Antitrust Experts Say Competition Bureau Unlikely to Oppose Merger Between Postmedia and Key Torstar Assets

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Michael Osborne was quoted in a Toronto Star article discussing the concern about the Toronto Star and Postmedia deal reducing competition in the media sector. "The competitors in the advertising market are certainly other newspapers. But also online-only news sources, broadcasters, Google and Facebook," said Michael. He added that any potential decrease in the diversity of political, cultural and ideological perspectives; which has concerned union leaders and some politicians; isn't something the federal Competition Act really considers.

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