Selling to Government
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over 700 guided sites organized into 36 channels with more than 50,000 subjects.
The Industry channel covers 25 subjects including purchasing, small business
information and logistics/supply chain, which feature articles and resource
Arizona Procurement Information Exchange
This comprehensive site lists the contact
information for the state's Senior Procurement Specialists and offers
information on how to do business with Arizona State. Visitors are invited to
register for the State of Arizona's Bidder List, view current contracts and
Bid website features opportunities for goods, services and construction as well
as bid results and links to the BC Purchasing Commission, the Government of BC
and the ministry of finance.
BC Purchasing Commission
From online tenders and bid results to a
list of master standing offers, the British Columbia Purchasing Commission
website provides both suppliers and public sector buyers with purchasing related
information, news and events.
BIDS - Atlantic Canada's Bidding
On the BIDS - Atlantic Canada's Bidding Service
website, visitors may view tender opportunities and results, registration
information and the Atlantic Provincial Procurement Agreement.
Development Bank of Canada
The BDC provides financial and
management services, targeting small business clients. The site offers
information on their products and services.
Calgary Regional Health
The CRHA website provides visitors
with information on their health plan for 2000-2003, on the health services
offered within the region, as well as information on their purchasing
Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC)
CCC assists Canadian exporters in selling products and services to public sector
buyers in world-wide markets. The CCC website provides links to Canadian
services, foreign opportunities and procurement information.
Council for Public-Private Partnerships
Established in 1993, the
Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships is a non-partisan and a
non-profit organization. The website provides information on memberships,
publications, conferences and the 1999 National Awards winners as well as the
2000 National Awards package.
Canadian International Development Agency
Interested in doing business
with CIDA? Check out this website to receive information on basic tips to doing
business with CIDA, the contracting process, getting funding and current
Canadian International Trade Tribunal
The CITT website deals with bid challenges on
Canadian government contracts arising under an international agreement. Visit
the site to view listings of procurement-related scheduled hearings, orders and
reasons, determinations and claims for costs or compensation.
City of Calgary
If you are interested in supplying The City with commodities, bidding on service contracts or construction projects, you'll find details here on open, closed and awarded tenders.
This is the official Toronto municipal
government site, offering information on the city and its services. As well, the
site offers information for businesses interested in selling to the City of
City of Toronto Tenders
This site provides
potential suppliers with information on current tenders and requests for
quotations, on getting on the bidder's list and on city policies.
Opportunities On-Line Network
COOLNet is maintained to
provide members of the Canadian Construction Association with construction
project opportunity information across Canada.
The Contracts Canada website enables
businesses and government buyers to see what the federal government buys and how
it buys. Publications and fact sheets about federal government policies and
practices are provided as well as supplier registration, historical contract
information and a list of federal government purchasers from a variety of
departments and agencies.
District School Board of Niagara
The site provides information on academic
resources, educational services, schools and employment opportunities, as well
as a link to the purchasing centre under the departments link.
Tender Network (ETN)
ETN offers electronic tendering
capabilities to public sector organizations. The site also offers news items,
product profiles and access to public sector opportunities for private sector
Federation of Canadian Municipalities
This website provides information on FCM policy
development, national programs, corporate development, as well as a buyers guide
and press releases.
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)
The INAC website details the
Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) developed to promote
Aboriginal businesses within the federal government procurement community. This
site also allows federal buyers to view the Aboriginal Supplier Inventory lists,
and enables Aboriginal businesses to register as suppliers.
Services Inc. is a non-profit company which was incorporated in 1984. The
website provides information on tender opportunities, links to members and
related purchasing sites.
MERX is a
national electronic tendering service, operated by Cebra Inc., which provides
procurement opportunities from federal, provincial and municipal governments,
universities, hospitals and school boards. Registered suppliers may search,
order and download documents directly as well as visit the pressroom for
information on seminars, events, speeches and articles.
Nova Scotia Public
Tenders Notice Service
This site provides
users with the Nova Scotia government's procurement policies. Visitors may view
tender notices, award notices and related links to other global procurement
Procurement Opportunity and Delivery System
PODS is an online tender opportunities network which
services all levels of government, crown corporations, health departments and
education departments. The site provides a business directory and links to
related public sector sites. Visitors may also subscribe for a two week trial.
Proposals That Win
The site is a resource centre for proposal writers and evaluators, offering a library of best practices, evaluator guidelines and winning proposals. Describes a training CD on "Creating Winning Proposals"
of Western Ontario Purchasing
The website of
the purchasing department at the University of Western Ontario includes
information about how to sell to the university, asset management and disposal,
supply contacts and how to buy goods and services.