Support for



The following is a list of some of the organizations currently advocating for the use of QBS processes in Canada.


Together they represent hundreds of thousands of Canadian professionals.

Interior Designers of Canada

The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada


Canadian Construction Association


Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (Canada)


Institute of Communication Agencies

Advertising Association of Winnipeg

Society of Graphic Designers of Canada

Association of Registered Graphic Designers

CSA Group

Canadian Association of Management Consultants

Engineers Canada

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (British Columbia)

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (Yes2QBS)

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (Alberta)

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (Saskatchewan)

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (Manitoba)

Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of the Province of Manitoba


Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (Ontario)

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (New Brunswick)

Association of Consulting Engineering Companies (Nova Scotia)

The Manitoba Association of Architects

Architectural Institute of British Columbia

Consulting Architects of Alberta

Alberta Association of Architects

Consulting Engineers of Ontario

Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario

Ontario Association of Architects

Ontario General Contractors Association

Association of Consulting Engineers of Quebec

Association of Architects in Private Practice of Quebec

QBS in Canada

“The study results support the conclusion that QBS should continue to be considered the procurement method of choice for contracting entities seeking design professional services to accomplish public projects.”

Paul S. Chinowsky, PhD

University of Colorado

Gordon A. Kingsley

Georgia Institute of Technology