Ontario Centralization Aims to Save $1 Billion Annually, Philpott Launched More Friendly Fire in SNC-Lavalin Affair, and Arkansas Bill to Increase Sole-Source Limits Stalled

By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock

In this week’s newsreel, Ontario aims at $1 billion in procurement savings through increased centralization, the feds face more friendly fire on the SNC-Lavalin interference front, and the Crown is slammed for delaying charges in the naval leak prosecution. In global news, South Korean suppliers are fined $127 million for bid-rigging in US naval fuel contracts, Israel’s opposition calls for an inquiry on the submarine scandal, Russia closes a $2 billion jet deal with Egypt, the EU blocks China from government bids, Belarus launches a micro procurement platform, local firms are cut out of Scottish reforms, and an Arkansas bill to increase sole-source limits stalls in the legislature.

Ontario Centralization Aims to Save $1 Billion Annually

Philpott Launched More Friendly Fire in SNC-Lavalin Affair

Crown Criticized for Waiting Two Years to Charge Procurement Official

South Korean Suppliers Pay $127 Million for Rigging US Contracts

Israel Opposition Calls For Inquiry Over Sub Scandal

Egypt to Buy $2 Billion in Russian Jets

EU Blocks Chinese Access to Public Projects

Belarus Launches Micro Purchasing Platform

Local Firms Cut Out of Scottish Reforms

Arkansas Bill to Increase Sole-Source Limits Stalled

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