Indigenous business and federal procurement

The Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Business (PSIB) is the Government of Canada's policy to support under-represented Indigenous businesses with procurement opportunities.

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) advocates for Indigenous businesses so they can:

ISC supports other federal organizations' Indigenous procurement objectives by:

Procurement 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.

Indigenous business directory

Available to all levels of government and the private sector, this directory helps Indigenous businesses pursue business opportunities.

Policy and audit information

Audit information

Audits to ensure that Indigenous businesses met the ownership, control, Indigenous employment and Indigenous content criteria.

Policies, reports and interpretation bulletins

Bulletins, contracting policies, and reports related to the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business.

Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business Booklet

Informational booklet about PSAB.

Guidelines for buyers and government officials

Policies, definitions and procedures about tendering, bidding and dispute mechanism.

Important links

How to register and self-identify in the directory, attract international customers, and a guide for Indigenous women starting a new business.

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