9.40.30. Notification to Indigenous Services Canada

Attention! As the transition to CanadaBuys is ongoing, Supply Manual references to ABE are to be interpreted as a generic system reference only. Users of the SAP Ariba environment should adapt their activities accordingly.

Buyers are advised to consult the tools available on CanadaBuys for guidance and procedures on completing procurement transactions in the SAP Ariba environment.

  1. Upon receipt and acceptance of a requisition for a PSIB set-aside procurement, contracting officers must inform the Business Development Directorate, Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).
  2. Notification to ISC must be sent, by email, before the release of the solicitation, to:
    Indigenous Services Canada
    Business Development Directorate
    Telephone: 1-800-400-7677
    Email: indigenousprocurement@sac-isc.gc.ca .
    The notification must include the following information:
    1. estimated dollar value;
    2. description of goods/services/construction;
    3. solicitation number;
    4. solicitation closing date; and
    5. buyer (name, and phone/fax numbers).
    In instances of sole source procurements, the notice to ISC must also include the name and address of the potential contractor.
  3. Within 15 working days after contract award, the contracting officer must advise the Business Development Directorate of the name of the contractor, the contract number, and the total estimated value of the contract.