Bids and Tenders

The Town of Milton follows strict by-laws and regulations for purchasing goods and services. Please read the details of these regulations below.  Register and submit bids for all current bids and tenders offered by the Town of Milton using our Bids and Tenders Online application.


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Certificate of Recognition (CORTM) Program

Town of Milton requiring CORTM in 2018

In continuing to build a future-ready organization, Milton has adopted the Certificate of Recognition (CORTM) program as part  of its construction contract management and construction tendering process. This is a reaffirmation of the Town’s ongoing commitment to health and safety for contractors, employees and residents.

Council approved the following phase-in plan:


Project Criteria

CORTM Requirement



>$5M Project Budget

and / or

Market Readiness

Prequalification documents will include scoring for CORTM registered and CORTM certified.

March 2018


>$5M Project Budget

and / or

Market Readiness

CORTM registration/certification will be a requirement for General Contractors,   Construction Consultants and External Project Managers.

In addition, the CORTM requirement will also be expanded to add the Major Sub-trades to be CORTM registered or certified.  This requirement will be included in the prequalification document and will be scored for CORTM registered and CORTM certified.

January 2019


>$500,000 Project Budget

and / or

Market Readiness

CORTM certification will be a requirement for General Contractors, Major Sub-trades, Construction Consultants and External Project Managers.

January 2020

For a full copy of the council report please visit CORS-013-18-COR Program.

For more information on CORTM visit

Town of Milton Purchasing Regulations

Our Purchasing By-law outlines how we acquire goods and services. Council approves any exceptions from the guidelines stated in the by-law.

Purchase Order Terms and Conditions

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005

We are committed to preventing and removing barriers to accessing goods and services for persons with disabilities. We are bound by the Standards under the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005.

Regulations enacted under the Act apply to all designated public sector organizations and third parties providing goods and services to members of the public on behalf of the Town of Milton.

Consultants or contractors, their employees and all sub-contractors hired by the consultants or contractors to complete their work, must meet or exceed compliance with all applicable regulations under the Act which came into effect on January 1, 2010.

Successful bidders must have their employees:  

  1. Read the Guidelines and Integrated Accessibility Training Brochure.
  2. Sign the Confirmation of Acceptance Form.

Code of Ethics

We follow the Code of Ethics as outlined by the Purchasing Management Association of Canada (PMAC). We belong to several other professional organizations, including:

Notice of Participaton with Buying Groups

Public notice as required by the Canadian Free Trade Agreement. The Town of Milton intends to participate in one or more procurements conducted by the following cooperative buying groups.

For further information and access to relevant information and notices, please review the websites below.

Halton Cooperative Purchasing Group (HCPG) – bids called by the HCPG will be advertised on  Visit our website at to learn more about our cooperative buying opportunities.

Ontario Education Collaborative Marketplace (OECM) -

Supply Chain Ontario -

Metrolinx -