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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 [...]

USA Newsreel July 2, 2019

Amazon Counters Oracle Bid Protest in Cloud Dispute, US Supreme Court Backs Confidential Business Information, and Trump and Trudeau Seal Trade Deal By Paul Emanuelli  In this week’s newsreel, Amazon launches a counter-attack against Oracle’s bid protest, the US Supreme [...]

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 [...]

Global Newsreel March 25, 2019

Ontario Centralization Aims to Save $1 Billion Annually, Philpott Launched More Friendly Fire in SNC-Lavalin Affair, and Arkansas Bill to Increase Sole-Source Limits Stalled By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock In this week’s newsreel, Ontario aims at $1 billion in procurement [...]

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 14, 2019

Judge Rules For Brampton in $28.5 Million Lost Profit Lawsuit, New California Governor Calls for Faster Procurement, and Small Incumbent Cut Out of Large Retender By Paul Emanuelli and Jenna Peacock This week’s newsreel includes an Ontario court decision for Brampton [...]

Global Newsreel December 17, 2018

South African Suppliers Call For Local Content Rules, India Applies Local Preference to Auto Tenders, and Bombardier Loses VIA Train Tender By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel includes a New Brunswick case allowing a low-bid bypass for local preference, [...]

Global Newsreel December 10, 2018

Ontario Audit Questions Waterfront Toronto RFP, Risk of “Raw Deal” in Military Sole-Sourcing, and CARICOM Portal Opens Bidding Across Caribbean By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s newsreel highlights include audit concerns over advanced disclosures and tight bid timeframes in Waterfront [...]

Global Newsreel October 15, 2018

A Featured Position in our Procurement Resource Office and Four Priorities for Canada’s New Procurement Ombudsman By Paul Emanuelli and Lisa Kuechler This week’s Newsreel includes our new Featured Position from the Procurement Resource Office, along with the latest [...]