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Pan Am organizers solicit new security bids

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News Public Sector Pan Am Games security contracts

In the wake of a controversial decision by the province to grant an $81-million private security contract to a Vancouver-based company for the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto, the organizing committee is starting the process to award a separate security deal for the protection of event sites.

A “request for information” (RFI) was issued on March 11 by the organizing committee for “security project/personnel management and planning” at the Pan Am Games. Interested companies were given just over two weeks to submit an application by the March 26 deadline. The process will lead ultimately to the awarding of a contract to provide security within the perimeter of events.

Read the full story on the Globe & Mail website here.

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