Canoe University

We are pleased to invite you to join us for Canoe University.

Canoe University is a one-day session for sales professionals from Canoe’s top vendors like you to share best practices and strategies to advance your success through Canoe programs. Through the session, you will develop an enhanced understanding of the role that Canoe can play in your process and how to position Canoe or Sourcewell contracts to enhance your sales.

Registration is free and includes workshops and networking opportunities. Lunch and coffee breaks are also provided on site for the Winnipeg and Halifax sessions.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about Canoe contract strategies, leverage added support, and network with your peers!

Upcoming dates for Canoe University

Canoe University will be held at the locations and dates listed below. Please note, accommodations are not provided by Canoe and attendees will have to register themselves. If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Ashton at


Tuesday, April 16

Lakeview Signature
1999 Wellington Ave
Winnipeg, MB  R3H 1H5

Room Rate: $169, April 15 – 16
Parking: $10.50 day, $15.75 per night

Book your reservation: 204.775.5222 (Room block: Canoe University)

Accommodations deadline: April 1, 2024


Thursday, April 18

The Lord Nelson Hotel
1515 South Park Street
Halifax, NS B3J 2L2

Room Rate: $189, April 17 – 18
Parking: $25 per night

Book your reservation: 902.423.5130 or 1.800.565.2020

Accommodations deadline: March 25, 2024


Wednesday, April 24 (2 sessions)

The DoubleTree by Hilton Airport West
5444 Dixie Road, Mississauga, ON, L4W 2L2

Room Rate: $179, April 23 – 24
Parking: $10 per night

Book your reservations: 1.844.485.6263 or call directly at 1.905.624.1144 (Room block: Canoe Procurement)

Accommodations deadline: April 2, 2024

Event Code of Conduct

Canoe is committed to providing a welcoming, inclusive and harassment free environment for all persons attending events hosted, including conventions, tradeshows, meetings, and networking events. The Event Code of Conduct sets the tone and direction of conduct and ethical behavior that could be perceived as damaging to the trust and confidence of members, suppliers, members of government and, the general public. Canoe expects all attendees to behave in a professional and respectful manner.


Please note that this agenda will be updated with more information as it is available.

9:30 amRegistration, networking, and coffee
10:00 amWhat is Canoe?
11:00 amWorking with Canoe
12:00 pmLunch (to be provided by Canoe)
1:00 pmClient Relations Perspective
2:00 pmQuestions and open dialogue