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Old Posted Feb 16, 2018, 2:08 PM
wags_in_the_peg wags_in_the_peg is offline
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Originally Posted by cllew View Post
Noticed on the Bid Opportunities section of the city website that a large number of the tenders have been revised to add an optional section on Indigenous Identification. They city wants to know if bidders are owned by 51% or more (either singly or a group) by people of indigenous background.

At this time the city says that it is only for statistical purposes and will not count towards awarding of the contract being tendered.
at my company, all our USA suppliers are classified as "minority owned", "women owned" "veteran owned" and we report this back to the US Feds as part of the military contracts we are awarded. It's nothing new to classify your suppliers.
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