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  • C & F

  • C.P.M.

  • C.P.P.

  • Calendar of Events

    Critical or significant project-related activities or events posted chronologically.
  • Call up Number

    CANADIAN The unique number of a requisition.
  • Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP)

    The CCPPP is a national not-for-profit organization with representation from across the public and private sectors. It collaborates with all levels of government and the private sector to enable innovative and sustainable approaches to public infrastructure development and maintenance through public-private partnerships.
  • Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)

    The CGSB, a division of the Canadian Federal Government, is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a product certification body and a management systems certification body.
  • Canadian Institute for Procurement and Materiel Management

    A not-for-profit organization, formerly the Materiel Management Institute, membership in which is open to anyone with an interest in the management of goods and services in the public sector.
  • Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)

    A quasi-judicial body, with the powers of a superior court, in Canada’s trade remedy system with authority to conduct inquiries into complaints by potential suppliers concerning procurement by the federal government that is covered by International Trade Agreements. The Tribunal also deals with challenges on Canadian government contracts arising under an international agreement.
  • Canadian Public Procurement Council (CPPC)

    A national, membership-based non-profit organization that supports and promotes the public procurement profession nationally in Canada since 1999.



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