Publications and procurement documents

Supply Manual
Describes the supply activities of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC). It contains relevant laws, regulations, government and departmental policies. It explains why and how PSPC carries out its supply activities. It is used by PSPC contracting officers.
Standard Acquisition Clauses and Conditions Manual
Provides suppliers and clients of PSPC with information on clauses, conditions and templates commonly used in the contracting process by the federal government and PSPC. Its contents are referred to in bidding opportunities and contracting activities; the manual is used primarily by PSPC's contracting officers.
Policy notifications
Used, as an interim measure, to implement new or modified policies and procedures, and/or clauses and conditions, until they can be incorporated into the relevant manual(s): Standard Acquisition Clauses and Conditions (SACC) Manual and/or Supply Manual.
Green procurement
The integration of environmental performance considerations into the procurement decision-making process.
Find procurement forms
Provides businesses with the required procurement forms for their contractual documents. Forms are in portable document format (PDF) and can be viewed or printed on-screen or downloaded.
Code of conduct for government suppliers
Provides all those involved in the procurement process with a clear statement of mutual expectations to ensure a common basic understanding among all participants in procurement.
Customer Information System
Contains the names and addresses of government customers who obtain goods and services through PSPC. Each name and address is linked to a five character Customer Address Code (CAC) that may be used as a consignee code, ordering office code or accounting office code. Each customer obtaining goods and services through PSPC is required to have one or more CAC listed in the CIS.
Industry engagement on ethical procurement
Executive summary of engagement sessions held by PSPC with Canadian industry and subject matter experts about ethical procurement.
Risk analysis of human trafficking, forced labour, and child labour in Public Services and Procurement Canada’s procurement supply chains
Executive summary of research into the exposure of the PSPC goods supply chain to potential risks of human trafficking, forced labour, and child labour.
Resources for businesses
Access publications and documents, forms as well as online tools for business.
Supplier Diversity Action Plan
Aims to support procurement opportunities for underrepresented groups.
Policy on Social Procurement
Aims to facilitate and support the inclusion of socio-economic measures in PSPC’s Acquisitions Program procurements.
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