Outreach and engagement events—by date

We offer seminars to individuals and groups at our Regional Office in Toronto. We cover a range of subjects from the fundamentals of the procurement process, obtaining security clearance, bidding on opportunities, supplying professional services to defence and security procurement.

Please click on a link to register for the event.


Categories:  OSME Seminars = OSME Seminars  One-on-One Sessions = One-on-One Sessions 
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2021

April

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (webinar)

April 21, 2021 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
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Toronto, Ontario - This two-hour webinar provides key information to help you bid on Professional Services opportunities, including:

The procurement tools a Government of Canada buyer may use for purchasing professional services, including:

  • ProServices
  • Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)
  • Task and Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS/SBIPS)
  • Learning Services
  • How to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal and SELECT
  • Key contacts
Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

April 21, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

April 21, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

April 21, 2021 | 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Obtaining Security Clearance (webinar)

April 28, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Obtaining Security Clearance;

This seminar provides information on how to apply for security clearances and what is required for the application process. A security clearance is necessary when your personnel, under contract, will require access to Classified/Protected information or sensitive Government of Canada work sites. Obtaining a security clearance can be a lengthy process. This seminar will provide key information to help you better understand:

  1. The security requirements identified in the tender.
  2. The registration process to obtain a security clearance with the Industrial Security Program.
  3. The different levels of organization clearances and personnel clearances.
  4. Your responsibilities as a supplier.
 

Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM

May

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (webinar)
May 05, 2021 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases $22 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or service
  • Understand the contracting process
  • Register in supplier databases
  • Build networks and promote your business
  • Search for opportunities
  • Take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
 

The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman will also deliver a brief presentation on the recourse mechanisms and services available to suppliers in the event they encounter issues with a federal contract.

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (telephone)
May 05, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Basics of Doing Business with the Government of Canada – Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or services, understand the contracting process, register in supplier databases, build networks and promote your business, search for opportunities, take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca.

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (telephone)
May 05, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Basics of Doing Business with the Government of Canada – Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or services, understand the contracting process, register in supplier databases, build networks and promote your business, search for opportunities, take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca.

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (telephone)
May 05, 2021 | 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Basics of Doing Business with the Government of Canada – Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or services, understand the contracting process, register in supplier databases, build networks and promote your business, search for opportunities, take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (webinar)

May 12, 2021 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Would you like to learn more about how to bid? This two-hour webinar is designed for participants who are ready for a more detailed overview of the bidding process and provides key information to help you bid on opportunities, including:

  • The different types of solicitation documents
  • The main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them
  • How bids are evaluated and suppliers are selected
  • How to follow-up after receipt of the bidding process results
  • Best practices, tips and suggestions
Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (telephone)

May 12, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Bidding on Opportunities – The different types of solicitation documents, the main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them, best practices, tips and suggestions.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (telephone)

May 12, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Bidding on Opportunities – The different types of solicitation documents, the main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them, best practices, tips and suggestions.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (telephone)

May 12, 2021 | 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Bidding on Opportunities – The different types of solicitation documents, the main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them, best practices, tips and suggestions.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (webinar)

May 19, 2021 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This two-hour webinar provides key information to help you bid on Professional Services opportunities, including:

The procurement tools a Government of Canada buyer may use for purchasing professional services, including:

  • ProServices
  • Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)
  • Task and Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS/SBIPS)
  • Learning Services
  • How to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal and SELECT
  • Key contacts
Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

May 19, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

May 19, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

May 19, 2021 | 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Obtaining Security Clearance (webinar)

May 26, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Obtaining Security Clearance;

This seminar provides information on how to apply for security clearances and what is required for the application process. A security clearance is necessary when your personnel, under contract, will require access to Classified/Protected information or sensitive Government of Canada work sites. Obtaining a security clearance can be a lengthy process. This seminar will provide key information to help you better understand:

  1. The security requirements identified in the tender.
  2. The registration process to obtain a security clearance with the Industrial Security Program.
  3. The different levels of organization clearances and personnel clearances.
  4. Your responsibilities as a supplier.
 

Time: 1:00 PM- 3:00 PM

June

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (webinar)
June 02, 2021 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - The Government of Canada purchases $22 billion of goods and services each year. This two-hour webinar provides key information about how to sell to the Government of Canada that will help you learn how to:

  • Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or service
  • Understand the contracting process
  • Register in supplier databases
  • Build networks and promote your business
  • Search for opportunities
  • Take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities
 

The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman will also deliver a brief presentation on the recourse mechanisms and services available to suppliers in the event they encounter issues with a federal contract.

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (telephone)
June 02, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Basics of Doing Business with the Government of Canada – Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or services, understand the contracting process, register in supplier databases, build networks and promote your business, search for opportunities, take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca.

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (telephone)
June 02, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Basics of Doing Business with the Government of Canada – Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or services, understand the contracting process, register in supplier databases, build networks and promote your business, search for opportunities, take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca.

Toronto – Doing Business with the Government of Canada (telephone)
June 02, 2021 | 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Basics of Doing Business with the Government of Canada – Find out whether the Government of Canada buys your goods or services, understand the contracting process, register in supplier databases, build networks and promote your business, search for opportunities, take advantage of the procurement information on Buyandsell.gc.ca.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (webinar)

June 09, 2021 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Would you like to learn more about how to bid? This two-hour webinar is designed for participants who are ready for a more detailed overview of the bidding process and provides key information to help you bid on opportunities, including:

  • The different types of solicitation documents
  • The main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them
  • How bids are evaluated and suppliers are selected
  • How to follow-up after receipt of the bidding process results
  • Best practices, tips and suggestions
Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (telephone)

June 09, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Bidding on Opportunities – The different types of solicitation documents, the main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them, best practices, tips and suggestions.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (telephone)

June 09, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Bidding on Opportunities – The different types of solicitation documents, the main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them, best practices, tips and suggestions.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (telephone)

June 09, 2021 | 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registeredfirst served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (in English only):

Bidding on Opportunities – The different types of solicitation documents, the main elements of a solicitation document and how to respond to them, best practices, tips and suggestions.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (webinar)

June 16, 2021 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - This two-hour webinar provides key information to help you bid on Professional Services opportunities, including:

The procurement tools a Government of Canada buyer may use for purchasing professional services, including:

  • ProServices
  • Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS)
  • Task and Solutions-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS/SBIPS)
  • Learning Services
  • How to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal and SELECT
  • Key contacts
Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

June 16, 2021 | 1:00 pm to 1:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

June 16, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 2:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (telephone)

June 16, 2021 | 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm | Toronto — telephone | One-on-One Sessions
More Information

telephone session for 30 minutes only is available on a first registered-first served basis on the following topic to answer specific questions (English only):

Supplying Professional Services – ProServices, how to register your business in Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) ePortal.


Contact OSME

For more information on our programs and services, you may reach us by using one of the following methods:


  1. Email: ONT.osme-bpme@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
  2. Toll-Free: 1 800-668-5378
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