Richard Mille opens first Canadian boutique

Richard Mille RM 11-03 McLaren

It just got easier for Canadians looking to strap a new Richard Mille watch to their wrist. The Swiss watchmaker recently opened its first Canadian boutique in Toronto’s upscale Yorkville neighbourhood. The new location is operated by jeweler Louis Black under a licensing agreement. Much like Richard Mille timepieces themselves, the store layout is quite unique. It features a number of […]

Apple Pay coming to Canada as soon as March?

Apple Pay

Apple unveiled its new Apple Pay mobile payment service last September. The official launch followed in October but was limited to the United States. Meanwhile, Canadians have been wondering when they would see the service make its way north of the border. IDC predicted that it would do so in 2015 and new evidence suggests that its prediction will indeed come […]

Apple Canada ordered to turn over documents in anti-competition investigation


We first learned about Canada’s Competition Bureau investigation into alleged anti-competition practices by Apple Canada last week. It focuses on allegations that Apple’s contracts with Canada’s wireless carriers include anti-competitive clauses. The Globe and Mail today reports that the Federal Court of Canada will order Apple Canada to turn over relevant documentation to the competition watchdog. The order should be signed […]

Apple iPhone cause of higher device and service fees in Canada?

Apple Store - Ginza, Tokyo, Japan

We learned earlier this week that Canada’s Competition Bureau was looking into allegations that contracts between Apple and wireless carriers may have included anti-competitive clauses. Jump forward a few days and new information has revealed that an investigation has in fact been underway for almost nine months. The competition watchdog now believes that these contracts have resulted in higher retail prices […]

Apple Canada contracts with wireless providers under investigation


Canada’s Competition Bureau has begun an investigation into Apple Canada’s contracts with Canadian wireless carriers. There is no evidence of any wrongdoing at this point but the bureau is looking into allegations that the contracts include anti-competitive clauses. Should such evidence be discovered, an application will be filed with the Competition Tribunal or another court to determine what consequences Apple […]