About SOSA

The Government of Canada needs products and services in support of Canada’s response to COVID-19.

Learn how to supply a needed product or service

With Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements (SOSA), you can find out what the Government of Canada buys in your industry or find a partner to help to fulfill requirements in Government of Canada opportunities.

What is SOSA?

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.

Visit the following Web pages to read more About Standing Offers and About Supply Arrangements.

How do I use SOSA

On Buyandsell.gc.ca, SOSA data is available by downloading it as bilingual open data on the Download SOSA Data page or you can Search Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements (SOSA).

Learn how to use SOSA data on the Get Started with SOSA page.

How does SOSA work?

SOSA is organized by the official supplier names of holders of standing offers and supply arrangements issued by PWGSC.

On the search results page, SOSA can be filtered using search facets, such as Good or Service, Location, Department or Supplier name. As well under the Procurement Data search facet, SOSA can be further filtered by type of standing offers.

How often is SOSA updated?

SOSA data is updated weekly.

What are the Goods and Services Identification Number (GSIN) codes for mandatory standing offers and supply arrangements?

Find the mandatory standing offers and supply arrangements on the Get Started with GSIN Codes page.