Important Notice to Vendors

Dear Valued Vendor,

Please find below important information with respect to our business practices. All equipment requiring approval (Hydro One, C.S.A., ULC., etc.) must be completely assembled and must bear a label showing approval of assembly prior to delivery.  The TVDSB shall not accept any equipment that has not been inspected and approved.  If not so approved, the TVDSB reserves the right to invoice the successful proponent(s) for the cost of certification/replacement.


All vendors are advised that invoices should be mailed to:

Thames Valley District School Board
P.O. Box 5888, London, Ontario N6A 5L1
Attention: Accounts Payable

Purchase Orders

Issuing of Purchase Orders: Thames Valley District School Board will be issuing all purchase orders from the Education Centre located in London, Ontario. Please read the "ship to" instructions on the purchase orders, and ship accordingly.

Contract Terms and Conditions

Contract terms and conditions are defined by contracts referred to on the purchase order or the following:

  • Purchase order numbers must appear on all invoices, labels, packing slips, bills of lading, or correspondence
  • Deliveries made in advance of their due date are considered to arrive on the due date for payment of invoice and taking of discounts.
  • No substitutions may be made without written authority from the TVDSB
  • Goods will be deemed accepted once the product(s) has been set up and has performed as warranted or as stated in the published specifications

Certification for Customs, Duty and Sales tax purposes 

Permission has been granted by both the Federal and Provincial Governments for the reproduction here of all certifications required for sales tax exempt and duty free entry.

A  - Duty free under schedule II Tariff codes 1750 to 1756 inclusive

If the organization operates on a non-profit basis and offers its services to the public generally.

1750 - Microfilms and microfiches of tariff item no. 3705.20.00

1751 - Filmstrips and slide of tariff item no. 3705.90.90

1752 - Cinematographic films (motion picture films) of tariff item no. 3706.10.90 or 3706.90.90

1753 - Pamphlets and magazines of heading no. 49.01

1754 - Maps and charts of tariff item no. 4905.99.10, 4905.99.90 or 3706.90.90

1755 - Photographic reproductions, reproductions of works of art and pictorial illustrations of tariff item no.4911.99.90

1756 - Video tape recordings and sound recordings of heading no 85.24

- Duty Free under schedule II tariff code 1760

Apparatus, utensils, instruments and parts thereof other than goods of Chapter 70 and those goods eligible for the benefits of Division III of Part II of this Act, that are not available from production in Canada.

The Minister may make such regulations as deemed necessary for the administration of code 1760. For the purpose of Code 1760, apparatus, utensils and instruments are not available from production in Canada, if no manufacturer:

(a) has, within his normal operational framework, the full range of technical and physical capabilities necessary for production in Canada of apparatus, utensils and instruments reasonably equivalent to those for which importation under the Code is sought and

(b) has produced in Canada apparatus, utensils and instruments reasonably equivalent to those for which importation under the Code is sought.

The purpose of code 1760 an organization operates in a non-profit basis if it carries out its objectives without pecuniary return to its members or shareholders other than as salaries or fees for duties performed or as reimbursement of expenses incurred.

We certify that the goods ordered hereby are designed for the use in classroom instruction and will be used directly and predominantly in teaching or research, or as scientific apparatus and equipment ancillary thereto, or are other items specified in Section 12 of Part III Schedule III to the Excise Tax Act, and are for the sole use of the Thames Valley District School Board and not for resale or rental.

NOTE Please send Customs Documents Only to:
Livingston International Inc.
2724 Roxburgh Rd., Unit 3, RR 4
LONDON, Ont. N6A 4B8
Reference Customer # 246390

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