The Mandate Letter for Public Services and Procurement includes a commitment to “work with the minister of Indigenous Services and the president of the Treasury Board to create more opportunities for Indigenous businesses to succeed and grow by creating a new target to have at least 5% of federal contracts awarded to businesses managed and led by Indigenous Peoples.”
Canada’s procurement strategy for Indigenous business is not working! Yes, there have been some success but when 19 Indigenous companies are referred out of 55,000 nationally to participate in Canada’s largest procurement in history, there is a problem in identifying who can supply what!
Supplier diversity programs that promote an inclusive approach to procurement play a significant role in addressing social injustice. ITFC is taking a leadership role in identifying, engaging and connecting Indigenous communities and Indigenous businesses with non-Indigenous business community.Learn More
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ITFC will connect Indigenous communities and businesses in an effort to build specific capacities that can respond to imminent opportunities both regionally and nationally!
Procurement opportunities exist, when you read about contract awards its already too late- ITFC will provide alerts and notifications of both opportunities and requests to partner from companies willing to share their capacity in an effort to capitalize on procurement opportunities.
Once established ITFC will make sure your known! If they do not know you exist, how can they buy from you! We will make that happen!