How to get started as a supplier if you want to do business with the Government of Nova Scotia.
How to get started with procurement as a public sector entity if you’re using the Government of Nova Scotia’s procurement process.
How to sell to government
Procurement (buying) processes vary depending on the value of the goods, services and construction needed. Government needs to use existing standing offers first when looking for a supplier.
Policies, guidelines and processes
Ethical standards that Government of Nova Scotia employees need to follow during the procurement process.
Collection of procurement guidelines for the government, public sector entities and suppliers.
Protocols and guidelines to support government’s procurement process.
Overview of the Public Procurement Act, including how Government of Nova Scotia and public sector entities must buy goods, services and construction in Nova Scotia.
Policy and procedures on the procurement of goods, services and construction.
Collection of trade agreements that impact how Government of Nova Scotia and public sector entities buy goods, services and construction.
Procurement dispute management and complaint processes
How bidders can submit a complaint about government’s procurement process and the process government and public sector entities need to follow for complaints.
List of complaints vendors submitted as part of the procurement process and what decisions or actions government took to settle them.
How to request a debriefing for a proposal submitted to government, how the debriefing process works and what it covers.
Businesses can request that their business information and the types of sustainable construction products they sell are added to the directory.
Search and view alternative procurement award notices from Government of Nova Scotia and public sector entities.
List of standing offers from Government of Nova Scotia and public sector entities.
Search and view tender notices from Government of Nova Scotia and public sector entities.
Get email notifications with tender notices by signing up with the Tender Opportunities Notification Service (TONS).
Supplier COVID-19 attestation form
Suppliers need confirm their vaccination status when renewing or bidding on future procurement contracts.
Collection of documents outlining how government procurement considers the environmental, economic and social factors related to the goods, services and construction it buys.