Google Faces Antitrust Probe From Canadian Watchdog

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 4:10 PM EDT) -- Canada's antitrust watchdog has begun investigating Google Inc.'s local unit, the Internet search giant said Monday, as it continues to face global inquiries over allegations that it has manipulated its search results to thwart rivals.

The Canadian Competition Bureau has notified Google that it has opened an inquiry into the company, and Google Canada spokeswoman Leslie Church said the company would "work cooperatively with the Competition Bureau to answer any questions they may have."

Competition Bureau spokeswoman Alexa Keating declined to confirm the probe, citing the...
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