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​Purchasing Services​

Board Office BuildingCatholic schools in the Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board inspire and nurture strong communities of faith, engaged  communities of learning and compassionate communities of service.

We educate our students to grow in grace and knowledge and to lead lives of faith, hope and love.

We are committed to academic excellence and the relentless pursuit of success for each student and staff member, fostered within a faith filled Catholic learning environment.

The purchasing department is primarily involved and focused upon the strategic acquisition of goods and services.

The department ensures fiscally responsible, transparent and accountable decision making practices and resource allocation of all school, board and provincial resources to achieve goals that equitably meet current needs in our school and board communities.

It's the department's goal to achieve overall value through best practices as outlined in the board's purchasing procedures, the Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive and various governing laws of procurement. The Board complies with the procurement rules set out in the following trade agreements when conducting procurement; The Canadian​ Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), Ontario Quebec Trade Cooperation Agreement [OQTCA], and The Canadian European Union Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement [CETA].​

What we do:
  • Manage and facilitate competitive procurement process
  • Participate in cooperative strategic acquisitions
  • Support risk mitigation strategies
  • Facilitate and manage the competitive bid process
  • Sourcing and market research
  • Develop and manage vendor relationships

Bids and Tenders:

The Board's open, competitive processes promote fairness and transparency to ensure equal treatment without preference to responsive and responsible vendors. The Board advertises its open and competitive bidding processes through for procurements projected to cost $100,000 or more. It is the vendor's responsibility to register with


The board's method of payment is by direct deposit as electronic funds transfer (EFT) has proven to be faster and more secure. Contact Accounting Services in order to register for EFT payment by email: 

Terms and Conditions: 

Algonquin Lakeshore Catholic District School Board (ALCDSB) purchase orders are issued subject to the following terms and conditions. Additional terms, conditions and requirements may be specified in a competitive process issued by ALCDSB.

Purchasing Terms of Service

Other Links

  • Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive
  • Biddingo

Contact us for more information


  • Discipleship

    We accept the call to be imitators of Christ by embracing the Beatitudes through authentic witness at the school, community, and global levels. Rooted in our commitment to transmit our Faith and Catholic tradition, we are inspired to build communities dedicated to the formation of young people who recognize their gifts and responsibilities to contribute to the transformation of the world into a more just and loving society for all.

  • Scholarship

    We believe that each student, made in the image and likeness of God and being hope for the future, can be engaged in their learning and achieve at high levels with appropriate supports. We are committed to ensuring that the potential of each student is realized through the achievement of ambitious outcomes and improving in their learning to the highest possible level.

  • Stewardship

    We embrace our responsibilities for the prudent and judicious use of the resources we have been allocated. In our context, we are committed to the development and growth of all employees, responsible and accountable practices and our call to care for all of God's creation.