An Industry Day about upcoming Environmental Response Equipment Program bid opportunities

August 15, 2018 – Gatineau - Public Services and Procurement Canada's Marine Services and Small Vessel Sector, in cooperation with Canadian Coast Guard and the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, is hosting an industry day in Gatineau on September 19, 2018 from 1:00 to 4:00 pm Eastern Time.

The objectives of this day are to help interested bidders understand the requirements of requests for proposals that are used to procure Environmental Response Equipment (ERE) as per the Oceans Protection Plan (OPP) and to better prepare a bid submission. Participants will be able to ask questions related to the bidding process and learn more about upcoming opportunities under the Environmental Response Equipment Program (EREP).

The Industry Day will:

  • provide the marine industry with information on how to understand and better respond to the Requests for Proposal (RFP) process
  • initiate discussions with the marine industry on the procurement process for ERE
  • respond to questions submitted by participants when registering for the Industry Day
  • inform the marine industry about upcoming ERE bid opportunities that will be published to support the OPP in 2019

Interested suppliers can participate in person or via WebEx.

How to participate

To attend the Industry Day session, please fill out the online registration form by September 14, 2018. Participants will receive a confirmation of their registration and details about the session by September 18, 2018.

For additional information regarding the Industry day please consult the Letter of Interest EREP: Industry Day Information and Engagement Session (F7047-180073/A) on

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