3: Sections in the Canada Post Act declaring that it is an offence for anyone other than the corporation to deliver local mail. In 2007, one think-tank said continuing the monopoly was a “slow-motion train wreck.”\n\n5: Locations in Canada, including Toronto and Montreal, served by car-sharing service Uber in early 2015. Cities and taxi regulators are launching multiple lawsuits to halt Uber’s spread.\n\n7.5: Billions of dollars Canada’s long distance telephone market is worth in 1992, when it is opened to competition. Six years later, regulators also end Bell Canada’s monopoly on local calls.\n\n22: Recommendations in a 2014 Canadian Bar Association report designed to ease restrictions in the legal profession. The first proposal would allow non-lawyers to own law firms.\n\n40: Percent of Canada’s current land mass over which the Hudson’s Bay Co. enjoyed a monopoly in trade between 1670 and 1868. The land was transferred to Canada in 1870 for £300,000.\n\n349: Millions of dollars allocated to help the Canadian Wheat Board pay employee severance and pensions in 2012 as the Crown corporation transitioned to an open market in wheat sales.\n\n1927: Year Ontario enacted legislation that limits beer sales to Brewers Retail locations. In January this year, a Toronto craft brewer launched a lawsuit challenging the monopoly legislation.