Media Advisory - Retail Council of Canada Spokespeople Available for Interviews on Competition Tribunal of Canada Ruling on Credit Card Anti-Competitive Rules

TORONTO, July 22, 2013 /CNW/ - In anticipation of the ruling from the Competition Tribunal on the application to strike down restrictive and anti-competitive rules that Visa and MasterCard impose on merchants who accept their credit cards, Retail Council of Canada (RCC) has the following spokespeople available:

David Wilkes, Senior Vice President, Government Relations & Grocery Division

Diane J. Brisebois, President & CEO

In previous comments RCC has indicated its support for the Competition Bureau and its case before the Competition Tribunal.

Retail Council of Canada ( is the Voice of Retail.  Founded in 1963, RCC is a not-for-profit association which represents more than 45,000 stores of all retail formats, including department, grocery, independent merchants, regional and national specialty chains, and on-line merchants.

SOURCE: Retail Council of Canada

For further information:

or to book an interview, please contact:

Sharon Armstrong
Senior VP, Marketing and Communications
Direct Line: 416 467 3747
Cell: 416 574 2552

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