Contracting Policy

Explains the requirements to meet the objective of acquiring goods and services, and carry out construction in a manner that enhances access, competition and fairness, and that results in best value or, if appropriate, the optimal balance of overall benefits to the Crown and the Canadian people.
Date modified: 2013-10-09

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ACAN
Advance Contract Award Notice
AIT
Agreement on Internal Trade
CITT
Canadian International Trade Tribunal
CRA
Canada Revenue Agency
CSO
Common Service Organizations
DEW
Distant Early Warning
DIAND
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
DIO
Designated Inuit Organization
DPW
Department of Public Works
DR
Dispute Resolution
EDP
Electronic Data Processing
ESA
Employment Standards Act
FCP
Federal Contractors Program
GATT
General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
GBO
Government Business Opportunities
GCR
Government Contracts Regulations
GETS
Government Electronic Tendering System
GST
Goods and Services Tax
HRDC
Human Resources Development Canada
HST
Harmonized Sales Tax
ICC
International Chamber of Commerce
JBNQA
James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement
MOU
Memoranda Of Understanding
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement
NPP
Notice of Proposed Procurement
PSSA
Public Service Superannuation Act
PWC
Department of Public Works
PWGSC
Public Works and Government Services Canada
RCMP
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
SIN
Social Insurance Number
SOR
Statutory Orders and Regulations
SSC
Supply and Services Canada
TB
Treasury Board
TBACC
Treasury Board Advisory Committee on Contracts
TBS
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
UCP
Uniform Customs and Practice for Documentary Credits
UK
United Kingdom
WFAD
Work Force Adjustment Directive
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