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Changes to the government of Canada’s procurement policies

On July 3, 2015, Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) announced a new government-wide integrity regime for procurement and real property transactions. While the spirit of PWGSC’s “Ineligibility and Suspension Policy” is consistent with previous iterations of the federal government’s procurement practices, the contents of this policy are notably different.

 

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Cross-border price discrimination: Increased powers for the commissioner of competition

On December 9, 2014, new legislation, referred to as the Price Transparency Act, was tabled in Parliament to target “unjustified” cross-border price discrimination.

 

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