Integrity framework coverA 2014 report on Public Works and Government Services Canada’s (PWGSC) Integrity Framework suggests that the economic costs of PWGSC’s new rules could be significant.

The report, authored by Dawson Strategic and Ciuriak Consulting, outlines the potential consequences of the updated rules, concluding that annual sales for a typical company disqualified for bidding on public works projects would drop by $351 million and force it to fire more than 400 Canadian workers.

The report’s release was covered in the Globe and Mail and the Canadian Press.

Download and read the full report here.