Co-Operative Purchasing

Lakehead District School Board is a member of Lakehead Purchasing Consortium (LPC), a co-operative purchasing group dedicated to providing optimum value and resources to its member agencies.

The following entities are participating members of LPC:

City of Thunder Bay (Lead), Confederation College of Applied Arts, Lakehead District School Board, Lakehead University, Northwestern Ontario School of Medicine (NOSM), Thunder Bay Catholic District School Board, Thunder Bay District Health Unit, Thunder Bay Public Library, Conseil scolaire de district catholique des Aurores boréales, Contact North, The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board.

LPC Bid Schedule

Tender Name Contract Expiry
Air Filters* November 30, 2020
Custodial Papers December 31, 2022
Lighting* August 31, 2021
Refuse Removal & Recycle* November 30, 2023
Fire Extinguisher Service* June 30, 2024
Energy Management Services* May 31, 2021
Travel Services* September 30, 2024
Garbage Bags* Nov 30, 2020
Welding Gas & Consumables (Cylinder Gas)* June 14, 2021
Fire Alarm Test & Inspect* June 30, 2022

*LDSB Bid Participation

In addition, LDSB collaborates with Ontario Educational Collaborative marketplace “OECM” as a strategic sourcing partner.

With OECM’s Marketplace of Products and Services constantly growing, we actively review OECM’s offerings taking part in new and existing tenders that we believe will achieve significant savings and efficiencies for LDSB.

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