Public Works

Procurement ombudsman raises issues about independence, government indifference

The Liberals' procurement PS, however, says the current structure is working 'quite effectively.'

Acting procurement ombudsman Lorenzo Ieraci says it's 'difficult' for the office he oversees to be perceived as wholly independent when it is legally part of Public Services and Procurement Canada. Photograph courtesy of the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman

By MARCO VIGLIOTTI

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 12:00 AM

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