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RFP - The Provision of Audit Services to the Department of Agriculture - Risk Management and Lending

Solicitation number Doc1748186555

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/01/04 13:00 EST


    Description
    This Request for Proposals (the 'RFP') is an invitation by the Province of Nova Scotia (the 'Province') to prospective Proponents to submit proposals for the provision ofAudit Services to the Department of Agriculture on behalf of the Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board, Nova Scotia Fisheries & Aquaculture Loan Board, and the Nova Scotia Crop & Livestock Insurance Commission ('the Entities'), as further described in the RFP Particulars (Appendix D) (the 'Deliverables'). This RFP is being conducted pursuant to the Nova Scotia Sustainable Procurement Policy and Procurement Manual. The Entities each operate as a branch of the Department of Agriculture with a primary location in Bible Hill and branch locations in Kentville and Yarmouth. Supporting hardcopy legal, correspondence, and accounting documentation for each entity is maintained in Bible Hill. All accounting is via the Provincial SAP system, including use of the SAP loan module for loan sub ledger accounting. The Province is seeking the services of one (1) qualified public accounting firm (including, but not limited to sole proprietorships, companies, and partnerships) for the provision of Audit Services for the Entities.

    Cost of acquiring documents: Not Applicable

    Terms of payment for acquiring documents: Not Applicable

    Tender notices on CanadaBuys published for Nova Scotia Public Sector Entities may not reflect amendments. For tender documents and up-to-date addenda, refer to the Nova Scotia Procurement Portal: https://procurement-portal.novascotia.ca/tenders/Doc1748186555

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    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 36 month(s).

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Province of Nova Scotia
    Address
    5161 George Street
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3J 1M7
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    David Appleby
    Phone
    902-424-3333
    Email
    ptenders@novascotia.ca
    Address
    902-424-3333

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Department of Agriculture
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English
    Contract duration
    36 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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