Ask OS’ME’ & Friends Anything!

New! CanadaBuys is the new official source for Government of Canada tender and award notices. This means you can now search for and bid on tender opportunities posted on CanadaBuys.

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Virtual drop-in sessions with specialists from the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises and other federal departments for discussions related to government procurement and more!

Connect for a few minutes to ask questions on doing business with the Government of Canada or stay for the hour.

  • Drop in for information nuggets related to procurement
  • Ask questions on how to sell goods and services to the Government of Canada
  • Learn about tools, resources, and innovative funding programs
  • Pick up tips on finding opportunities, bidding best practices, and more

Federal Department Friends:

Nigel Russell
CyberSecure Canada Regional Advisor
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada / Government of Canada / Tel: 587-337-0701 / TTY: 1-866-694-8389

CyberSecure Canada is a lite-touch cybersecurity audit designed specifically for SMEs and start-ups who want to ensure they are cyber protected. Businesses must show they are compliant in 13 areas of core cybersecurity to obtain the Cybersecure Canada Certification and, once certified, can strategically leverage the certification within their supply networks and value chains.

Audrey St-Cyr
Centre of Expertise in Agile and Innovative Procurement (CoEAP)
Centre d’expertise pour l’approvisionnement agile et novateur (CEAAN)
T: 873-355-3448

ScaleUp is a new social procurement initiative led by Shared Services Canada with the objective of making IT contracts more accessible to micro & small businesses that are either indigenous businesses or businesses owned/led by underrepresented groups.

Jeff Hohn
Trade Commissioner 
Regional Office of Alberta and Northwest Territories
Global Affairs Canada

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 12:00 to 13:30
Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)
Canada, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Quebec, National Capital Region, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Nunavut, Northwest Territories, Yukon
Event type
Procurement Assistance Canada seminars and events
Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Western Region
Event Language
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