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Mar 19, 2024 | Online
March 19, 2024 2:00 pm - March 19, 2024 3:00 pm

City of Toronto – The Municipal Government provides programs and services to Toronto residents, businesses, and visitors. Toronto is home to more than 2.9 million people whose diversity and experiences make this great city Canada’s leading economic engine and one of the world’s most diverse cities.

This session is for CGLCC certified suppliers only!

In the session, the City of Toronto will address::

  • Exciting news and developments within your organization in regard to procurement and supplier diversity.
  • Specifics on visibility and winning contracts with your organization.
  • Current procurement needs (Please see the list below)
  • High spend or common areas for procurement for your organization.


  • City’s Procurement types, methods and social procurement policy/program
  • Registration in Ariba and other procurement platforms that the City is using.
  • Some highlights and success stories
  • Some City’s programs or workshops available to suppliers

List of Service Areas –
Architectural Services
Branding and graphic design
Catering (food vending, vegan options, gluten-free, pastry and cafés)
Cleaning products and services (including waste removal, and window cleaning)
Clothing, footwear and rainwear
Construction services
Consulting (including management, human resources, communications, environment, landscape, and drafting)
Courier services
Electrical products and services
Engineering services
Event planning
Fuel and chemical products supply
Graffiti removers
HVAC supplies
Interior design
IT products and services
Legal services
Machine shop equipment and tools
Marketing (including advertising, promotions and communications)
Medical supplies and hospital furnishings
Office furniture
Office Supplies
PPE and safety equipment
Printing services
Promotional products

CGLCC’s certified suppliers can contact their procurement team ( before the session to have you included in their Diverse Supplier List.

Your speaker:

Dana Al Balkhi (she/her)
Coordinator, Purchasing Services
Social Procurement – Policy and Program Planning

Interested in learning more about some of our Corporate Partners? This is the perfect opportunity to meet some of our partners at the CGLCC and see what they are specifically looking for in procurement. 

Please note that our Meet The Buyer sessions are for certified diverse suppliers only – for more information on becoming a certified supplier with CGLCC, click here or email us at