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 is 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
  8. Locate Alliance Consortium 

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

Notice of Award

Closing Date: March 11, 2019

Notice of Award

Description of Goods Procured
Purchase of Three (3) Ambulances

Procuring Entity
City of Greater Sudbury
200 Brady Street
P.O. Box 5000, Station ‘A’
Sudbury, ON P3A 5P3

Successful Supplier
Demers Ambulances Manufacturer Inc.
28 Rue Richelieu
Beloeil, QC J3G 4N5

$456,581.00 (excluding taxes)

Date of Award
March 11, 2019

Procurement Method
Limited Tendering (Single Source) as approved by Council Resolution CC2018-150, whereby the Council of the City of Greater Sudbury approves the Emergency Services Committee resolutions ES2018-03 to ES2018-05 inclusive from the meeting of May 16, 2018.

Emergency Services Committee Resolution ES2018-05 THAT the City of Greater Sudbury authorizes the City’s Paramedic Services Division to maintain a standardized ambulance fleet through purchases from Demers Ambulance of Beloeil, Quebec for the next five (5) years as outlined in the report entitled “Land Ambulance Vendor Standardization”, from the Interim General Manager of Community Safety, presented at the Emergency Services Committee meeting on May 16, 2018.

Contact Information
Stephanie Rocca
Purchasing Coordinator
(705) 674-4455, Ext. 2130

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