Learn more about COVID-19 in Saskatchewan:

Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan's website have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow box in the right or left rail that resembles the link below. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found at:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

Software-based translations do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language. The Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Information for Communications and Print Service Providers

The Communications Procurement Policy protects and promotes the use of fair, transparent and competitive communications procurement practices used by the Government of Saskatchewan.

Top

1. Communication Procurement Policy

The Government of Saskatchewan Communications Procurement Policy directs communications and print procurement for government and its Crown corporations and agencies. The policy was implemented in November 2008. A one-year review resulted in further changes that were approved by Cabinet in October 2010.

In addition to the Communications Procurement Policy, tenders are also subject to:

Top

2. Communications Services Business Classifications

Agency of Record

1.1 Advertising Agency
1.2 Media Buying

Primary Research & Analysis

2.1 Qualitative – In-person
2.2 Qualitative – Online
2.3 Quantitative – In-person
2.4 Quantitative – Online

Interactive

3.1 Strategy, Information Architecture, Analytics Consulting, and UX
3.2 Web Design & Development
3.3 Mobile/Social Service Development
3.4 Full Service Interactive Agencies

Multimedia Production

4.1 Television Commercial Production
4.2 Video Production
4.3 Post Production
4.4 Sound Production
4.5 Animation
4.6 Media Duplication

Photography

5.1 Photographers

Design & Desktop Publishing

6.1 Graphic Design
6.2 Desktop Publishing

Writing

7.1 Writing

Event Coordination

8.1 Event Planning and Experiential Marketing 

Marketing

9.1 Marketing strategy 
9.3 Social Media/Online Community Management

Communications Management

10.1 Communications Strategy
10.2 Media Training

Media Monitoring

11.1 Print & Broadcast Media Monitoring

Top

A list of Print Services Business Classifications is available on the Publications Centre in printable PDF format.

Top

4. Registration Forms

When applying to become a registered supplier with our office, please submit your completed supplier registration package, which includes the registration form and three completed references forms. In order to be registered in multiple business classes, we require three completed references per sub category. Once we have received your completed package, we will review your application and be in touch. Please email your completed packages to commtenders@gov.sk.ca.

Agency of Record

Communications Services

Print Services

If you are currently a supplier and need to update your registration, please complete the registration update form. If you are adding services, please include three references per sub category. It is important to keep your supplier record up to date to ensure you are not missing out on tender opportunities. Please email your complete update form to commtenders@gov.sk.ca.

Top

5. Tender Summary Reports

Below is a link to tenders awarded by Communications Services. These reports are a summary of only bidding suppliers. Typically, five or more suppliers are invited on each tender. If you have a question about a particular summary or tender, please email commtenders@gov.sk.ca.

We need your feedback to improve saskatchewan.ca. Help us improve