Property & Procurement

Empower Simcoe Property & Procurement department, in collaboration with agency departments, administers the preparation, closing and awarding of procurements such as:

  • Request for Quotations (RFQ)
  • Request for Proposals (RFP)
  • Request for Tenders (RFT)

Empower Simcoe works to ensure that the procurement of goods, services and constructions contracts are conducted in an open, fair and transparent competitive bid process in compliance with the Ontario Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive.

Bid Opportunities

Sorry, there are no current bid opportunities available. Please check back soon.

Snow Plowing, Snow Removal and Ice Control

General Project Description: To provide snow plowing, snow removal and ice control services for 48 Empower Simcoe locations throughout Barrie, Orillia, Oro-Medonte, Ramara and Springwater.

Status: Open

Closing Date: Thu Sep 28, 2023 2:00 PM (EDT)

Notice of Participation in Cooperative Buying Groups

Empower Simcoe is participating in one or more procurements conducted by the following cooperative buying groups:

    • Georgian Bay Area Public Purchasing Cooperative (GBAPPC)
    • Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM)
    • Supply Ontario (Vendor of Record Program)
    • Kinetic GPO


Empower Simcoe Purchasing Terms and Conditions

Preferred Vendor List

If you would like to be considered for our preferred vendor list please email the Property and Procurement team at:

All Empower Simcoe preferred vendors/contractors must have proof of general liability insurance and WSIB.