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Doing Business with the Federal Government

  • 21 Mar 2023
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Hybrid - Rural Women's Business Centre in Central Bedeque or Online


Join us on March 21st from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. for a hybrid event - attend in-person at the RWBC or virtually - to learn about "Doing Business with the Federal Government."

As one of the largest purchasers of goods and services in Canada, the Government of Canada spends $22 billion annually. If you're interested in learning how your business can do business with the federal government or curious about the process of starting a business, this session is for you.

During this workshop, you'll learn how to:

  • Determine if the Government of Canada purchases your goods or services
  • Understand the contracting process
  • Register in supplier databases
  • Build networks and promote your business
  • Search for opportunities
  • Take advantage of procurement information on
  • Understand the security clearance process
  • Bid on opportunities

Nadia Damphousse, Outreach Officer with Procurement Assistance Canada, Public Services and Procurement Canada, will be on-site at PEIBWA's Rural Women Business Centre in Central Bedeque. If you can't make it in person, you can still connect virtually. There is no fee to attend this workshop, but advance registration is required. Light refreshments will be served, so feel free to bring your lunch. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Nadia has over 13 years of experience working for the City of Dieppe (NB) in various managerial roles. With an undergraduate degree in recreology and a master's degree in public administration (MPA management), she is well-equipped to guide you through the process of doing business with the federal government.