Overall Rating Expired
Overall Score Expired
Liaison Michael Chapman
Submission Date Dec. 11, 2013
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STARS v1.2

Nova Scotia Community College
OP-T2-25: Local Businesses

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete Expired Kevin Cameron
Manager, Procurement
Financial Services
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Does the institution give preference to local products and businesses in its purchasing decisions? Local food purchases, which are covered in OP Credit 6: Food Purchasing, are not included in this credit.:
Yes

A brief description of the program:

The NSCC Procurement Policy states...
"In order to support the local economy, Nova Scotia Community College may apply a preference for goods up to and including $10,000 (excluding taxes), which are manufactured, or produced in Nova Scotia, when it is determined to be in the best interest for the Province of Nova Scotia. This guideline has been established to support the principles of public procurement and buy local initiatives in Nova Scotia which support Nova Scotia small businesses and communities"...


The website URL where information about the program, policy, or practice is available:

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