Highways and Public Works

Procurement Support Centre

Reverse Trade Show

When: Wednesday, November 29, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where: Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre, Whitehorse

Cost: Free. Pre-registration not required.

This is a trade show style event, where the booths are staffed by officials from government departments -- instead of businesses.

Network and discuss your business with procurement authorities in an informal setting, connect with other contractors, and learn about commonly procured goods and services.





9:00 a.m.

Trade show opens


10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Doing business with Yukon government

Presented by: Melissa Hall, Procurement Support Centre, Department of Highways and Public Works


12:15 p.m. to 12:40 p.m.

Lunch (provided)

Update on procurement

Presented by: Catherine Harwood, Project Lead, Procurement Support Centre, Department of Highways and Public Works


1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Doing business with Government of Canada

Presented by: John Johnstone, Office of Small and Medium Enterprise, Public Works and Government Services Canada


1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Bid rigging, collusive behavior and corporate compliance

Presented by: Terence Stechysin and David Jones, Competition Bureau


2:00 p.m.

Closing KDCC Longhouse


Matchmaking sessions

Informal one-on-one discussions with senior officials from selected departments about procurement in their work areas. Sign up for a session at the trade show registration desk.


Elders Lounge and Classroom B


10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Darren Stahl - Yukon Housing Corporation

Robin Anderson - Tourism and Culture

Eddie Rideout - Economic Development

Laura Prentice - A/Director, Community Services

Rick Kent - Senior Program Manager, Community Services

Shanna Epp - A/Director, Procurement Support Centre


12:45 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Highways and Public Works

Debra Thibodeau - Director, Supply Services

Bill Stonehouse - Manager, Acquisition Services and Planning

Pascale Black - Manager, Queen's Printer

Paul Murchison - Director, Transportation Engineering

Lisa Farynowski - A/Director, Realty and Capital Asset Planning

Vern Janz - Director, Transport Services

Shelby Workman - Director, Capital Development


2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Capital Development - projects and planning

Capital Development Senior Building Program Managers, Jody Fobe and Philip Christensen, with the Capital Development project management team.



Department of Community Services

  • Infrastructure
  • Operations
  • Wildland Fire

Department of Economic Development

Department of Energy, Mines and Resources

Department of Education

Department of Environment

Government of Canada

Department of Highways and Public Works

  • Facilities Management
  • Acquisition Services and Planning
  • Queen's Printer
  • Capital Development
  • Transportation Engineering
  • Transportation Maintenance
  • Realty and Capital Asset Planning

Department of Justice

Department of Tourism and Culture

Yukon Hospital Corporation

Yukon Housing Corporation

Yukon Liquor Corporation

däna Näye Ventures

Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

Yukon College

Whitehorse Chamber of Commerce

City of Whitehorse

Yukon Chamber of Commerce


Past Trade Shows

Reverse Trade Show 2016 

Contact the Procurement Support Centre

Office hours: Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m..

Physical and mailing address:
Suite 101 - 104 Elliott Street (W-3C)
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 0M2

Phone: (867) 667-5385
Fax: (867) 393-6245
Toll free (In Yukon): 1-800-661-0408 ext. 5385