Software acquisition reference centre

Year-end procurement process

Certain time restrictions apply to the procurement of goods requiring delivery by March 31, 2025 and for services beginning in April 2025. Learn more: Software year-end procurement deadlines.

Preparing for CanadaBuys

Recently, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) launched CanadaBuys, a new suite of procurement services to help suppliers do business with the Government of Canada. The new services are designed to be easier and quicker to use than ever.

To prepare for the transition to CanadaBuys, suppliers are encouraged to register their business through Systems, applications and products (SAP) Ariba, the new electronic procurement solution. Please contact the CanadaBuys service desk should there be any trouble getting started on SAP Ariba.

Software Acquisition contact page

Contact key information for Software and Software Procurement Directorate.

Multi-departmental software contracts

Procurement vehicles available to all departments.

Software Licensing Supply Arrangement

Software Licensing Supply Arrangement information pages.

Artificial intelligence source list

Update on artificial intelligence procurement initiative.

Software as a service supply arrangement for up to Protected B information

How suppliers can join this supply arrangement and guidance for client departments looking to access these resources.


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