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About CCPA

CCPA (Canadian Cooperative Purchasing Alliance) is a leading governmental purchasing cooperative working to reduce the cost of goods and services by leveraging the purchasing power of public agencies in Canada. CCPA utilizes state of the art procurement resources and solutions that result in cooperative purchasing contracts that ensure all public agencies are receiving products and services of the highest quality at the lowest prices.

CCPA's Process

CCPA works with a lead public agency, who competitively solicits master contracts. Contracts are based on quality, performance, and most importantly pricing. These contracts are established using the following process:

Who Can Use CCPA's Contracts

There are over 90,000 agencies in Canada from both the public and nonprofit sectors that are eligible to utilize CCPA's cooperative purchasing contracts. These include, but are not limited to the following agency types:

Canadian Competitive Bidding Laws

CCPA contracts uphold the spirit and intent of the MASH Annex’s (Annex 502.4) objectives of fair and open competition for publiccontracts. CCPA contracts promote nondescrimination and transparency. Click here to view Annex 502.4.