Updates to the For Government section on Buyandsell.gc.ca

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September 3, 2020 - Buyandsell.gc.ca is making some changes to the For Government section of the site in order to make it easier for government buyers to find the procurement links and information they need.

What has changed in the For Government section of Buyandsell.gc.ca?

  • The For Government menu is reduced to only contain key links to important pages
  • A link to the For Government homepage can be found in the menu
  • Sections in the For Government homepage are more closely aligned with the information pages found in the For Government section

Changes made to the For Government menu and homepage

New link Former link What's in this section?
Learn about selling to the Government of Canada Buying for the Government of Canada Overview of procurement process and steps to take as a buyer for the Government of Canada:

  • Best practices in buying
  • Completing and submitting a requisition
  • Bid solicitation
  • FAQs on Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements
  • Buying for non-federal governments and other organizations
Procurement training Procurement Training course list The course catalogue for Government of Canada procurement specialists
Procurement Forms Top Tasks Links to important procurement forms:

  • The PSPC Forms Catalogue
  • Standard Procurement Templates
  • Call-Up Against a Standing Offer
  • Federal call-up forms
  • Security Requirements Check List (SRCL)
Online tools and resources for buyers Online tools for Government buyers A list of publications, templates and online tools and applications for buyers:

  • Tender Management Application (TMA)
  • Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement Application (SOSA App)
  • Shared Services Canada
  • Supplier information
  • Browse Goods and Services Identification Number (GSIN) codes
  • Most popular Goods and Services
Supplier information Find a supplier A link to the Supplier Information database
Policy and guidelines Policy and guidelines A link to the Policy and guidelines section of Buyandsell.gc.ca:

  • Standard Acquisition Clauses and Conditions (SACC) Manual
  • Supply Manual
  • Trade Agreements
  • Other rules and regulations for procurement
Find a Standard Acquisition Clauses and Conditions (SACC) Manual item Find clauses and conditions in the SACC Manual A link to the search page for the SACC Manual
Search the Supply Manual Search the Supply Manual Link to the search page with the filter for the Supply Manual applied
Procurement advice and support Advice and support Communities and contacts that provide advice and support to help federal government departments and agencies achieve their procurement objectives:

  • Client Advisory Board
  • Procurement community on GCpedia
Initiatives and Programs Initiatives and Programs A link to the initiatives and programs section of Buyandsell.gc.ca including:

  • PSPC - Buying and selling
  • Canadian Collaborative Procurement Initiative
  • Certification Program for the Federal Government procurement and materiel management community
  • Contract Security Program
  • Controlled Goods Program
  • Electronic procurement solution
  • Green Procurement
  • Smart Procurement
  • Other government procurement initiatives and programs
Contacts for buyers Contacts for Government Buyers Contacts to help buyers including:

  • Account managers for government buyers
  • Contact Acquisitions
  • Tender Management Application contacts
  • GSIN code contacts
  • Contract Security Program contacts
  • Customer Information System
  • The national InfoLine
  • Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) regional offices
See all New For Government landing page