Critical Case Study Analysis: George Weston Ltd. and Loblaw Companies Ltd. Bread Price-Fixing

Introduction In our daily lives, we see power differences. When these power differences are related to criminal activity, this is seen as White-Collar Crime. In Sociology 3623, my peers and I have been collecting local, current, real-world examples of these cases from the media. In this paper, I will be analyzing the current case study …

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Bread Price-Fixing Analysis

In late 2017 Loblaw’s and Weston came forward acknowledging that they had participated in fixing the price of bread over a fourteen year time period. Because of their cooperation they have been granted immunity from any court action, though they are still facing a civil lawsuit from consumers. Fixing the price of bread has cost …

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Calgary Man Charged with Vehicle Cloning and Insurance Fraud worth $625,000

Baltej “Dave” Dhaliwal, 54, owner of Dave’s Auto Ltd. is charged with vehicle cloning and an insurance fraud scheme worth up to $625,000. Vehicle cloning is when a stolen vehicle is registered and sold with an already existing VIN (Vehicle Identification Number). The VIN numbers can be found from cars that are "wrote off" from accidents …

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