjamin

Chief Commercial Officer, MSc. Air North Partnership dba Air North, Yukon’s Airline


Air North (reference) - Agreements on Interline Electronic Ticketing (IET) and Frequent Flier Programs (FFP)

Air North (reference) - Sustainability in Canada's Domestic Aviation Sector in the face of COVID-19

SCHWARTZ, Lawrence P.

Economist and Past Member of Competition Tribunal 1998-2003


Privacy Commissioner of Canada

Soumission en français


Privacy Commissioner of Canada (reference) - Report by the Digital Citizen and Consumer Working Group of the Global Privacy Assembly, entitled Privacy and Data Protection as Factors in Competition Regulation

Vivic Research

Study of Competition Issues in Data-Driven Markets in Canada (Report prepared for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada)


Chair, CBA Competition Law and Foreign Investment Review Section

WARE, Roger

Professor Emeritus, Queen’s University

WUDRICK, Aaron (Anthony Niblett & Daniel Sokol)

Director, Domestic Policy Program at Macdonald-Laurier Institute


Subsequent Submissions - Soumissions Ultérieures

Calvin Goldman and Richard Taylor, The Law Office of Calvin Goldman, Q.C.

Nicholas Cartel, Cartel & Bui LLP

Larry Schwartz, Consulting Economist


Appendices to Submission