Outreach and engagement events—PAC Seminars

Please be aware that the registration system will be unavailable between 10 am and 1 pm, Eastern Daylight Time on July 25, 2024 due to system maintenance.

These calendar results are filtered. Un-filter categories by clicking "View all" link.

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:  PAC Seminars = PAC Seminars  PAC Hosted Event = PAC Hosted Event  Innovation Information Forum (IIF) = Innovation Information Forum (IIF)  Partnered Events = Partnered Events  View all
Sort by Category

2024

July

Toronto – How the Government Buys what you Sell (virtual)

July 16, 2024 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario – This seminar provides key information about how the Government of Canada buys goods/services. It can help you learn the steps to become a supplier depending on what you sell, including:

  • Where to register as a supplier
  • Where to look for opportunities
  • Where to find additional sources of information for businesses considering selling to the federal government

Who is this for?

Businesses that are interested in selling to the Government of Canada, looking for information to determine how to proceed towards becoming a supplier.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (virtual)

July 17, 2024 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | 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 – CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba – Registration support & finding opportunities (virtual)
July 24, 2024 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Toronto — Virtual | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Procurement Assistance Canada, Ontario Region will be hosting a virtual walk through session for CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba. The session will demonstrate how to search and find tender opportunities, resources and guides available on CanadaBuys and how to register your business in SAP Ariba. Procurement Assistance Canada will be available to answer any questions you have regarding CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba.

August

Toronto – Introduction to Federal Procurement: The Basics of Selling to the Government of Canada (virtual)
August 07, 2024 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario – Are you considering selling to the Government of Canada?

Join a representative from Procurement Assistance Canada to learn about the federal procurement process to help you decide if you want to pursue federal procurement for your business.

This seminar will help you:

  • Understand the federal procurement process
  • Understand how the Government of Canada buys
  • Learn about additional sources of information for companies considering selling to the federal government

Who is this for?

Businesses looking for information to help decide if doing business with the government is an avenue they want to pursue.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (virtual)

August 14, 2024 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | 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 – How the Government Buys what you Sell (virtual)

August 20, 2024 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario – This seminar provides key information about how the Government of Canada buys goods/services. It can help you learn the steps to become a supplier depending on what you sell, including:

  • Where to register as a supplier
  • Where to look for opportunities
  • Where to find additional sources of information for businesses considering selling to the federal government

Who is this for?

Businesses that are interested in selling to the Government of Canada, looking for information to determine how to proceed towards becoming a supplier.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (virtual)

August 21, 2024 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | 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 – CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba – Registration support & finding opportunities (virtual)
August 28, 2024 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Toronto — Virtual | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Procurement Assistance Canada, Ontario Region will be hosting a virtual walk through session for CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba. The session will demonstrate how to search and find tender opportunities, resources and guides available on CanadaBuys and how to register your business in SAP Ariba. Procurement Assistance Canada will be available to answer any questions you have regarding CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba.

Toronto – Obtaining Security Clearance (virtual)

August 28, 2024 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Procurement Assistance Canada, Ontario Region is hosting this seminar to provide 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.

September

Toronto – Introduction to Federal Procurement: The Basics of Selling to the Government of Canada (virtual)
September 04, 2024 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario – Are you considering selling to the Government of Canada?

Join a representative from Procurement Assistance Canada to learn about the federal procurement process to help you decide if you want to pursue federal procurement for your business.

This seminar will help you:

  • Understand the federal procurement process
  • Understand how the Government of Canada buys
  • Learn about additional sources of information for companies considering selling to the federal government

Who is this for?

Businesses looking for information to help decide if doing business with the government is an avenue they want to pursue.

Toronto – Supplying Professional Services (virtual)

September 11, 2024 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | 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 – How the Government Buys what you Sell (virtual)

September 17, 2024 | 11:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario – This seminar provides key information about how the Government of Canada buys goods/services. It can help you learn the steps to become a supplier depending on what you sell, including:

  • Where to register as a supplier
  • Where to look for opportunities
  • Where to find additional sources of information for businesses considering selling to the federal government

Who is this for?

Businesses that are interested in selling to the Government of Canada, looking for information to determine how to proceed towards becoming a supplier.

Toronto – Bidding on Opportunities (virtual)

September 18, 2024 | 10:00 am to 12:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | 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 – CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba – Registration support & finding opportunities (virtual)
September 25, 2024 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Toronto — Virtual | Webinar
More Information

Toronto, Ontario - Procurement Assistance Canada, Ontario Region will be hosting a virtual walk through session for CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba. The session will demonstrate how to search and find tender opportunities, resources and guides available on CanadaBuys and how to register your business in SAP Ariba. Procurement Assistance Canada will be available to answer any questions you have regarding CanadaBuys and SAP Ariba.


Contact PAC

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


  1. Email: tpsgc.pasacontario-appacontario.pwgsc@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
  2. Toll-Free: 1 800-668-5378
Date modified: