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‘Slower than ideal’: Hill contractors face long delays to pass complex security screens

The completion rate for complex screens is ‘distressingly low,’ says one MP but PSPC says recent ‘streamlining’ efforts have increased the pace from the 34 per cent to 54 per cent granted within 75 days, proving new measures are addressing the problem.

Safety critics NDP MP Matthew Dubé, left, and Conservative MP Pierre Paul-Hus with Public Services and Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough, centre. Two-thirds of government contractors wait more than 75 days for PSPC to process complex security screenings. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017 12:00 AM

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