Outreach and engagement events—PAC Hosted Event

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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.

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2023

February

Diversity Expo – Black Business Edition

February 09, 2023 | 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | Webinar
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In celebration of Black History Month, Procurement Assistance Canada (PAC) Ontario Region and ecosystem will host a collaborative expo on February 9, 2023 (1pm-4pm) to support the growth of Black entrepreneurs and small businesses. The virtual expo will include presentations, inspiring panel discussions and break out rooms with federal (Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, Business Development Bank Canada, Export Development Canada: Black Exporters Program) and community partners (Canadian Black Chamber of Commerce, Black Business & Professional Association, Black Opportunity Fund, BKR Capital and many more) to highlight key resources, tools and opportunities to grow your business. Great opportunity to connect with key partners in the Black business ecosystem in Canada.

Federal Procurement Virtual Drop–in Café (virtual)

February 22, 2023 | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | Meeting
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Federal Procurement Virtual Drop-in Café

Virtual drop-in sessions with specialists from the Procurement Assistance Canada – Ontario Region for discussions related to government procurement and more!

Connect for a few minutes to ask questions on doing business with the Government of Canada or stay for the hour.

Occurring the last Wednesday of every month, this offering provides participants the opportunity to:

  • Drop in for information nuggets related to procurement
  • Ask questions on how to sell goods and services to the Government of Canada
  • Learn about tools, resources, and innovative funding programs
  • Pick up tips on finding opportunities, bidding best practices, and more

Mythbusting Federal Government Procurement and Overview of Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) (virtual)
February 28, 2023 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Toronto — Virtual | Webinar
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Join Procurement Assistance Canada-Ontario Region for a special webinar session on Mythbusting Federal Government Procurement and the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program.

Did you know that the Government of Canada buys $15-20 billion worth of goods and services each year? Do you think they only buy from big companies? Would you be surprised to learn that many of these contracts are awarded to small businesses in Canada? Let us help you decide if selling to the Government of Canada is appropriate for you.

Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged commits to $1.6 billion of investment in innovations for defence and security over the next 20 years. The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program is looking for your solutions to help resolve defence and security challenges. IDEaS will support the development of solutions from their conceptual stage, through prototype testing and capability development.


 

March

Mythbusting Federal Government Procurement and Overview of Innovation for Defence, Excellence and Security (IDEaS) (virtual)
March 28, 2023 | 10:00 am to 11:00 am | Toronto — Virtual | Webinar
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Join Procurement Assistance Canada-Ontario Region for a special webinar session on Mythbusting Federal Government Procurement and the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program.

Did you know that the Government of Canada buys $15-20 billion worth of goods and services each year? Do you think they only buy from big companies? Would you be surprised to learn that many of these contracts are awarded to small businesses in Canada? Let us help you decide if selling to the Government of Canada is appropriate for you.

Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged commits to $1.6 billion of investment in innovations for defence and security over the next 20 years. The Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program is looking for your solutions to help resolve defence and security challenges. IDEaS will support the development of solutions from their conceptual stage, through prototype testing and capability development.


 
Federal Procurement Virtual Drop–in Café (virtual)

March 29, 2023 | 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm | Toronto — Virtual | Meeting
More Information

Federal Procurement Virtual Drop-in Café

Virtual drop-in sessions with specialists from the Procurement Assistance Canada – Ontario Region for discussions related to government procurement and more!

Connect for a few minutes to ask questions on doing business with the Government of Canada or stay for the hour.

Occurring the last Wednesday of every month, this offering provides participants the opportunity to:

  • Drop in for information nuggets related to procurement
  • Ask questions on how to sell goods and services to the Government of Canada
  • Learn about tools, resources, and innovative funding programs
  • Pick up tips on finding opportunities, bidding best practices, and more


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
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