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Selling to the City

Any individual or company can do business with the City of Edmonton, as long as they can provide the needed products and services in the right place, at the right time, and at the right price. 

SAP Ariba - Electronic Procurement  is Here

The City has moved to an electronic procurement process using SAP Ariba, a web-based platform, popular world-wide in both the public and private sectors. 

It's now easier to do business together using the Ariba network, while ensuring open, fair and transparent procurement and contract management processes are followed. 

Learn more about SAP Ariba at the City

Procurement/Tendering Opportunities

The Alberta Purchasing Connection (APC) is the official online source of City of Edmonton procurement opportunities for all suppliers and contractors.

Construction opportunities are posted by the Edmonton Construction Association.

Social Procurement and Sustainable Purchasing

The City is creating a social procurement policy which will make use of the City's purchasing power to create a positive social impact in the community. The current Sustainable Purchasing Policy (SPP) encourages staff to purchase quality products, services and construction at reasonable prices while considering key environmental and social benefits of the product or service.

Living Wage

Edmonton City Council’s Executive Committee approved a Living Wage Policy for City of Edmonton Employees on November 27, 2018.

Administration has sought approval and has begun the implementation of living wage criteria for staff of contracted services for who perform duties on City Property — including parks, roadways, and facilities.

Living wage is generally defined as the minimum amount a person must earn to pay for the basic costs of living for oneself and one’s family within a specific geographic community. 

Unlike minimum wage which is set by the Provincial Government and requires all employers pay at least the minimum wage, a Living Wage is not required by law.
Edmonton’s Living wage is calculated annually by the Edmonton Social Planning Council

Professionalism and Fairness in Purchasing

The Corporate Procurement & Supply Services branch proudly follows the ethical codes of the Supply Chain Management Association, the National Institute of Government Purchasers, and the City of Edmonton itself.

The City is committed to ensuring fair treatment of bidders in its tendering processes and to providing feedback on bid evaluations.

Freedom of Information

All documents submitted to the City of Edmonton are subject to the protection and disclosure provisions of the provincial Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP).

Procedural Barriers

We may not be able to do business with you if we are already committed to a contract with someone else, or if you are:

  • In a conflict of interest
  • Contracting with Parties who are in Litigation with the City
  • Lacking required certifications, insurance, or bonding

IT Standards for RFPs and Tenders

The City of Edmonton provides Information Technology Standards to assist bidders to optimize integration and alignment with the City's environment.

For More Information

Title Corporate Procurement and Supply Services
Email procurement@edmonton.ca

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