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Virtual drop-in sessions with specialists from the Procurement Assistance Canada and other federal departments for discussions related to government procurement, business programs and support!

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.

Sam S. Wasson, CPA, CMA
Financial Reviewer, Outreach Coordinator
Team/Department: Scientific Research and Experimental Development, Canada Revenue Agency

Leah Gabretensae - Outreach Officer
Angelo Raimondo - Outreach Officer
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Outreach officers throughout Canada provide information sessions to help you understand which economic immigration options you can use to meet your hiring needs.

Marnie Fyten
Intellectual Property Advisor
Business Outreach
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)

IP Advisors help SMEs and entrepreneurs understand the strategic value of their IP, and can provide information and guidance as they develop an IP strategy for their business

Karla Petersen, MBA
Senior Innovation Advisor
Innovator's Experience Branch | Innovation Canada
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada | Government of Canada

Innovation Advisors are former entrepreneurs who understand what it takes to grow a business. They can leverage their extensive network of contacts to help you find, and take advantage of, all of the government programs and services at your disposal — from financing to technical advice to foreign market expertise

Fri, 11/26/2021 - 12:00 to 13:30
Mountain Standard Time (MST)
Event type
Procurement Assistance Canada seminars and events
Procurement Assistance Canada - Western Region
Event Language
Space Availability
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Online registration