Mayor Denis Coderre has cancelled a large contract to renovate the Biodôme for Montreal’s 375th anniversary after the bids came in at more than double an estimate of $14.2 million for the work. 872 more words
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Take a construction company’s prices for a tonne of gravel and a tonne of concrete plus what it pays to rent and transport its equipment, and you’ve got a formula that’s as vital to keep secret as the recipe for Coca-Cola. 3,246 more words
Starting next month, contractors who have done shoddy work for Montreal can be barred from getting future city contracts.
“If you have a contractor that has done a bad job installing a bathroom in your house, you don’t hire that contractor again,” said Dimitrios Jim Beis, the executive committee member in charge of public contracts. 593 more words