The Purchasing Department is responsible for negotiating the acquisition and commercial terms of goods and services required by Capilano University. In general, the more complex and/or expensive the purchase the greater the rigor of process will be applied. For example, verbal or informal faxed quotations will be obtained for routine purchases or a formal written request for proposal or tender will be used for complex higher value purchases.
The University is required to comply with the Federal-Provincial Agreement of Internal Trade (AIT) and the BC-Alberta-Saskatchewan
Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (NWPTA)
to conduct its procurement business in an open, fair
and transparent manner.
These Trade Agreements require the University to openly and publically
tender purchases of goods and/or services where the value
(inclusive of taxes) is
$75,000 or greater and construction where the value is
$200,000 or greater.
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310
Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.