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Purchasing Services

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Key Details


Floor 4, room 4020



Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

General Contacts

Purchasing Services
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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.

Please Note

Cambrian College will not accept goods or invoices from suppliers without a purchase order.

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 fiscal year starting April 1, 2024 and March 31, 2025, Cambrian College intends to participate in one of more procurements conducted by the following buying groups.

Competitive costing

For goods and services

  • Up to $10,000: Direct Procurement
  • $10,000 – $121,200 Invitational Competitive Procurement Process conducted by Purchasing Services
  • $121,200+ – Open Competitive Procurement Process

For construction

  • Up to $25,000: Direct Procurement
  • $25,000 to $121,200 Invitational Competitive Procurement Process conducted by Purchasing Services
  • $121,200+ – Open Competitive Procurement Process

Please Note

Cambrian College is compliant with the Building Ontario Businesses Initiative Act. This will have an impact on the Procurements Cambrian conducts.

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, view 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
24-103Battery Emulator and Test SystemRFP27-Jul-23 Bonfire/EunaTestforce Systems Inc.2-1795 Ironstone Manor Pickering, ON L1W 3W930-Oct-23$1,121,305.03
24-124Renewal of CRMSole Source Article 513 (b)(v) Article 513 (c)(i)N/AFrequency Foundry903 8 Ave SW #300 Calgary, AB T2P 0P730-Aug-23$146,052.50
24-156Chemistry Analyzers (Medical Laboratory)Single Source Article 513 1(d)N/AOrtho Clinical Diagnostics200 Whitehall Dr. Markham, ON L3R 0T518-Oct-23$203,400.00
24-190Cambrian Student Council RenovationRFQ18-Jan-24 Bonfire/EunaMr Nero Contracting and Restoration655 Lorne Street, Sudbury, ON P3C 4R321-Feb-24$273,234.00
24-197Construction of Entreprenuerial HubRFT2-Feb-24 Bonfire/EunaNorthern Construction Technology Inc.Box 25; Markstay, ON P0M 2G018-Mar-24$586,470.00
24-208Oracle License Support (5 years)Single Source Article 513 (c)(i)N/AOracle Canada ULCPO Box 4598; Postal STN A Toronto, ON M5W 4Y328-Mar-24$836,195.15
24-209Oracle License Support (5 years)Single Source Article 513 (c)(i)N/AOracle Canada ULCPO Box 4598; Postal STN A Toronto, ON M5W 4Y328-Mar-24$822,951.19
24-210 Renewal of Zoom LicensesSingle Source Article 513 (c)(ii)N/AZoom Video Communications Inc.55 Almaden Blvd 6th Floor San Jose, CA 951134-Mar-24$120,232.00 USD

Purchasing Services contacts

Tracy McMillan

Manager, Financial Services

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705-566-8101 ext.7610
Jessica Valiquette

Senior Buyer

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705-566-8101 ext.6987
Holly Sgouros


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705-566-8101 ext.6455
Jenny Soto

Junior Buyer (RPT)

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705-566-8101 ext.6630