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Defence deputy minister to start sweeping procurement – rules review this summer

by Emily Haws (feat. Dave Perry)

The Hill Times
June 13, 2018

Department of National Defence deputy minister Jody Thomas says she’ll work through the summer to review how the Canadian government buys defence equipment, with a view to paring down the procurement process to get projects out the door quicker.

That could even mean more use of sole-source contracts, when it doesn’t make sense to hold a competition.

She says the department wants to ensure the money outlined in Strong, Secure, Engaged—the government’s 20-year defence policy unveiled last year—is spent.

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