Purchasing Services is the central purchasing and contract management department for Cambrian College. Vendors are requested to make Purchasing Services their first point of contact when seeking to do business with the College. A Purchasing Services team member will direct you to the individual most qualified to evaluate your product or service.
Supply Chain Code of Ethics
Our goal is to ensure an ethical, professional, and accountable Broader Public Sector Supply Chain. For more information, read the Ontario BPS Supply Chain Code of Ethics.
Please Note: Cambrian College will not accept goods or invoices from suppliers without a purchase order. Read our purchase order terms and conditions.
Competitive Costing; For Goods, Services, and Construction:
- Up to $10,000: Direct Procurement
- $10,000 – $99,999: Invitational Competitive Procurement Process
- $100,000+: Open Competitive Procurement Process
Please Note: all open solicitations for Cambrian College will be posted on the Bonfire Portal, cambriancollege.bonfirehub.ca/portal, with a notice posted to MERX, www.merx.com/cambrian. Vendors interested in doing business with Cambrian College are encouraged to register for a free vendor account with Bonfire, cambriancollege.bonfirehub.ca/portal/?tab=login
Purchasing Services maintains a Vendor List. Companies interested in receiving opportunities to provide quotes on individual procurements are encouraged to submit their company information to email@example.com. As indicated above, Vendors are encouraged to register for an account with Bonfire.
Please Note: A contract will only exist between Cambrian College and a vendor when an official Cambrian College purchase order has been issued and accepted.
If you would like to learn more, download our Vendor’s Guide.
For public disclosure of expense rules, please view our Travel, Meal, and Hospitality Expenses Policy.
Award Notice for Procurements Valued $100,000 or Greater
|Contract Number||Description of Procurement||Procurement Method||Posted Date and Location||Awarded Vendor||Award Date|
|18-119||Annual Maintenance for Banner Products||Sole Source, Allowable Exemption [Article 513(b)(v)]||N/A||Ellucian Company LP||16-Jan-2019|
|18-135||Additional VxRails for VDI Expansion||Sole Source, Allowable Exemption [Article 513, c(i)]||N/A||Dell Canada||16-Jan-2019|
|18-141||Renewal of existing Aptean license subscription and support||Sole Source, Allowable Exemption|
[Article 513, 1c(i]
|18-144||Migration of Existing Oracle Licenses to Campus Wide Licensing||Sole Source, Allowable Exemption|
[Article 513, 1c(i) and 1c(ii)]
|N/A||Oracle Canada ULC||30-Jan-2019|
|18-144b||Migration of Oracle Licenses for Hanson to Campus Wide Licensing||Sole Source, Allowable Exemption [Article 513, 1c(i) and 1c(ii)||N/A||Oracle Canada ULC||19-Feb-2019|
|18-083||Production 3D Printer||RFP||30-Nov-2018 Bonfire Portal||CAD MicroSolutions Inc.||26-Feb-2019|
|18-163||Housekeeping Services||RFP||28-Feb-2019||Dexterra Integrated Facilities Management||26-Apr-2019|
Purchasing Department Contacts
Direct Line: 705-524-7315
Manager, Financial Services
705-566-8101, ext. 7610
Senior Buyer, Purchasing Department
705-566-8101, ext. 6987
Buyer, Purchasing Department
705-566-8101 ext 6455