Finance Updates

University Fiscal Year-End, April 30, 2021

Controller's Office Mar 29 2021 - 11:56

The following information relates to the University’s April 30, 2021 year-end procedures.  These procedures apply to operating and ancillary departments, OMAFRA, grants (regardless of the Grant’s individual year-end date) and capital and renovation projects. By complying with the following deadlines and procedures, you will be ensuring the completeness and accuracy of the...

NEW SMC agreements for Bottled Water and Lab Equipment and Supplies

Procurement/ Payables Mar 25 2021 - 10:00

Please share this email within your units and departments accordingly. 

Purchasing Services is pleased to announce:

  1. Bottled Water and Point of Use (POU) systems:  a new contract with Culligan of Canada has been established to continue to provide Bottled Water and POU filtration systems and service.
    • If you already have an established water delivery program with...

Laboratory Equipment and Supplies SMC contracts - 4 new suppliers added

Procurement/ Payables Feb 24 2021 - 06:40

Purchasing Services is pleased to announce:

  1. Following the announcements of the new Lab Equipment and Supplies VOR, in addition to the current four suppliers, we are happy to advise that the following suppliers have been added:
    • Bio-Rad Laboratories (Canada) Ltd
    • ESBE Scientific Industries Inc,
    • FroggaBio Inc,
    • New England Biolabs Ltd. - IMPORTANT...

Account Setup Changes for Purolator

Procurement/ Payables Feb 11 2021 - 13:29

Purchasing Services is advising of an upcoming change in the University’s shipping account arrangement with Purolator.

Please forward this message to all personnel who are involved in arranging shipments or authorizing external business partners to ship collect to you using your Purolator account.

Working with Purolator, the University will be switching from one general...

Laboratory Equipment and Supplies SMC contracts

Procurement/ Payables Jan 20 2021 - 13:17

Happy New Year everyone!

Following the announcement of the new Lab Equipment and Supplies VOR on September 9, 2020, we are happy to advise that, in addition to Fisher Scientific and Mandel, VWR International and Canadawide Scientific have been added to the list.

For contract details for the VOR, please visit ...

New Vendor of Record for Laboratory Equipment and Supplies

Procurement/ Payables Sep 9 2020 - 12:03

Purchasing Services is pleased to announce that a new Vendor of Record (VOR) has been established to supply a broad range of laboratory equipment, supplies and chemicals to campus.  The new VOR is a result of an open collaborative procurement process led by University of Toronto on behalf of various Ontario universities including University of...

Iron Mountain Modifications to PIckup and Delivery Services

Procurement/ Payables May 19 2020 - 11:30

2019-20 Year-End ADI deadline extension

Controller's Office May 8 2020 - 10:14

We are continuing to try to meet our previously established target timeline for the annual financial statements audit. However, based on the difficulties with FRS this week we are extending the deadline for submitting ADI Journal Entries by 1 day. The new cutoff for uploading an ADI journal entry for the 2019-20 fiscal year is Wednesday, May 13th at 1:00pm.

I would like to note that we...

COVID-19 - Tracking

Apr 28 2020 - 08:53

Attached is a document outlining the process for tracking of COVID-19 impacts.

Working from home - FAQ

Apr 8 2020 - 08:54

Guidelines relating to working from home have now been added to the institutions COVID-19 page under FAQs for Employees.