Photo source: The CBC
Photo source: The CBC

Ticketmaster Draws Scrutiny From Competition Bureau

The federal Competition Bureau is expanding its investigation into Ticketmaster to include the company’s secret scalping program revealed in a Toronto Star/CBC undercover investigation — amid new calls for accountability from politicians, music and sports fans across the continent.

Meanwhile, a Toronto law firm has launched a $250-million class action suit against Ticketmaster Canada, alleging the company’s practices engaged in “false or misleading misrepresentations” that violate the Competition Act.

Robert Cribb and Marco Chown Oved report in detail on the scandal that is becoming more cumbersome by the day for the ticketing giant. The investigative team’s story can be read in full on The Star web page here.

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