Canada GovWin Recon – May 26, 2023
Published: May 26, 2023
GovWin's Canada Recon highlights key industry developments in government technology, policy, budget, and vendor activities to support awareness of the issues impacting Canadian government procurement.
There was no GovWin Canada Recon posted last week, so this edition covers two weeks’ worth of news.
- The RCMP at the crossroads
- Ottawa argues in legal document it is not responsible for paying for First Nations policing
- Breaking news: Federal privacy commissioner’s investigation into OpenAI expands
- Enforce the CUSMA or it won't be 'worth the paper it's printed on,' top U.S. business leader says
- Ottawa to join B.C. class action accusing McKinsey of ‘reckless’ opioid marketing
- Rise in extreme wildfires linked directly to emissions from oil companies in new study
Provincial and Territorial
- Mapping the Alberta wildfires, and how the smoke is affecting much of Canada
- Alberta wildfires destroy two million acres of land
- Manitoba Crown corporation head ousted after review, board chair says
- TELUS invests C$65.5 billion to increase connectivity in Ontario and Western Canada
- Ford inks deal to buy lithium for electric car batteries from Quebec’s Nemaska Lithium
Municipal / MASH Sector
- Ottawa pledges $12M to upgrade water services for Sioux Valley Dakota Nation
- (Toronto Metropolitan University) How will migrants integrate into Canadian society? This 7-year program hopes to find out
- City’s first accessible playground opens in Waterloo Park
- Doug Ford says province will offer more money to keep EV battery plant in Windsor
GovWin’s Canada Recon is a weekly newsletter highlighting government contracting news and analysis from around the Canadian government contracting world. It is published every Friday.