Canada

Canadian Government Ranks Pricing Structures

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. The Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Supply Manual identifies a number of different contract pricing structures that may [...]

Low Bidder Forfeits Bid Bond After Failing to Close

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In its June 1997 decision in City of Wildwood v. Gibbs & Register Inc., the Florida Fifth District Court of [...]

Co-Operative Purchasing at a Crossroads

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. With fiscal cliffs looming on the horizon, public institutions are attempting to leverage their group purchasing power through federal standing [...]

Canadian and Global Newsreel 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 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 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 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 This week’s newsreel features Washington’s attack on Ottawa’s fighter jet RFP, Canada’s plan for more Arctic coast [...]

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 [...]

Global Newsreel 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 This week’s newsreel features allegations of inside advantage at the Collingwood [...]