Fairness Monitor

RFP Solutions Inc. (RFP Solutions), an independent third party was retained by the City of Greater Sudbury as a Fairness Monitor for the Greater Sudbury Event Centre (GSEC) project. RFP Solutions provided Fairness Monitoring services for both the request for pre-qualification (RFSQ) to short list Proponents in 2018, as well as the request for proposal (RFP) stage in 2021 and 2022 associated with the design-build of the GSEC.

Read the Fairness Monitor Interim Report (PDF, 236 KB) dated July 7, 2022.

This report covers the activities of the Fairness Monitor in relation to the RFP stage, which includes but is not limited to the following:

  • the RFP preparation by the City;
  • the solicitation period;
  • commercially confidential meetings with Proponents;
  • the City’s revision of the RFP process to a Progressive-Design-Build approach;
  • RFP closing; and
  • Evaluation of the RFP proposals to identify the Preferred Proponent.