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Is Military Procurement Really Broken?

July 26, 2017

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July has been an “active” month it seems regarding the calling out of military procurement in Canada. With tantalizing headlines such as Botched procurement delays inflatable boats for military and After years of missteps, Canadian military officials hope procurement now on track, it is likely that most people have already concluded that our taxpayer dollars are being […]

Manitoba PC Party Throwing Rocks From Glass House RE Untendered Hydro Deal?

March 8, 2016

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Today it was revealed that a $85 million contract with Manitoba Hydro was not tendered. This is happening too often. Our Open Government Initiative will ensure that untendered contracts are truly the exception and are used only in exceptional circumstances. Sign your support:http://www.pcmanitoba.com/open_government The Manitoba PC Party’s opportunistic use of social media should be applauded. […]

How Tradeshift is using the power of factoring to drive adoption of its platform (Part 1) by Jon Hansen

October 12, 2013

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Many, many, many years ago I was featured on a CBC television program for an innovative Employee Purchase Plan or EPP that I developed that generated more than $1 million of high margin business over a six week period for a major computer manufacturer. For those who may not be familiar with the EPP concept, […]

CBC Radio One Interview: Consultants, Middlemen and the Government

April 29, 2009

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“Being an independent consultant can be very lucrative work. Your brains are hired for big projects and you can charge big bucks. But some consultants who work for the federal government say its not them making the big bucks . . . it’s the middlemen who hire them to do the government jobs. Now, more […]