Emergency Medical Responder Program

Status Awarded

Contract number W6369-23-A051

Solicitation number W6369-23-A051

Publication date

Contract award date

Contract value

CAD 159,330.00


    This contract was awarded to:

    Canadian Red Cross

    The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for a Contractor to design, produce and maintain a bilingual Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) Program and designate DND as an Authorized Provider of all levels of the Program. Approximately 600 individuals overseen by DND attend certification or recertification courses across Canada each year. These courses are delivered across Canada and overseas in both official languages of Canada (English and French), to individuals who frequently move between regions and across provincial boundaries. Approximately 69 instructors and 22 Instructor-Trainers overseen by DND are responsible for course delivery.

    The Contractor must supply all hard copy textbooks, electronic course materials, and provide access to an online web portal where students and instructors can access course material, such as course certificates, soft copy textbooks, exams, and training materials. The Contractor must also provide EMR Training, Transitional Training and administrative support.

    The Initial period of the contract is from date of Contract award to 31 March 2025, with an additional four (4) one (1) year option periods.

    Canada retains the rights to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Business address

    400 Cooper Street, Suite 8000

    Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2H8
    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Cost-per-Point
    Region(s) of delivery

    Contract duration

    The contract will be for a period of 13 month(s), from 2024/03/01 to 2025/03/31.

    Commodity - UNSPSC

    • 42300000 - Medical training and education supplies
    • 81162308 - Training process as a service
    • 86101605 - Medical vocational training services
    • 86101709 - Safety training services
    • 86101710 - Teacher training services
    • 86101802 - Re training or refreshing training services
    • 86101810 - Personnel skills training
    • 86132100 - Training planning, facilitation and delivery services
    • 86132201 - Training workshop service

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)
    • Please refer to tender description or tender documents

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Department of National Defence

    101 Colonel By Drive

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Contracting authority
    Binh Duong
    (343) 553-2705

    101 Colonel By Drive

    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K2
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