Canadian Case Law

Canadian Government Ranks Pricing Structures

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Supply Manual identifies a number of different contract pricing structures that may [...]

Low Bidder Forfeits Bid Bond After Failing to Close

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its June 1997 decision in City of Wildwood v. Gibbs & Register Inc., the Florida Fifth District Court of [...]

Co-Operative Purchasing at a Crossroads

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. With fiscal cliffs looming on the horizon, public institutions are attempting to leverage their group purchasing power through federal standing [...]

Auditor Calls for Intervention Due to Compliance Complacency

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase.  In Report of the Auditor General – 2017 Volume I, the Auditor General of New Brunswick found that the New [...]

Former Senior Advisor to Prime Minister Convicted on Influence Peddling

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its March 2018 decision in R. v. Carson, the Supreme Court of Canada upheld the conviction of a former [...]

Judicial Review Recognizes Non-Contract A RFP

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its January 2019 decision in Murray Purcha & Son Ltd. v. Barriere (District), the British Columbia Court of Appeal [...]

Project Tops $1 Billion After Major Scope Changes

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its 2012 Annual Report findings in Metrolinx – Regional Transportation Planning, the Auditor General of Ontario found that Metrolinx, [...]

Court Rejects Lost Profit Claim Against Dialogue RFP

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its January 2019 decision in Inzola Group Limited v. City of Brampton, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed [...]