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 [...]

Global Newsreel August 20, 2018

Premature Award Disclosure Prompts Compensation Order and Changes to The Construction Lien Act By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel features a new case note by legal counsel Anna Krol covering a compensation order against the Canadian [...]

Global Newsreel Update – May 14, 2018

Procurement Ethics Bill Approved in New York State and the Battle Over $10 Billion DoD Cloud Computing Deal By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is taking note of new bills approved in New York State, [...]

Global Newsreel Update – April 16, 2018

Former Ontario Chief of Staff Sentenced and Ontario Removes Supplier Subscription Fees By: Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week, our Media Monitoring Team is following the sentencing of Ontario's former Chief of Staff, suspected political connections to Illinois tollway sole [...]

Winning Defence Costs Millions in Unpaid Expenses

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2017 decision in Kaymar Rehabilitation Inc. v. Champlain Community Care Access Centre, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice rejected a lost profit claim by an unsuccessful incumbent supplier. After bidding on a therapy services [...]

No Damages Against Non-Compliant Bid Award

By Paul Emanuelli In its June 2016 decision in Graillen Holdings Inc. v. Orangeville (Town), the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dismissed a construction tendering claim against a municipality that awarded to a non-compliant bidder after concluding that the municipality [...]

Court Orders Disclosure of Negotiated Contract Terms

By Paul Emanuelli In its March 2016 decision in Accenture Inc. v. Ontario (Information and Privacy Commissioner) and Metrolinx, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice Divisional Court upheld an order of the Information and Privacy Commissioner directing the disclosure of [...]

Former Advisor to Canadian P.M. Guilty of Lobbying Offences

By Paul Emanuelli In its September 2016 decision in R. v. Carson, the Ontario Court of Justice found the defendant, who was a former public office holder for the purposes of the Lobbying Act, guilty of breaching the anti-lobbying code. [...]

Advocate Daily Reports on Student Transportation Review

This article from the Advocate Daily features an interview with the Hon. Colin Campbell on the Student Transportation Competitive Procurement Review Report prepared by an independent review panel appointed by Minister of Education Liz Sandals. The three-member panel — comprised [...]

Student Transportation Competitive Procurement Review Report

This 2015 Student Transportation Competitive Procurement Review Report was prepared by a panel appointed by the Ontario Ministry of Education consisting of the Hon. Colin L. Campbell, Q.C., Paul Emanuelli, and Leo Gotlieb, and provides a review of recent student transportation [...]