Industry Canada

Industry Canada
Competition Bureau Canada

Competition Bureau Canada

March 17, 2008 15:19 ET

Media Advisory: Competition Bureau Canada

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 17, 2008) - Alberta's fast-growing small business sector is the target of fraudsters who operate a variety of scams that hurt the bottom line.

March is Fraud Prevention Month in Canada, and the Competition Bureau will unveil an anti-fraud campaign targeting small and medium-sized businesses and not-for-profits at a media event with the following spokespeople in attendance:

Diane Ablonczy, MP, Calgary-Nose Hill and Secretary of State for Small Business and Tourism

Sheridan Scott, Competition Bureau Commissioner

Dan Kelly, Senior Vice-President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business

Details are as follows:

Date: Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Time: 10:00 a.m.

Location: The Westin Calgary, 320 4th Avenue, SW, Calgary

Contact Information

  • Competition Bureau
    Maureen McGrath
    613-296-2187 (cell)
    Hill & Knowlton Canada
    Mandy Dinning