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20 February 2018

The Doing Business with Government Information Clinic is your opportunity to attend seminars that will help you learn how to do business with the Government of Canada, the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto. You will learn how each level of government does its purchasing, and how to include these groups as your customers! You will also be able to engage individually with purchasing officials from various other levels of government from the Greater Toronto Area.


Government of Canada:

  • Understanding the Procurement Process
  • Registering in Supplier databases
  • Build Relationships
  • Search for Opportunities
  • Obtaining Security Clearances
  • Bid on Opportunities
  • Information on the Build in Canada Innovation Program

Government of Ontario:

  • Government Procurement Policy and Process
  • New Request for Bids and e-Tendering Services
  • How to Prepare a Bid Response
  • Marketing to the Ontario Government
  • Review of our website

City of Toronto:

  • Overview of the City of Toronto's Procurement Process
  • Key Purchasing Policies and Procedures
  • What We Procure on Behalf of Our Clients
  • The Role of Materials Management
  • How to Bid on City of Toronto Business Opportunities

Following the seminars and light networking lunch the 1-on-1 meetings with presenters and purchasing officials from the other levels of government will take place. Registration for these meetings occur at check-in. Please see registration link for details.

To attend this session, you must be registered. Please note the sessions fill up fast and are on first come, first served basis. The seminars are offered in English.