Canada: THE DOMINION: Polite-Mannered

"We're doing it in our Canadian way," said Fred McGregor, Combines (monopolies) Investigation Commissioner. "The Canadian way consists basically of publicity, followed by polite-mannered but effective prosecution. There's no bullying." Forthwith, for the first time since 1939, he reached out and smacked a little-known Canadian industry with a restraint-of-trade accusation.

McGregor's 25-man commission, which operates chiefly from tips, began work last year when dentistry reports at the University of Toronto complained about the cost of dental supplies. The commission, in a 98-page report last week, charged that: 1) the Canadian Dental Trade Association is a monopoly; 2) it suppresses competition...

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