MARCAN (MARketplace CANada)
is an initiative of federal, provincial
and territorial governments under
the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).

Established in 2001, MARCAN provides access to the following resources:

  • Information on the rules for public sector procurement that governments have committed to under the AIT;
  • General complaint procedures;
  • Statistics on procurement by government entities;
  • Procurement contact information; and
  • Links to websites that publish tender notices for procurement opportunities within the Canadian public sector.

MARCAN is managed by the Internal Trade Secretariat.

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