Canadian Realtor group meets opposition over MLS rules

Antitrust enforcement agency said proposal could lead to inquiry

Member groups of the Canadian Real Estate Association have put off a decision on controversial changes to national Multiple Listing Service rules that were questioned by discount real estate brokers and a government antitrust enforcement agency.

The association, which is Canada’s equivalent of the U.S.-based National Association of Realtors, announced that it sought to strengthen the MLS trademark through the rule changes, which would have mandated additional services for brokers in or