Surety bonds are an integral part of the municipal public works tendering process. Your complimentary OGRA eTendering Solution membership benefit supports receiving both bids and surety bonds electronically including the authentication of the electronic bid bond. We would like to invite you and your colleagues to join the Surety Association of Canada,  OGRA and MERX in an interactive webinar on Wednesday May 20, 2015 at 11:00am and Wednesday May 27, 2015 12:00pm to learn how to incorporate, accept and authenticate electronic bonds in your tendering process. The webinar will detail the role of surety bonds in municipal tendering, the advantages of electronic bonds, and the systems in place to uphold the integrity of the bonding process.


Webinar Series

View Recording: Mitigating risk for municipal contstruction projects – with special guest Denis Chamberland, one of Canada’s leading public procurement lawers.

Solution Library

Visit the OGRA eTendering Solution Library to access exclusive excerpts from Michael Asner’s “The Request for Proposal Handbook”. The library also includes best practices information, useful articles and excerpts from procurement publications.

Your OGRA municipality membership includes complimentary use of OGRA eTendering

The OGRA eTendering Solution is a public works management solution designed by municipalities for municipalities and powered by MERX. Through MERX we provide the most robust, capable, secure and widely used electronic tendering solution in Canada.  Simply email with your name, email address, phone number, and municipality name to receive information on how to access your account.

eTendering for OGRA Corporate Members

OGRA eTendering helps corporate members search, find, bid, and win opportunities with Ontario municipalities. As a corporate member, you are also entitled to a free trial of the MERX Private Construction service for the Ontario region – the ultimate source for construction project news and intelligence. Start your trial and get a free analysis