The Purchasing Division of the Town of Whitby's Corporate Services Department is the centralized agency for the procurement of goods and services required by all departments. It is the duty of the Purchasing Division to acquire goods and services as economically as possible with due regard for price, quality, and delivery. Utilizing standardization and competitive bidding on the basis of adequate specifications, wherever possible, the Purchasing Division solicits pricing on supplies, equipment, rentals, services, printing requirements, building constructions and renovations, road construction, park developments, and the sale of obsolete and salvage materials.

Purchasing staff maintain membership in the Purchasing Management Association of Canada, National Institute of Governmental Purchasing, and the Ontario Public Buyer Association and subscribe to the principles and ethics of these associations.

The Town of Whitby is a member of the Durham Purchasing Co-operative Group, established to promote consistency, efficiency, and a "best value" approach in the purchase of goods and services among its membership. Learn more about the Durham Purchasing Co-operative Group.

Current Bid Opportunities and Historical Bids

Announcement: New eProcurement Software Tool - Bids & Tenders launching April 18, 2016.

For bid opportunities, please visit 
Town of Whitby Bids and Tenders Page

For historical bid opportunities posted prior to April 18, 2016, please visit Historical Bids posted prior to April 18, 2016.


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Purchasing Policy

For complete details on the Town of Whitby's purchasing policy, please view the Town of Whitby Purchasing Policy

Important Documents

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