The Procurement branch is responsible for the management and oversight of purchasing across the Municipality. As the stewards of responsible public spending, Procurement has a fiduciary responsibility to ensure the Municipality’s spending be conducted with the highest level of transparency, openness, and fairness that affords equal access to all qualified suppliers and to the maintenance of public trust through adherence to our procurement principles.
The Indigenous Business Directory (IBD) is an online directory that allows procurement officers and the private sector to identify Indigenous businesses.
The IBD is designed to assist and support Indigenous businesses in the pursuit of business opportunities, including federal procurement. This is a public directory and available for use by all levels of government, as well as the private sector to identify Indigenous businesses. It is free to register.
Under the NWPTA, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba are the first jurisdictions in Canada to commit to full mutual recognition or reconciliation of their rules affecting trade, investment or labour mobility so as to remove barriers to the free movement of goods, services, investment, and people within and between the three provinces.
CanadaBuys is a suite of online procurement services launched by Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC). It significantly improves and streamlines how we do business, moving from paper-based to online processes.