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Summit, Canada’s magazine on public sector purchasing, in collaboration with the Canadian Public Procurement Council (CPPC), offers two awards of excellence for projects or policy initiatives in the public procurement community. These awards are Summit’s way of recognizing leadership, excellence and experience in the public sector purchasing and supply chain management communities in Canada.

Leadership in Public Procurement Award

The Leadership in Public Procurement award is open to any organization in the public procurement community and is offered for a exceptional project that demonstrates innovation and leadership. The submission deadline is June 30. Nomination forms are available from Summit: Canada’s magazine on public sector purchasing.


Previous winners of the Leadership in Public Procurement Award are:
2005 BC Government: Procurement and Contract Management Program
Canada Revenue Agency: Administrative Directorate Management Team
2006 City of Ottawa: Light Rail Transit (LRT) Procurement
2007 Ontario Shared Services: Contract Management Tool Kit
2008 Alberta Infrastructure: Alberta Schools Alternative Procurement
2009 City of Edmonton: Light Duty Vehicles Strategic Sourcing Initiative
2011 Province of Nova Scotia: Public Sector Procurement Program
2012 University of Toronto: The Negotiable RFP in Action

Leadership in Green Procurement Award

The Leadership in Green Procurement is also open to any organization in the public procurement community and is offered for a project that demonstrates leading practices in “greening” public procurement. The submission deadline is June 30. Nomination forms are available from Summit: Canada’s magazine on public sector purchasing.

Previous winners of the Leadership in Green Procurement Award are:

2007 ON Ministry of Transport: Constructing Green Pavements
2008 Public Works and Government Services Canada: IT Hardware Master Standing Office
2009 NR CAN, CANMET: RETScreen International
2010 Toronto Transit Commission: Green Procurement Policy