The Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association (ACADA), in partnership with Venn Innovation and Public Services & Procurement Canada, will host an informational workshop to help businesses navigate government procurement opportunities and related security requirements. This half-day session will feature informational presentations on the Contract Security Program and Finding Opportunities on

If you are new to government procurement or need to refresh your knowledge on the Contract Security Program requirements and/or how to navigate the BuyandSell tendering site, this workshop is for you!

08:30 - 09:00   Check in, coffee & networking

09:00 - 09:10   Welcome remarks

09:10 - 10:15  How to obtain a Security Clearance with the Contract Security Program 

Alexandre Parent, Senior Client Relations Officer | Christopher Saunders, Program Coordinator, Personnel Security Screening Division

  • Program overview
  • Bidding requirements
  • Registration
  • Organization security screening
  • Personnel security screening
  • Regional aspects
  • Your role

10:15 - 10:35   Networking Break

10:35 - 12:00  Finding opportunities on - Office of Small and Medium Enterprises, Public Services & Procurement Canada - Liette Lavallee, Senior Outreach Officer (NB)

This session provides you with an overview of the key features and functionalities, including how to:

  • Search for tenders, contract history and standing offers, and supply arrangements
  • Follow opportunities to keep you informed about new tender notices and amendments
  • Find additional sources of information for suppliers

For further information please contact:

Lisa Clory

Provincial Director, New Brunswick

Atlantic Canada Aerospace & Defence Association

p: 902.425.0070 x 5  m: 506.470.9924

a: 40 Crowther Lane | Knowledge Park – 2nd Floor, Fredericton, NB  E3C 0J1

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