Canada: New West partnership provinces agree to procurement dispute rules

20 Feb 19: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba agreed that the changes will provide suppliers with a more efficient and timely way to resolve procurement concerns. “The agreement establishes a single dispute resolution procedure for procurement under multiple trade agreements, simplifying the process for suppliers,” said Manitoba Growth, Enterprise and Trade Minister Blaine Pedersen in a news release. “The New West Partnership Trade Agreement works to reduce trade barriers and support a thriving interprovincial market..