SAP Ariba system maintenance

SAP Ariba will be unavailable for scheduled maintenance at the times listed below. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • Saturday, July 20 from 8:00 pm until 11:59 pm  (Eastern Time) 

Public opinion research on official languages in Canada

Solicitation number GET591-15-03

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/01/05 14:00 EST


    Description

    The Office of the Commissioner (OCOL) has two objectives:

    1. Through public opinion research, gauge Canadians' views on official languages and bilingualism. OCOL wishes to take the current pulse of Canadians as a whole, as well as according to certain demographic characteristics, especially in preparation for the 150th Anniversary of Confederation.
    2. With a view to promote bilingualism among Canadians and better target messages, OCOL wishes to obtain a more precise profile of opponents and proponents of official languages and bilingualism. Socio-cultural data, such as attitudes towards certain values, consumer habits and topics of interest to respondents, would be useful to OCOL in order to refine its communication strategies directed at Canadians according to subgroups.

    For the first objective, OCOL would like the results of the survey to be generalized to the entire Canadian population, which requires a random and representative survey. The second objective, which is to obtain additional socio-cultural data, could be achieved by means of a survey or by other means, such as an online panel. OCOL therefore suggests a two-tiered methodology, as described below.

    • Component I: National random survey on Canadians’ opinions of and experiences in connection with official languages and bilingualism.

    • Component II: Administration of the same questionnaire and collection of additional socio-cultural data through on online panel or by other means. A methodology other than probability sampling may be used under this component.

    This does not exclude the possibility of both objectives being achieved using a single survey method or methods other than those suggested here. OCOL will consider all proposals with valid methodologies that satisfy the above objectives.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

    Partner with another business

    The functionality to add your company name to the list of interested businesses is temporarily unavailable.

    This list does not replace or affect the tendering procedures for this procurement process. Businesses are still required to respond to bid solicitations, and to compete based on the set criteria. For more information please read the Terms of use.

    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
    Address
    30 Victoria Street, 6th Floor
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0T8
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Whately, Velma
    Phone
    819-420-4740
    Address
    30 Victoria Street, 6th floor
    Gatineau, QC, K1A 0T8
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages
    Address
    30 Victoria Street, 6th Floor
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0T8
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    000
    English
    53
    000
    French
    17

    Access the Getting started page for details on how to bid, and more.

    Eligibility and terms and conditions

    Government of Canada tender and awards notices, solicitation documents, and other attachments are fully accessible and available free of charge and without having to register on CanadaBuys.

    Information may be available on another source prior to being available on CanadaBuys. You may have received this information through a third-party distributor. The Government of Canada is not responsible for any tender notices and/or related documents and attachments not accessed directly from CanadaBuys.canada.ca.

    Government of Canada tender or award notices carry an OpenGovernment License - Canada that governs its use. Related solicitation documents and/or tender attachments are copyright protected. Please refer to our terms and conditions page for more information.

    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Canada
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
    Click the links below to see a list of notices associated with the GSIN codes.

    Support for small and medium businesses

    If you have questions about this tender opportunity, please contact the contracting officer, whose information is found in the Contact information tab. 

    Refer to our Support page if you need help or have questions about the government procurement process, including how to bid or how to register in SAP Ariba. You can also contact Procurement Assistance Canada, which has offices across Canada.

     

    Date modified: