Ottawa Backs Off on Economic Benefits in Jet RFP, Phoenix Bill Rises By Another $137 Million, and Malawi’s Ballot Paper Contract Goes to High Bidder

By Paul Emanuelli 

In this week’s newsreel, Ottawa backs off in the face of US pressure on local economic benefits criteria for the fighter jet RFP, the Phoenix bill rises (again), the Feds create a procurement accessibility office, a DND fraud trial begins in Halifax at the same time the Halifax auditor raises red flags in P-Card spending, and the Saskatchewan opposition questions the track record of the new eHealth CEO. In US news, the Pentagon diverts $1.5 billion from other portfolios to build the wall and New Mexico calls for an audit into bid protest costs, while in global news Malawi’s new paper ballot tender comes under fire.

Ottawa Backs Off on Economic Benefits in Jet RFP

Phoenix Bill Rises By Another $137 Million

Feds Create Procurement Accessibility Office

Halifax Trial Begins in DND Fraud Case

Halifax Audit Finds $36K in Questionable P-Card Spending

Opposition Questions New eHealth Saskatchewan CEO

Pentagon Diverts $1.5 Billion to Pay for Wall

Bid Protest Costs Spark Audit in New Mexico

Malawi’s Ballot Paper Contract Goes to High Bidder

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