Value-Added Procurement

The Issue: 

In a context of fiscal restraint, public procurement is one of the primary tools with which government can have a material impact on growth and innovation in the broader economy. However, the government’s current approach to procurement undermines its capacity to do so.

The Province of Ontario should utilize every opportunity to leverage public sector procurement in transportation and transit development to spur innovation and support job creation in Canada

Our Goal:

To implement public sector procurement policies that increase value to the Ontario economy and spur innovation by according a ten percent preference to Canadian value -added economic activity including research and development and/or engineering activities on transportation and transit related procurements that are not subject to international trade agreements.

This is a Federal Issue.
Our local Members of Parliament:

Thunder Bay – Rainy River
Don Rusnak, MP
1.800.667.6186
don.rusnak@parl.gc.ca

Thunder Bay – Superior North
Patty Hajdu, MP
807.766.2090
patty.hajdu@parl.gc.ca

This is a Provincial Issue.
Our local Members of Provincial Parliament:

Thunder Bay – Atikokan
Bill Mauro, MPP
807.597.2629
bmauro.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org 

Thunder Bay – Superior North
Michael Gravelle, MPP
807.345.3647
mgravelle.mpp.co@liberal.ola.org 

This is a Municipal Issue.
Contact us to be included in talks and updates.

Charla Robinson, President
807.624.2626
charla@tbchamber.ca

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