Newfoundland and Labrador rewriting purchasing rules

Proposed move sparks controversy among legislators

July 13, 2012
by Purchasing b2b staff

The provincial government of Newfoundland and Labrador is in the process of an overhaul of the rules it uses for procurement. The legislation is scheduled to make it into the province’s House of Assembly this fall.

And while proponents of the move say it will give the government more flexibility in its purchasing decisions, critics worry it will reduce transparency in the government’s buying process.

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