Airbus and Boeing to Withdraw Bids Over F-35 Bias, Feds Evacuate Vibrating Windsor Building, and Kenyan Officials Says Hire Deaf Staff to Fight Corruption

By Paul Emanuelli

In this week’s newsreel, the federal government faces allegations of biased specifications in its fighter jet RFP and a building evacuation in Windsor, Alberta cuts treaty exceptions in favour of open tendering, Bombardier cuts jobs in Thunder Bay, and a BC audit slams sole-sourced liquor deals.

In regional news, Puerto Rico and St. Kitts call for procurement reforms, while the Pentagon’s cloud bid continues to cause controversy. Meanwhile, in other global news, Malta faces criticism over a casino sole-source, a bid dispute stalls a major Bank of Korea project, Nepal awards a national ID deal to a non-compliant bid, and a Kenyan official proposes a unique anti-corruption solution.

Airbus and Boeing to Withdraw Bids Over F-35 Bias

Feds Evacuate Vibrating Windsor Building

Alberta Opens Competition by Cutting CFTA Exceptions

Bombardier Cuts Thunder Bay Jobs as Contracts Wind Down

Thunder Bay Mayor Calls for Can-Con to Save Bombardier Jobs

BC Audit Slams Sole-Sourcing Liquor Contracts

Puerto Rico Governor Calls for Procurement Reforms

Former St Kitts-Nevis Minister Calls for Anti-Corruption Reforms

Republicans Call on Trump to Intervene in Pentagon Cloud Bid

Malta Facing Potential Claims in Casino Direct Award Deal

Bid Dispute Stalls Construction of Bank of Korea Headquarters

Nepal’s National ID Deal Goes to Non-Compliant French Bid

Kenyan Officials Says Hire Deaf Staff to Fight Corruption

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