Any purchase for goods or services with a total value (less tax and freight) equal to or exceeding $5000  requires (3) competitive quotes (verbal quotes are  NOT acceptable). Any product or service that is projected to exceed $75,000 shall at a minimum be posted on the http://www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca website.

For Construction and Facilities repair and products written quotes are always required, and it must be advertised if it exceeds $200,000 as per the TILMA agreement Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement.