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9.40.2. Obtaining Advice on the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business

  1. The primary source of policy advice on the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) for Public Works and Government Services Canada contracting officers is the Policy, Advice and Aboriginal Considerations Division (PAACD). Contracting officers can contact PAACD by sending an e-mail to
  2. Contracting officers should share with PAACD any advice on PSAB received from other sources before taking any action, in order to ensure a consistent approach to the implementation of PSAB. As well, any discrepancy in the information gathered by the contracting officer must be brought to the attention of PAACD. Contracting officers must document their files to include any advice received. The approval documents should include the rationale for any key decisions.