Learn about the Region's procurement process, bid opportunities, the Vendor Code of Conduct, and the Vendor Performance Management Program.
Proponents must review and follow the policies below as part of doing business (or renewing existing agreements) with Halton Region:
Halton Region’s Supply Chain Management division is responsible for the procurement of goods, services and construction projects:
Strategic Sourcing at Halton Region is conducted in accordance with our Procurement By-law (PDF file) and applicable trade agreement obligations.
Supply Chain Management provides vendors with fair and equal opportunities to bid on Regional business.
You can view Halton Region’s advertised bid opportunities on Halton's Bid Opportunities website, Bids and Tenders for the following commodities:
Irregularities in connection with any bid will be resolved in accordance with Regional policies and procedures, and the Bid Irregularities below.
In addition to Halton Region’s opportunities posted on Bids and Tenders, Halton Region may leverage buying groups and collaborative procurement processes to conduct joint procurements or join existing agreements available to Halton Region. Halton Region may leverage agreements from:
Vendors are encouraged to access the websites linked above to participate in procurements that Halton Region may leverage in the future.
Unsolicited Proposals encourage innovation opportunities and new ideas that have the potential to enhance public benefit in various areas across the Region. If you wish to submit an Unsolicited Proposal, please send an email to email@example.com.
Any procurement resulting from an unsolicited proposal has to meet the requirements of the Procurement By-law. There is no obligation on the Region to action unsolicited proposals.
Halton Region procurement documents now include the Halton Region Vendor Code of Conduct (PDF file) which requires vendors to demonstrate:
To be eligible for selection, bidders must conﬁrm that they will comply with the Vendor Code of Conduct. When submitting your bid, please include the signed vendor code acknowledgement form.
Effective January 1, 2024, the Region has introduced a Vendor Performance Management Program, which promotes good and consistent performance of vendors who provide goods, services, and/or construction to the Region.
This program supports provisions in the Region’s Procurement By-Law that require monitoring and assessment of vendor performance. The program will only apply to certain projects and it will be clearly noted in the procurement solicitation documents if applicable.
For more information about the Vendor Performance Management Program, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.