The Federation of Canadian Municipalities Has Promoted QBS for Over A Decade
Selecting a Professional Consultant: The Recommended Best Practice
"The recommended consultant selection method...is a qualifications-based process. It ensures the selection of the most qualified and competent consultant to perform the work at a fair and reasonable price, and is a fair, transparent process, easily understood by all parties and supportable by those using the method, that ensures that opportunities to add value are not only provided for but also encouraged."
Read the complete 2006 Infraguide publication still used by the FCM here