COVID-19 Update: Municipal Group Buying Program

The Municipal Group Buying Program is here to help your municipality access the supplies it needs during COVID-19. Below are updates from our vendors or other relevant information. For policy information, please see the AMO COVID-19 Resource Page.

Capital Purchasing

LAS is working with Grainger to ensure supplies of Personal Protective Equipment are available to Ontario Municipalities. Contact us for more information or follow the Grainger COVID-19 page.

Tire Program

Michelin and Goodyear have healthy tire inventories but have closed manufacturing facilities to stop the spread of COVID-19. Municipalities may wish to order tires now to make sure essential services are supplied through the remainder of 2020.

See the Kal Tire Update for details on commercial and light duty fleet operations. Click here for a message from Kal Tire directly to LAS members (pdf). Click here for a Commercial Customer Update (pdf).

The Tirecraft Update outlines what you can expect in their stores at this time.

Fleet Management

Enterprise Fleet Management is offering new options to help optimize fleet operations as usage patterns shift. See their Fleet COVID-19 Resource Center for more information.

Office Supplies

Staples Business Advantage is providing free delivery with no minimums and is complying with all customer requests to change normal delivery routines and drop-off locations. For further updates, see their website.

Traffic Supplies

ATS Traffic has created a custom set of signs specifically for COVID-19. View the new featured signage here (pdf).

Ground Engagement

Valley Blades has been deemed an essential business and is ready to supply the equipment needed for the summer construction season. An update is available here.


Armtec has been deemed an essential business and continues production. An update is available here. Order today for spring and summer construction projects.


Northern Ontario (from Nipissing/Parry Sound Districts)

Ainsley Murdock, Client Relations Manager, Municipal Group Buying Program

Southern Ontario
Tanner Watt, Municipal Energy Specialist