Join our team!

The Competition Bureau is looking for bright, energetic and motivated people from a variety of educational and work backgrounds who thrive in a team environment.

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Make a difference

A career with the Competition Bureau means working for an independent agency that plays a central role in driving competitiveness and innovation in the Canadian marketplace.

Join our team to help improve economic outcomes for all Canadians, and to give consumers and business the confidence they need to take part in the rapidly-evolving digital economy.

Supportive, rewarding work environment

The Competition Bureau is part of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, which has been named one of:

  • Canada's Top 100 Employers 2022;
  • National Capital Region’s Top Employers 2022;
  • Canada’s Best Diversity Employers 2022.

These awards recognize Canadian employers with exceptional human resources programs, forward-thinking workplace policies, and leading workplace diversity and inclusiveness programs.

We are also committed to the ongoing professional development of our employees. We offer a range of learning programs, from knowledge-based courses, such as industrial organization and law, to practical courses, such as interviewing techniques and effective negotiation. We strive to develop leaders and offer quality leadership development, including hands-on training and mentorship.

What we are looking for

  • good analytical thinking skills
  • strong teamwork and team building skills
  • strong oral and written communication skills
  • a commitment to quality and accuracy
  • resourcefulness and self-motivation
  • a desire to make a difference for Canadians

Never boring

There is no typical work day at the Competition Bureau. Depending on your position, on any given day you could:

  • take part in a trial before the courts or a hearing before the Competition Tribunal
  • assess the competitive impact of a proposed merger
  • take part in a search during an investigation
  • talk to Canadians about their concerns
  • interview the head of a corporation
  • speak at an international conference
  • draft an affidavit for Superior Court
  • conduct an on-site inspection under one of the labelling statutes
  • speak to the media as a Competition Bureau spokesperson
  • review sensitive business records
  • perform economic or legal research
  • write speeches for the Commissioner of Competition
  • help draft policy or legislation