OECD Reviews Canada in Wake of SNC-Lavalin Scandal, SNC-Lavalin Wins Major Deal with City of Ottawa, and Jamaica Revamps Procurement Regime

By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock

This week’s newsreel covers an OECD investigation into Canada’s federal interference scandal, Ottawa council’s controversial new LRT award to SNC-Lavalin, a $4 million bid-rigging fine levied against another Quebec engineering firm, and the federal government’s curious media relations strategy on the ship building file. In international news, the Pentagon faces “massive” legal issues on the cloud computing front, the UK faces a spec dispute on its ferry file, Europe agrees to a new whistleblower protocol, and Maryland and Jamaica both launch new procurement reforms.

OECD Reviews Canada in Wake of SNC-Lavalin Scandal

SNC-Lavalin Wins Major Deal with City of Ottawa

Council Questions Technical Compliance of SNC-Lavalin Bid

WSP Ordered to Pay $4 Million Bid-Rigging Fine

Feds Redirect Media Queries to Shipping Company

Pentagon Cloud Deal Faces “Massive” Legal Issues

UK Ferry Project Mired in Spec Dispute

Europe Agrees on Whistleblower Protocol

Maryland to Launch eProcurement System

Jamaica Revamps Procurement Regime

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