Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive
The purpose of the Directive is:
To ensure that publicly funded goods and services, including construction, consulting
services, and information technology are acquired by BPS organizations through a
process that is open, fair, and transparent;
Canadian Free Trade Agreement
An intergovernmental trade agreement signed by
Canadian Ministers that entered into force on July 1st, 2017. Its objective is to
reduce and eliminate, to the extent possible, barriers to the free movement of persons,
goods, services, and investments within Canada and to establish an open efficient,
and stable domestic market.
e-Laws provides online access to official copies of Ontario’s statutes and regulations.
A statute, also known as an Act, is a law passed by a Legislature.
Regulations are rules that set out the details and practical applications of the law.
GovDeals - Surplus Items
GovDeals provides services to various government agencies that allow them to sell
surplus and confiscated items via the Internet. Each participating agency has its
own auction rules and regulations and may be subject to government ordinances.
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Delivering vital programs, services, and products — ranging from health cards, drivers
licences, and birth certificates to consumer protection and public safety — to help
create a better quality of life for Ontario's families.
NIGP - The Institute for Public Procurement
Developing, supporting and promoting the public procurement profession through premier
educational and research programs, professional support, technical services and
advocacy initiatives that benefit members and constituents since 1944.
Ontario Public Buyers Association
The Ontario Public Buyers Association (OPBA) is a not-for-profit professional association
representing public procurement professionals throughout Ontario. We promote the
ethical and effective expenditure of public funds and encourage excellence in public
purchasing through our continuing professional development opportunities.
Robert’s Rules of Order
Robert's Rules of Order is America's foremost guide to parliamentary procedure.
It is used by more professional associations, fraternal organizations, and local
governments than any other authority.
Last fall, the Premiers of Ontario and Québec signed a memorandum of understanding
confirming their intention to reinvigorate and strengthen the trade relations between
the two provinces.
Statistics Canada produces statistics that help Canadians better understand their
country—its population, resources, economy, society and culture. In addition to
conducting a Census every five years, there are about 350 active surveys...
Supply Chain Management Association
The Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) is Canada’s largest association for
supply chain management professionals. We represent 7,500 members as well as the
wider profession working in roles that cover sourcing, procurement, logistics, inventory,
and contract management.