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About.com Network
About.com Network consists of 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 tools.


Arizona Procurement Information Exchange (AZPIX)
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 registered vendors.


BC Bid
The BC 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 Service
On the BIDS - Atlantic Canada's Bidding Service website, visitors may view tender opportunities and results, registration information and the Atlantic Provincial Procurement Agreement.


Business 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 Authority (CRHA)
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 department.


Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC)
The 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.


Canadian 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 (CIDA)
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 opportunities.


Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)
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.


City of Toronto
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 Toronto.


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.


Construction Opportunities On-Line Network
COOLNet is maintained to provide members of the Canadian Construction Association with construction project opportunity information across Canada.


Contracts 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.


Electronic 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 suppliers.


Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM)
This website provides information on FCM policy development, national programs, corporate development, as well as a buyers guide and press releases.


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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.


Interuniversity Services Inc.
Interuniversity 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 sites.


Procurement Opportunity and Delivery System (PODS)
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"

University 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.



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