Newsreel for August 19, 2019

Trudeau Broke Conflict Rules in SNC-Lavalin Affair, PM “Takes Responsibility” for Ethics Violation, and Puerto Rico Plagued by Hurricane Contract Issues By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, Canada’s PM breaks the federal conflict law, Australia plays catch-up on [...]

Newsreel for August 12, 2019

Feds Politicize Ship Program as Election Looms, Bid Protest Over BC Oil Tanker Towing Deal, and Procurement Corruption Triggers South African Strike By Paul Emanuelli This week’s global newsreel includes naval procurement controversies and SNC-Lavalin intrigues in Canada, summit-related [...]

Newsreel for August 6, 2019

Federal NDP Recycles Canadian Content Policies, Manitoba Liberals Push Protectionist Platform, and Rolls Royce Charged with Corruption in India By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s newsreel, the federal NDP recycles Canadian content policies, Manitoba Liberals call for provincial preference [...]

Canadian and Global Newsreel for July 2, 2019

Union Sues Toronto For Closed Shop Tendering, Hamilton Opens Door to Open Competition, and New Zealand Doubles Down on Sustainable Procurement By Paul Emanuelli  In this week’s newsreel, Toronto and Hamilton part company on close-shop tendering while the Phoenix [...]

Global Newsreel for June 24, 2019

Lockheed’s F-35 Deal the Biggest Procurement in History, Oracle Alleges Rigged Bidding in Military Cloud Deal, and ASEAN Deal to Buffer China-US Trade Tensions By Paul Emanuelli  In this week’s newsreel, the US locks in on the biggest government procurement [...]

Global Newsreel for June 10, 2019

Canada Capitulates in F-35 Strategy, Saskatchewan Auditor Slams eHealth Improprieties, and World Bank Debarments Crack Down on Collusion By Paul Emanuelli  In this week’s newsreel, Canada caves to US pressure in the F-35 program, Saskatchewan is slammed for eHealth improprieties, [...]

Global Newsreel for May 13, 2019

US Claims Ottawa’s New Jet RFP Biased Against F-35, Canada Considers More Arctic Coast Guards Ships, and Study Shows Procurement Technology Gap By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features Washington’s attack on Ottawa’s fighter jet RFP, Canada’s plan for more [...]

Global Newsreel for April 22, 2019

Former MP Denies Inside Advantage in Collingwood Inquiry, Greek Prosecutors Claim $35 Million EU Paid in Telcom Bribes, and City of Ottawa Under Scrutiny Over SNC-Lavalin LRT Evaluation By Paul Emanuelli  This week’s newsreel features allegations of inside advantage at [...]

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 [...]