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Federal Contractors Program
Your business has 100 employees or more and works on federal government contracts of $1 million or more? You must meet employment equity requirements.
The procurement process
Contact Government of Canada departments and agencies for contracting opportunities, and promote your products and services to them.
Doing business with NASA
Learn how to find opportunities and understand the procurement process of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
How to prepare a bid
Use this guide to help you bid on government opportunities so that you can sell your goods or services to the government.
Doing Business with the Ontario Government
Learn about Ontario's purchasing policies and how to sell your products and services to the government.
Bid on opportunities: The bidding process
Find out about contract bidding opportunities and the bidding process used by Public Services and Procurement Canada.
Promote yourself to government buyers
Find out how to increase your chances of becoming a supplier to the Government of Canada.
Tender for a contract
Learn how to identify potential contracts, what to include in your bid and how to draft it to have the best chances of success.
Price lists, estimates, quotations and tenders
Learn how to draw up a price list, prepare proposals and estimates, price a contract bid and present your prices to your customers.
Register for a standing offer with the Government of Canada to get a chance to sell your goods or services to government departments.
Become a pre-qualified supplier for the Government of Canada for certain goods and services.
What the government buys
From airplanes to paper clips, the Government of Canada buys many products and services. Learn more about what you can sell to the Government of Canada.
2. CALLS FOR TENDERS AND PROMOTION OF YOUR PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Trade agreements — Government procurement
Learn about Canada's main trade agreements and how their procurement provisions may affect your procurement contract.
Doing business in Canada
Find procurement opportunities for the federal, provincial and territorial governments.
SIMAP — European public procurement
Find information on European public procurement and opportunities to do business with the European Union and its member states.
SEAO Electronic Tendering System
Tender online for requests for proposals from the Government of Quebec.
Find Australian Government procurement opportunities.
Find opportunities to sell your goods or services to the United States government.
Contacts for GSIN Codes
Use this directory to identify and market yourself and your goods to purchasing managers in Public Works and Government Services Canada.
PEI tender opportunities
Are you interested in doing business with the Government of PEI? Find links to open tenders on the Procurement Services website.
Selling to the Manitoba Government
Extend your target market by selling to the Government of Manitoba.
Selling to the Government of Quebec
Find the information you need to do business with the Government of Quebec and benefit from Quebec government contracts.
Accelerated Growth Service
Does your company have annual sales of at least $5 million and show promising growth? You may be eligible for the CED support program.
Selling to the BC Government
Every year, the BC Government buys a wide range of goods and services from businesses of all sizes and types. Your business could be one of them.
MERX — Canadian Public Tenders
Find opportunities to sell your products or services to governments and other organizations using the MERX system.
Agreement on Ontario-Quebec Construction Labour Mobility
Under this agreement, you are ensured equal treatment when bidding or working on construction projects in Ontario and Quebec.
Alberta Purchasing Connection
Find opportunities to sell your products or services to the Government of Alberta and to other agencies.
Indigenous Business Directory
You can search for or register an Indigenous business in this directory of suppliers.
Procurement Services (Nova Scotia)
Find tender notices for goods, services and construction work from Nova Scotia government departments and public sector organizations.
Procurement — Yukon Government
You can access information on selling goods and services to the Yukon government.
Centralized Professional Services ePortal
If you are a professional or a specialist, you can register your business in this database to conduct business with the Government of Canada.
Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business
If you are Aboriginal and want to sell your goods or services to the government, find out how to apply for government contracts.
Use this system to have full access to all government of Saskatchewan requests for tenders.
Canadian Commercial Corporation
If you are pursuing contracts with foreign governments, the Canadian Commercial Corporation (CCC) can help.
Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
Get information about selling your goods and services to the Government of Canada.
Become an exporter
Get help accessing contracts for infrastructure or defence materials and services from foreign governments.
Tenders — Selling to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
Find out how you can bid on opportunities for selling goods and services to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Tenders — Government of Canada
Find opportunities to sell your products or services to the Federal Government through buyandsell.gc.ca.
Doing business with the Government of Nunavut
Find out how your Inuit- or Nunavut-owned business can provide goods and services to the Government of Nunavut.
Innovative Solutions Canada
Want to develop an innovative product for a department or agency of the Government of Canada? Apply for funding to help solve GOC challenges.
Innu Business Development Centre
Promote your company in the Innu Business Registry and find Innu businesses that are offering the goods and services you need.
Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)
If you are an innovator with ideas about solving defence and security challenges, you could get funding to develop your proposal.
Procurement Services – New Brunswick Opportunities Network
Find opportunities to sell your goods and services to government and other public sector bodies.
You can access information on Government of Yukon's contracting process and find out about current and anticipated tenders.
Learn about the process when submitting your proposal for the Build in Canada Innovation Program.
Register as a supplier
Do you want to sell to the Government of Canada? Find out how to register as a supplier and add your business to the database.
Office of the Procurement Ombudsman
1 866 734-5169
Reception and review of complaints on public procurement contracts - Dispute resolution service for disputes between suppliers and federal departments.