Resources for Businesses

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Publications and documents for businesses

Forms for businesses

Online tools for businesses

  • the Tenders minisite - the Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS), which buyers must use to publish tender opportunities and related procurement notices that are subject to trade agreements and other departmental policies.
  • GSIN Codes - Businesses use Goods and Services Identification Number codes to identify the goods and/or services they provide when registering in the Supplier Registration Information (SRI) system as potential suppliers to the federal government. As well, GSIN codes connect all of the procurement data on, including Tenders, Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements, and Contract History.
  • Contract History - contains information on contracts awarded by PWGSC on behalf of all federal government departments and agencies since 2009.
  • Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements (SOSA) - is open data about active standing offers and supply arrangements for goods and/or services held by pre-qualified suppliers. Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) issues standing offers and supply arrangements on behalf of all federal departments and agencies.
  • Supplier Registration Information (SRI) - is a database of registered suppliers interested in selling to the federal government.
  • The Government is moving federal procurement online. During this transition, you may be able to bid on some tender opportunities through the electronic procurement solution. Find out more.
  • Learn to navigate the federal procurement process - Access and download reference sheets, seminar notes and other tools developed by Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC).