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Thursday, June 30, 2016 @ 8:00 PM | By Jamie Spotswood

The Toronto Real Estate Board (TREB) has engaged in anti-competitive acts, according to Canada’s Competition Tribunal. A recent decision of the tribunal resolves, at least for now, a long-standing dispute between TREB and the commissioner of competition about restrictions the board imposes on its members’ use of Multiple Listing Service (MLS) information on their virtual office websites (VOWs).

TREB is Canada’s largest real estate board, serving the interests of approximately 42,500 members. The MLS is an information system that allows real estate agents to share data...