PM Breaches Conflict Law

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from the 2020 edition of The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its August 2019 report entitled Trudeau II Report, Canada’s Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner [...]

A Canadian Perspective on Sustainable Procurement

This article was presented at the Transatlantic Workshop on Sustainable Public Procurement in New York City, NY in April 2019. Download the presentation here. This discussion offers a Canadian perspective on sustainable public procurement and covers structural barriers to policy implementation and an [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Poor Planning Results in High-Cost Project Delays

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 December 2018 report entitled Metrolinx – LRT Construction and Infrastructure Planning, the Auditor General of Ontario found that [...]

Audit Finds Politicized Train Station Decisions

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 December 2018 report entitled Metrolinx – GO Station Selection, the Auditor General of Ontario found that the Ontario [...]

Court Dismisses $150 Million Claim Against NRFP

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 October 2018 decision in CG Acquisition Inc. v. P1 Consulting Inc., the Ontario Superior Court of Justice summarily [...]

Newfoundland Audit Finds Unethical Spending

By: Anna Krol In its September 2018 report titled Management of the Procurement of Goods and Services – Newfoundland and Labrador English School District, the Newfoundland Auditor General found Newfoundland and Labrador English School District (NLESD) to be persistently non-compliant [...]

No-Notice Debarment Breaches Fairness Rules

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 2018 decision in Interpaving Limited v. City of Greater Sudbury, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice – [...]