Global Newsreel February 19, 2019

Google’s Toronto Waterfront Plans Under Fire, Maclean’s Warns of Cracks in the Sidewalk, and Florida Report Slams High-Cost Big Consulting Firms By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel features a series of controversial public land and infrastructure projects, including new [...]

Global Newsreel January 21, 2019

Florida Audit Finds Out-of-Control Municipal P-Card Spending, Arkansas Waste District Sole Sources Media Deal to Employee, and Lobby Group Mobilizes for Election to Direct Ship Deals to Quebec By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel includes out-of-control municipal P-Card [...]

Global Newsreel January 7, 2019

Competition Bureau and DCC Join Forces to Fight Bid-Rigging, US Reforms Call for More Transparency and a Museum Tender Gets Cancelled Over Unfair Insider Advantage Concerns By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features highlights from the end of [...]

Global Newsreel November 26, 2018

Fighter Jet Program Another Canadian Military Procurement in Shambles, No Canadian Pilots for Used Australian Jets, and Bid Protest Over Design Deal in $60 Billion Canadian Ship Building Program This week’s newsreel highlights include ongoing turbulence on the fighter jet file [...]

Global Newsreel November 12, 2018

Canada Moves Ahead with Overbudget Ship and Arachnophobia Costs Thousands By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock This week’s highlights focus Canada's go-ahead on an overbudget Canadian ship project, Florida pulling the plug on an overbudget ferry, Manitoba and Trinidad and property [...]

Global Newsreel November 5, 2018

Canada’s Supreme Court Rules Against Reopening 65-Year Old Contract and the Trans-Pacific Partnership is Ratified By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock This week our media monitoring team was tracking a Canadian court blocking the reopening of a 65-year old [...]

Global Newsreel October 29, 2018

Canada Selects Lougheed Martin for Ship Design Deal and Zimbabwe Seeks More Transparency With Procurement Reforms By Paul Emanuelli and Candace Hurlock In this week’s newsreel highlights Canada starts negotiations with Lougheed Martin to award the design deal in its [...]

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 [...]

Court Rejects Challenge to Women and Minority Owned Preferences

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2015 decision in David Riggins v. Polk County, the United States Court of Appeals dismissed an equal protection lawsuit launched by a white male who challenged the Polk County bidding procedures that allow women-owned [...]

Court Upholds Rejection of Unbalanced Bids

By Paul Emanuelli In its February 2015 decision in Montana Construction Corp Inc. v. J Fletcher Creamer & Son, Inc, the Superior Court of New Jersey, Appellate Division, upheld the Township of Lyndhurst’s rejection of an unbalanced bid. The case [...]