Canadian press released interesting news for the ebook lovers, the three major publishers signed agreement, according to which in Canada ebook lovers can have attractive discounts on ebook. As per the agreement signed with the Canadian competition authorities, retailers can sell ebooks written by these major publishers including Holtzbrinck, Simon & Schuster and Hachette, at a discount, however the practice is limited to their contracts.
These major publishers have signed agreement with competition bureau that has apple an ebook retailer. However there was also one previous 2014 agreement involving these three publishers and Harper Collins was revised by the tribunal in June 2016 after the two consecutive years of litigation with kobo an ebook retailer spun off from indigo books.
Even this year competition tribunal clarify the specifications of the future agreements with the publishers and even in 2017 deal Harper Collins did not signed the agreement