Maintenance on CanadaBuys

The CanadaBuys website and SAP Ariba will be down for scheduled maintenance at the times listed below. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

  • CanadaBuys on Friday, April 12 from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm (Eastern Time)   
  • SAP Ariba on Saturday, April 13 from 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm (Eastern Time)   


Learn about the different types of notifications you can sign up for and how to register, update or delete your subscriptions.

Finding and using UNSPSC codes

The following guide is for finding United Nations Standard Products and Services Code (UNSPSC) codes and how to use them to search for tender opportunities on CanadaBuys.

Following a saved search or tender notice

This resource guide will walk you through how to follow a tender notice or a search performed on CanadaBuys. You can subscribe to receive updates on the selected notice or saved search by email or in a web feed.

Signaling your interest in partnering for an active tender

This resource article will walk you through the process of expressing interest in partnering with other businesses for tender opportunities on CanadaBuys. Keep in mind that to participate in a list of interested businesses, you must agree to the terms of use. Read the terms of use for more information.

Customizing notifications in SAP Ariba to meet your business needs

Whether you’re a sole proprietor working from home or you’re running a large organization with 500 employees, all business owners can agree that time is money.

In this article, we’ll show you the notifications your business might want to receive, and how to set them up. These notifications are emails that are sent to you when an activity occurs that might be of interest to you. This way, you’ll never miss an important opportunity, you’ll find out right away about order delays, you’ll know when a contract is about to expire, and more.


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