Dictionary of Procurement Terms

Dictionary of Procurement Terms

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  • C & F

  • C.P.M.

  • C.P.P.

  • Calendar of Events

    Critical or significant projectrelated activities or events posted chronologically.
  • Call up Number

    CANADIAN The unique number of a requisition.
  • Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships (CCPPP)

    The CCPPP is a national not-for-profit organization with representation from across the public and private sectors. It collaborates with all levels of government and the private sector to enable innovative and sustainable approaches to public infrastructure development and maintenance through public-private partnerships.
  • Canadian General Standards Board (CGSB)

    The CGSB, a division of the Canadian federal government, is accredited by the Standards Council of Canada as a product and management systems certification body.
  • Canadian Institute for Procurement and Materiel Management

    A not-for-profit organization (formerly called the Materiel Management Institute) in which membership is open to anyone with an interest in the management of goods and services in the public sector.
  • Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)

    A quasi-judicial body—with the powers of a superior court—in Canada’s trade remedy system. The CITT has the authority to conduct inquiries into complaints by potential suppliers concerning procurement by the federal government that is covered by international trade agreements. The tribunal also deals with challenges to Canadian government contracts that arise under an international agreement.
  • Canadian Public Procurement Council (CPPC)

    A national membership-based non-profit organization that has supported and promoted the public procurement profession in Canada since 1999.



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