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Engineering executive's name appears 29 times in Zampino's agenda, affidavit reveals

The head of an engineering firm that oversaw the awarding of the city of Montreal’s ill-fated $355.8-million water-management contract appears 29 times in the agenda of former top city councillor Frank Zampino for meetings during the process that was to be managed by the firm and some top city bureaucrats, newly released portions of an affidavit by Quebec provincial police reveal. 651 more words

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Old Montreal business owners angered by sidewalk repairs

Joëlle Green figures the orange road cones around the city have cost her at least 80 per cent of the business at her clothing accessory shop in Old Montreal in the past four years. 1,138 more words

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Courts Limit Administration's Discretion in Public Contracts

Recent rulings by two administrative courts in Italy have restricted the discretion of public entities in the award of public contracts without open procurement procedures, in particular in the healthcare sector. 531 more words

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Using Apprentices on California Public Works Projects

New Case Clarifies Use of Apprentices on Public Works:  Use of Craft Labor Rather than Pipefitter Apprentices Is Appropriate On Water Projects When On-Site Journeymen Were Union Laborers. 358 more words

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Using Apprentices on Public Works Projects

New Case Clarifies Use of Apprentices on Public Works: Use of Craft Labor Rather than Pipefitter Apprentices Is Appropriate On Water Projects When On-Site Journeymen Were Union Laborers… 332 more words

Gibbs Giden Locher Turner Senet & Wittbrodt LLP

More contract bidders to be vetted under provincial decree

The number of companies that will require a background check and authorization to bid on certain types of public contracts is expected to double under a provincial decree passed in late May. 468 more words

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Little fish in a bid pond? How SMEs can break into public sector procurement.

A lot of potential suppliers to the public sector are put off by the amount of work it takes to become tender ready and what seems to be a chicken and egg situation where you need references to pass the PQQ (selection) stage but can’t get references until you win a contract! 1,136 more words

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