Newsreel for August 26, 2019

Liberals Accused of Buying Votes With $3B Sole-Source, Halifax Shipyard Awarded $500M Maintenance Deal, and Trinidad Senator Wins Millions in Government Deals By Paul Emanuelli In this week’s global newsreel update, Canada doubles down on pre-election spending, the US [...]

Managing Fair Evaluations [Recording Available]

Fair evaluations are a core requirement of the public tendering process. Join us for the repeat broadcast of our popular February 2018 webinar, where we feature a series of bid protest determinations from the New York Office of the State [...]

A Rapid Action Plan for Process Improvement

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. Ongoing developments in the procurement field have put us under an unprecedented level of scrutiny and an unprecedented volume of [...]

How Do You Measure Up? Analyzing Five Years’ Data

By Paul Emanuelli This article is an excerpt from The Art of Tendering: A Global Due Diligence Guide, which is available for purchase. In the fall of 2013, The Procurement Office released its first due diligence survey to public institutions across Canada. Based [...]

Global Newsreel for March 18, 2019

OECD Reviews Canada in Wake of SNC-Lavalin Scandal, SNC-Lavalin Wins Major Deal with City of Ottawa, and Jamaica Revamps Procurement Regime By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel covers an OECD investigation into Canada’s federal interference scandal, Ottawa council’s [...]

Orbidder: First-Year Update [Recording Available]

From federal institutions to public agencies, from municipalities to education- and health-sector entities, our Orbidder system is now spanning six times zones across North America and serving public institutions at all levels of government. Join our first-year anniversary webinar to [...]

Tribunal Rules on Passive Assessments of Written Submissions

By Anna Krol In its March 2018 determination in AirClean Systems Canada v. Department of Public Works and Government Services, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) dealt with a challenge to the assessment of public health and safety criteria [...]

Launching Our Sunshine State Campaign

After years of successful operations across Canada and the Caribbean, and following our January 2018 launch into New York State, The Procurement Office is pleased to announce the latest phase of our ongoing expansion into the United States with our [...]

Launching Our Empire State Campaign

After years of successful operations across Canada and the Caribbean, The Procurement Office is pleased to announce our expansion into the United States with our 2018 Empire State Campaign. This new initiative features the best of our well-established procurement services, [...]

Orbidder Update [Recording Available]

Join us for a walk-through of our latest Orbidder updates, functionalities and further expansion. Thinking about taking Orbidder out for a test drive? Here's your chance to get a preview. Want to ensure your RFx documents are treaty-compliant and consistent? [...]