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WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? July 2011
« on: July 04, 2011, 06:30:05 »
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? July 2011
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2011, 06:33:22 »
Wanted:  someone to teach the Ombudsman's staff how to write better - highlighted correction mine  ;D:
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.... The Office’s operations division is seeking to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the critical thinking, analysis and writing abilities of its staff. Headed by a Director General, the operations division is comprised of intake officers, complaint analysts and investigators, about 35 employees. Complaints from constituents are received by the intake section via telephone, online submissions, and by written correspondence. After an initial review of the disclosure, the intake officer provides the client with information, refers them to other mechanisms or forwards their file to a complaint analyst for early resolution or for investigation. If the issue requires a more in-depth review or is complex, the file is forwarded to the investigations unit. The types of written documents produced by the operations division include correspondence to constituents, senior military officers and other stakeholders, complaint summaries, administrative investigation reports, and formal written reports submitted to the Minister ....
More in attached bid document.
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? July 2011
« Reply #5 on: July 08, 2011, 07:31:49 »
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Re: WHAT'S CANADA BUYING? July 2011
« Reply #13 on: July 23, 2011, 06:59:00 »
Wanted:  Someone to do a survey of what’s where at the CFB Stadacona Naval Cemetery ....
This from The Canadian Press:
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They are scattered throughout a small military cemetery in Halifax — dozens of weathered headstones dating back more than a century, bearing the names of seamen and civilians associated with the Royal Navy.

The grave markers were meant to stand as enduring tokens of respect, but they also serve as a reminder of the many more men, women and children buried here whose names cannot be found on any memorial.

Now the Department of National Defence has launched a project in hopes of preserving potentially hundreds of unmarked graves at Canadian Forces Base Halifax.

"The hope is to find out where all these graves are," says historian Rick Sanderson, executive director of the Maritime Command Museum located on the base.

"The graveyard is very important to the navy because the origins of the Canadian navy are with the British navy and to a certain extent, the French navy as well."

The federal government wants to hire experts to carefully scan the grassy 0.6-hectare site to determine how many bodies are buried there.

"The main objectives of the project are to protect the dignity of those who are buried there and preserve the integrity of this important cultural landscape," reads a tender posted by Public Works and Government Services Canada, on behalf of the Department of National Defence ....
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