Indigenous business and federal procurement

The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) is the Government of Canada's policy to support Indigenous businesses with procurement opportunities in the federal government.

PSAB helps to address the under-representation of Indigenous business participation in the federal procurement process. PSAB enhances the creation, growth and long-term viability of Indigenous businesses by assisting them in competing for federal procurement opportunities.

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) manages PSAB. The Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business Guidelines for Buyers and Government Officials was launched in 1996 and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) is the policy owner and program administrator.

PSAB has 2 parts:

ISC advocates for Indigenous businesses so they are able to:

ISC supports other federal organizations in meeting their Indigenous procurement objectives by:

Services and information

Indigenous business procurement information for federal procurement officers

Why, when, and how to include economic opportunities for Indigenous businesses in your procurement processes.

Procurement information for Indigenous business owners

How federal procurement works and how you can participate as an Indigenous business owner.


10 Wellington Street, Room 1105
Gatineau, QC K1A 0H4
Tel: 1-800-400-7677
Fax: 819-956-9837

Date modified: