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What is an Ontario Business as defined by BOBIA?

An Ontario Business is defined as:

  1. Any Supplier, manufacturer or distributor that conducts its activities on a permanent basis in Ontario, and
  2. At the time of a procurement, either:
    1. Has its headquarters or main office in Ontario, OR
    2. Has a minimum of 250 full-time employees in Ontario.

Note: If a supplier is unable to meet the definition above, they are not considered an Ontario Business.

Last Updated:  April 30, 2024