Limestone Learning Foundation

Purchasing Services is involved and focused on the strategic acquisition of goods and services in support of student success. It is the department's goal to achieve value for money through best practices that are supported by Board Policy 18: Purchasing and Administrative Procedure 515: Purchasing Procedure, the Government of Ontario's Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive, and the governing laws of procurement.

What We Do:

  • deliver first-class customer service and support;

  • participate in strategic acquisition;

  • facilitate and manage the competitive bid process;

  • sourcing and market research;

  • develop and manage vendor relationships; and

  • risk management and risk mitigation strategies.

Bids and Tenders

The Board advertises its open public competitive bidding processes through Bids & Tenders which provides suppliers of goods and services exposure to a variety of buyers in not only the education sector, but provincial and municipal sectors as well. The Board's open competitive processes promote fairness and transparency to ensure equal treatment without preference to responsive and responsible vendors.

Sign up to receive bid opportunity notifications by visiting the
Bids & Tenders website.

Limestone District School Board is a member of several National and province-based collaborative strategic sourcing groups/marketplaces listed below that offer a wide range of collaboratively-sourced and competitively priced products and services:

The departments/staff can contact the purchasing department if they require assistance with procurement or to source products and services through an open, fair, and competitive sourcing process as required by the BPS Procurement Directives and other trade agreement requirements.

Vendors looking to become a member of one of our Collaborative strategic sourcing groups can click on the links below or contact our purchasing department for more information at [email protected]

Potential vendors should review the following terms and conditions:

Contact Us
Lindsay Benjamin
Assistant Manager of Financial Services 
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Pauline Baker
Procurement Specialist
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Phone Image 1-800-267-0935 ext.31347

Jody Fitz
Procurement Specialist
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General Purchasing

The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.