A contractor's worst nightmare is making a mistake in a tender and being stuck with a low bid. The next worse nightmare is submitting a winning bid but one which contains errors which arguably make the bid non-compliant.
What happens when both occur? Can the contractor get out of its low bid by its own errors?
That is the issue that the Manitoba Court of Queen's Bench recently dealt with in Manitoba Eastern Star Chalet Inc. v. Dominion Construction Co. Inc.
tenders, non compliance, withdrawal of bid, breach of contract, building contracts
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