This research paper, entitled “Electronic Reverse Auctions: Debunking Myths and Misconceptions” and prepared by Paul Emanuelli, addresses the core industry and vendor concerns regarding electronic reverse auctions. The paper, prepared as a presentation to The Procurement Office subscribers and [...]
This 2015 Student Transportation Competitive Procurement Report was prepared by a panel appointed by the Ontario Ministry of Education consisting of the Hon. Colin L. Campbell, Q.C., Paul Emanuelli, and Leo Gotlieb, and provides a review of recent student transportation RFPs [...]
A research paper prepared by Paul Emanuelli in support of the Yukon Procurement Panel Advisory Report entitled “Building a Better Framework for Open and Fair Competition” was recently tabled in the Yukon legislature for public release. As reported by NationalTalk, [...]
This paper on Demystifying Dialogue RFPs provides an overview of the purpose and use of Dialogue/BAFO RFPs in Canada and internationally. For standard construction projects, Canadian public sector institutions have tended to use the fixed-bid Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) format [...]
By Paul Emanuelli (This article was originally published in the September 2014 edition of Purchasing B2B magazine.) With fiscal cliffs looming on the horizon, public institutions are attempting to leverage their group purchasing power through federal standing offers, provincial vendor-of-record [...]
This White Paper on Group Purchasing commissioned by the National Joint Purchasing Alliance and released in July 2014 provides an in-depth overview of the industry practices and related legal rules that apply to cooperative purchasing across Canada.
This Report to Lethbridge City Council was prepared for the City of Lethbridge in April 2014 to assist them in assessing and evaluating a proposal by members of the public that the City’s real estate department be transformed into a [...]
This Submission to the Standing Committee on Social Policy was was presented by Paul Emanuelli during the legislative consultation process on the Broader Public Sector Accountability Act (Bill 122) on November 22, 2010.
This paper, Defending the Public Interest, was commissioned by the Ontario Public Buyers Association to provide a public sector perspective in response to the assertions raised in the September 2009 paper published by the Residential and Civil Construction Alliance of [...]
This Local Preference White Paper by Paul Emanuelli was commissioned by the Ontario Public Buyers Association and presented on March 31, 2009, to help inform the issue of Canadian content and local preference as it impacts public procurement in the Ontario municipal sector.