Policy and strategies for Procurement

Understand the rules governing the Province’s procurement and various procurement strategies and initiatives in B.C.

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Government policy

Chapter 6 of the Core Policy and Procedures Manual (CPPM) sets out policies governing procurement that all ministries are expected to follow.

Trade agreements

The Province is a party to or subject to several trade agreements that dictate certain elements of a procurement. Where a trade agreement applies to a procurement, that procurement should be planned and executed in accordance with the requirements of that trade agreement.


The legislative framework that governs procurement in the Province.

Strategies and initiatives

Innovative strategies and initiatives to support procurement modernization and make it easier to do business with government.