The Competition Bureau of Canada recently issued a warning letter to for-profit businesses operating clothing donation bins that closely resemble the donation bins operated by not-for-profit charitable organizations. Following an inquiry, the Bureau has advised businesses to differentiate their for-profit bins so that people can make informed decisions about which companies and organizations receive their donations. Clark Wilson, acting on behalf of a client in the non-profit sector, was instrumental in convincing the Bureau to hold the inquiry which resulted in this warning being issued. To learn more about this directive, read the Bureau’s press release.
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