Procurement Opportunities and Contract Awards

Procurements Opportunities

The City of Greater Sudbury’s open procurement opportunities are exclusively posted on bids&tenders.

As per the City’s Purchasing By-Law, contracts with a total acquisition cost of $100,000 or greater (unless exempt in Schedule A of the Purchasing By-Law or approved as a single/sole source by City Council) must be conducted via open competition and in accordance with applicable trade agreements.

Viewing of current procurement opportunities are free of charge. To participate in a procurement opportunity, a one-time or annual subscription fee is applicable. For more information or to register, visit bids&tenders. Once registered, companies can select a commodity category to receive opportunities from over 160 organizations.

Sudbury Regional Buying Group

The City of Greater Sudbury, along with other public sector organizations (currently: Cambrian College, Collège Boréal, Laurentian University, Rainbow District School Board, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury Catholic District School Board, Counseil scolaire public du Grand Nord de l’Ontario, Greater Sudbury Utilities, Health Sciences North, and Science North) are members of the Sudbury Regional Buying Group. Member Agencies realize savings by combining individual requirements and seeking bids for larger volumes of goods and services. If the City of Greater Sudbury participates in these joint procurement opportunities, they will be posted on bids&

Notice of Participation in Buying Groups

This posting is a public notification that the City of Greater Sudbury, including Pioneer Manor, Greater Sudbury Fire Services, Greater Sudbury Paramedic Services, the Greater Sudbury Police Services Board, Greater Sudbury Public Library Board, City of Greater Sudbury Community Development Corporation, Greater Sudbury Housing Corporation and Sudbury Airport Community Development Corporation, intends to participate in one or more cooperative procurements conducted by the following Buying Groups:

  1. Government of Ontario   
  2. OECM – Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace
  3. Metrolinx
  4. Local Authority Services (LAS) - Canoe Procurement Group  (Inc. Sourcewell)
  5. Police Cooperative Purchasing Group (PCPG) 
  6. Mohawk Medbuy
  7. Kinetic GPO

Contract Award Results

Contract award results can be found through bids&tenders.

Tip: Alter drop down option from "Open" to "All" or "Awarded" to find posted results.
Note: The posting of contract awards may take up to 72 days after contract execution.

Tenders and results posted on the City’s site prior to March 29, 2019 will continue to be available through the search portal below.

Tenders and Request for Proposals

Contract CPS18-148, Tender for Entrance Repairs at the Sudbury Arena, 240 Elgin St., Sudbury.

Closing Date: July 12, 2018
Closing Time: 1:30 p.m.
(Eastern Standard Time)

Notice of Procurement – CPS18-148

Description of the Procurement:
Contract CPS18-148, Tender for Entrance Repairs at the Sudbury Arena, 240 Elgin St., Sudbury.

Procuring Entity Contact Information:
The City of Greater Sudbury, c/o Purchasing Section, 2nd Floor, Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury, ON P3E 3L9 (address of the “City’s Purchasing Section” referenced in this Notice).

Tender Documentation:
Tender documentation may be downloaded free of charge from the City of Greater Sudbury’s (the “City”) website at or may be picked up at the City’s Purchasing Section for a non-refundable fee of $10.00 (plus HST). The City shall not be responsible for any notices and/or related Tender documentation not accessed directly from the City.

Unless otherwise stated herein, all capitalized terms in this Notice derive their meaning and usage from the City’s Purchasing By-law, which is available on the City’s website at

Goods, Services or Construction to be Procured:
The City of Greater Sudbury (the “City”) is seeking tenders for entrance repairs at the Sudbury Arena. The Work is more fully described in the terms of reference and drawings attached or linked electronically to this Bid Solicitation.

Brief Description of Conditions for Participation:
Bidders shall meet the following mandatory requirements:

1. Bidders must attend a Mandatory Information Meeting from 10:30am to 12:00pm (our time) on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at the main entrance of Sudbury Arena, 240 Elgin St., Sudbury.

2. Each Bidder shall submit a Bid Deposit in the form of:

a) a bid bond, certified cheque, bank draft, irrevocable letter of credit or money  order in the amount of six thousand ($6000.00) dollars, together with an  agreement to bond for the financial bonds required by this Bid Solicitation; or,

b)  a certified cheque, bank draft, irrevocable letter of credit or money order in the  amount of six thousand ($6000.00) dollars which will serve as a Bid  Deposit and will be retained  by the City as a performance guarantee until the  completion of the Work.

Bidders must fully review the Tender documentation for the full description of all mandatory requirements for this procurement. Failure to meet the mandatory requirements shall result in automatic rejection from the Bid Solicitation.
Bid Submission Address and Closing Date:
Bids shall be submitted in a sealed envelope or package using the completed address label sheet provided by the City to the City’s Purchasing Section no later than 1:30pm (our time) Wednesday, July 11, 2018. It is the sole responsibility of the Bidder to ensure that its submission was received by City’s Purchasing Section. Submissions received late will be automatically rejected.

Opening of Bid Submissions:
Bids will be opened at the City’s Tender opening meeting on the closing date provided above at 2:30 p.m. on the 1st Floor in Committee Room C-13A at Tom Davies Square, 200 Brady Street, Sudbury. Results will be posted to the City’s Tender web page within three (3) business days of the Tender opening.

Communications with the City:
All communications with the City for this Bid Solicitation shall be in writing through the official point of contact, Adam Cole, Purchasing Coordinator. Verbal communications are not binding on the City.

Bidders shall not contact any other persons including Members of Council, City employees or consultants retained by the City for this Bid Solicitation, which may result in disqualification from bidding on the current and any future Bid Solicitations.

Bidders must review the Tender documentation and promptly report to the City and request clarification of any discrepancy, deficiency, ambiguity, error, inconsistency or omission contained in the tender documentation. To facilitate comprehensive responses, Bidders are encouraged to email their questions or clarification requests as soon as possible and no later than 12:00pm (our time) on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 to or by fax to (705) 671-8118. Nothing in this notice obligates the City to respond to any question or clarification request.

Notice of Subjection to Agreement(s):
Not applicable.

Timeline for Delivery of Goods or Services / Duration of the Contract:
The work is to commence upon award and be completed by Monday, August 13, 2018.

Time will be of the essence with respect to the completion of the Work described herein.

Procurement Method:
Request for Tender.

Submissions are required to be submitted in English only

For more general information, contact the department at:
705-674-4455 Extension 2464 or