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.

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

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 purchasing@cambriancollege.ca.  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 VendorAward Date
18-119Annual Maintenance for Banner ProductsSole Source, Allowable Exemption [Article 513(b)(v)]N/AEllucian Company LP16-Jan-2019
18-135Additional VxRails for VDI ExpansionSole Source, Allowable Exemption [Article 513, c(i)]N/ADell Canada16-Jan-2019
18-141Renewal of existing Aptean license subscription and supportSole Source, Allowable Exemption
[Article 513, 1c(i]
N/AAptean Inc.25-Jan-2019
18-144Migration of Existing Oracle Licenses to Campus Wide LicensingSole Source, Allowable Exemption
[Article 513, 1c(i) and 1c(ii)]
N/AOracle Canada ULC30-Jan-2019
18-144bMigration of Oracle Licenses for Hanson to Campus Wide LicensingSole Source, Allowable Exemption [Article 513, 1c(i) and 1c(ii)N/AOracle Canada ULC19-Feb-2019
18-083Production 3D PrinterRFP30-Nov-2018 Bonfire PortalCAD MicroSolutions Inc.26-Feb-2019
18-163Housekeeping ServicesRFP28-Feb-2019Dexterra Integrated Facilities Management26-Apr-2019
19-005Dorm C Mechanical UpgradesSingle Source
(allowable exemption)
Article 513c (i)(ii)
N/ACIMCO Réfrigeration03-Apr-2019
19-006Paving and RoadworkRFQ – Open05-Apr-2019
Bonfire Portal
Interpaving Limited13-May-2019
19-012Dorm & Townhouse FlooringRFQ-Open18-Apr-2019
Bonfire Portal
Adias Impex o/a CarpetPlus08-May-2019
19-016Install HVAC UnitsRFQ-Open25-Apr-2019
Bonfire Portal
Airco Limited16-May-2019
19-019Colchester LathesSole Source
(allowable exemption)
Article 513 1b(iii)
Article 513 1c(i)
N/AMitcham Machine Tools Inc.10-May-2019
19-021Residence Fire Alarm Panel UpgradesSole Source (allowable exemption)
Article 513 1b(iii)
N/AIntegrated Fire Controls10-May-2019
19-044Townhouse FurnitureOECMN/AFoliot Furniture Inc.03-Jun-2019
Purchasing Department Contacts

Direct Line: 705-524-7315
Fax: 705-524-7314
Email: purchasing@cambriancollege.ca

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

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

Holly Sgouros
Buyer, Purchasing Department
705-566-8101 ext 6455