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Purchasing Services

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.

Cooperative Purchasing

Cambrian College, along with other public sector organizations (currently: City of Greater Sudbury, College Boreal, Laurentian University, Rainbow District School Board, Conseil scolaire catholique du Nouvel-Ontario, Sudbury Catholic District School Board, Conseil scolaire public du Gran 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 lower bids for larger volumes of goods and services.

If Cambrian College participates in these opportunities, a notice will be posted on the webpage indicating where the opportunity can be located.

Notice of Participation in Buying Groups.

This posting is a public notification that for the current fiscal year (April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022), Cambrian College intends to participate in one or more procurements conducted by the following buying groups:


Name of Group Website
Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGS)
Ontario Colleges Library Service
Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM)
Sudbury Regional Buying Group N/A
Kinetic GPO
Competitive Costing; For Goods and Services:
  • Up to $10,000: Direct Procurement
  • $10,000 – $99,999: Invitational Competitive Procurement Process
  • $100,000+: Open Competitive Procurement Process
Competitive Costing; For Construction:
  • Up to $25,000: Direct Procurement
  • $25,000 – $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, Vendors interested in doing business with Cambrian College are encouraged to register for a free vendor account with Bonfire,

Vendor’s List

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 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 NumberDescription of ProcurementProcurement MethodPosted Date and LocationAwarded VendorVendor/Contractor AddressAward DateValue of Contract
23-011Roof Replacement (Shingle Roof – Dorm A. HVAC Building)RFQ30-Mar-22
Bay Roofing and Exteriors Ltd.3171 Kingsway, Unit #1
Sudbury, ON
25-Apr-22$82, 377.00
23-019Roof Replacement (Commercial)RFT14-Apr-22
Semple-Gooder Northern Limited2409 Crown Ridge Road
Sudbury, ON
17-May-22$950, 330.00
23-038Fireside Lounge RenovationsRFT19-May-22
Propseri Co. Ltd299 Willow St
Sudbury, ON P3C 1K2
20-Jun-22$449, 175.00
23-064Surveying EquipmentSS
Article 513 1(b)(v)
17-Jun-22Brandt Tractor Ltd.29 Tower Road
Regina, SK S4N 1K5
27-Jun-22$252, 098.48
23-006Annual Maintenance and Hosting Fees for Payroll/HRIS SystemSS
Article 513b(v)
N/AHigh Line Software Corporation200 Town Centre Blvd.
Suite 302
Markham ON L3R8G5
22-Mar-22$114, 345.83
23-009Asphalt Removal and ReplacementRFQ29-Mar-22Interpaving Limited885 Regent St, Suite 5-1B
Sudbury, ON
P3E 5M4
23-029Townhouse Kitchen and BathroomRFQ03-May-22Maki Construction Ltd3335 Bancroft Drive,
Sudbury, ON
P3B 4J7
23-052Medication Administration SimulatorRFQ /SS
(waive open process)
Article 513 1b
N/APocket Nurse International610 Frankfort Road
Monaca, PA 15061
06-Jun-22$136, 372.00
23-076Backup Solution Storage (Add on to existing)OECM
N/ADell Computer Co.155 Gordon Baker Road, Suite 501; Toronto, ON M2H 3N506-Jul-22$187, 731.74
23-082Construction of Battery Electric Vehicle Testing FacilityRFT19-Jul-22
Northern Construction Technology Inc.Box 25 Markstay, ON
P0M 2G0
$1, 640, 000.00
23-098Construction of SkylinkRFT15-Aug-2022
Northern Construction Technology Inc.Box 25 Markstay, ON
P0M 2G0
21-Oct-22$1, 913, 090.00
23-104Student Centre FurnitureKinetic GPO02-Sep-2022POI Business Interiors120 VALLEYWOOD DR.
02-Sep-2022$173, 446.53
23-111Upgrade Student Banner from 8 to 9SS
Article 513 1(b)(v)
05-Oct-22Ellucian Company LP2003 Edmund Halley Drive, Suite 500
Reston, Virginia 20191, USA
05-Oct-22$284, 130.00 USD
23-118Supply and Install 36 Townhouse FurnacesRFQ21-Oct-22
Northland Group of Companies1-167 Laurette St
Chelmsford, ON P0M 1LO
10-Nov-22$154, 735.98
23-119Laptops for Corporate RenewalMGS21-Oct-22Compucom1830 MATHESON BLVD.
21-Oct-22$135, 510.40
23-121Computers for Academic RenewalOECM28-Oct-22Dell Canada155 GORDON BAKER RD.
STE 501
28-Oct-22$281, 410.40
23-140Banner RenewalSS
Article 513(b)(v)
05-Dec-22Ellucian Company LP2003 Edmund Halley Drive, Suite 500
Reston, Virginia 20191, USA
05-Dec-22$97, 648.00 USD – Year One
$103, 507.00 USD – Year Two
$109, 718.00 USD – Year Three
23-154Anatomy Resources for Library – 3 yearsSole Source
Allowable Exemption
Article 513 (c) (iii)
N/ATDS Health/Primal Pictures Ltd/InformaPO Box 4798
Jackson WY, 83001
11-Jan-23$117, 431.86 CAD
23-180Supply and Install Metal 3D PrinterRFP09-Feb-23
Proto3000 Inc.6260 Highway 7, Unit 8, Vaughan, ON
21-Mar-23$302,759.88 CAD
23-160Building Automation Services – 5 yearsRFP19-Jan-23
Honeywell Limited1899 LaSalle Blvd, Unit 4
Sudbury, ON
P3A 2A3
14-Mar-23$535,888.05 CAD
23-159Commercial Cleaning ServicesRFP18-Jan-23
BEST Service Pros85 Schooner St #101
Coquitlam, BC
V3K 7A8
29-Mar-23$4,074,314.44 CAD
23-178Installation of Electric Boiler and Supply and Installation of DeaeratorRFT06-Feb-23
Patrick Mechanical Ltd.119 Magill St
Lively, ON
P3Y 1K6
09-Mar-23$543,028.29 CAD
24-003OCLS Annual Subscription
Single Source
Article 513 1 (b)
Article 513 1 (viii)
Ontario Colleges Library Services789 Don Mills Rd, Suite 701
Toronto, ON
24-005High Line Annual Maintenance and HostingSole Source
Article 513 b(v)
High Line Software Corp (Neogov)200 Town Centre Blvd.
Suite 302
Markham, ON L3R 8G5
24-027Roof RehabilitationRFT03-May-23
Douro Roofing and Sheet Metal2601 Belisle Drive
Val Caron, ON P3N0A7
24-039Construction of SidewalkRFQ18-May-23
Interpaving Limited885 Regent St Suite 5-1B
Sudbury, ON P3E 5M4
13-Jun-23$ 65,816.85
24-058Watermain ReplacementRFT06-Jun-23
Villano Construction Limited1648 Pioneer Rd
Sudbury, ON P3G 1E2
23-165Food ServicesRFP26-Jan-23
Compass Group Canada Ltd.1 Prologis Blvd. Suite 4000
Mississauga, ON
L5W 0G2
11-Aug-23Revenue Generating
24-079Edge Router & Firewall RefreshOECMN/ALong View Systems CorpSuite 2100, 250-2 Street SW
Calgary, AB T2P0C1
30-Jun-23$147, 291.66
24-082Microsoft Campus AgreementOECMN/ASoftchoice CorpP.O. BOX 57102
26-Jun-23$269, 016.69
24-096Replacement of Rooftop ‘RTU’ Units RFT12-Jul-23
Northland Group of Companies Ltd.1-167 Laurette St,
Chelmsford, ON P0M 1L0
24-097Roof RehabilitationRFT13-Jul-23
Douro Roofing and Sheet Metal Contractors Ltd.2601 Belisle Dr.
Val Caron, ON
P3N 1L1
Purchasing Services Contacts

Direct Line: 705-524-7315
Fax: 705-524-7314

Tracy McMillan
Manager, Financial Services
705-566-8101 ext. 7610

Jessica Valiquette
Senior Buyer, Purchasing Services
705-566-8101 ext. 6987

Holly Sgouros
Buyer, Purchasing Services
705-566-8101 ext. 6455

Rohit Rai
Junior Buyer, Purchasing Services
705-566-8101 ext. 7969