Canada: Government of Canada uses simplified procurement to award contract for digital services

15 Sept, 2017: The Government of Canada is committed to making its procurement process simpler and less burdensome for small businesses. The Honourable Scott Brison, President of the Treasury Board, and the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, announced Wednesday the awarding of a contract to improve the user experience of the government's Open by Default portal, a pilot initiative of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat (TBS).