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Quality Assurance Services

Solicitation number 3000726163

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/07/13 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    This RFP is only for pre-qualified Suppliers for Stream 2: Internal Audit Quality Assessments of the Professional Audit Support Services Supply Arrangement.

    The following SA holders have been invited to submit a proposal:

    • A Hundred Answers Inc.
    • Aniko Consultants Inc., Samson & Associés-CPA Consultation Inc.-Samson & Associates CPA-Consulting Inc., in Joint Venture
    • BDO Canada LLP
    • Deloitte LLP
    • Ernst & Young LLP
    • MNP LLP
    • Orbis Risk Consulting Inc.
    • Orbis Risk Consulting Inc., Okwaho Management Resources Inc., IN JOINT VENTURE
    • Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
    • QMR Staffing Solutions Incorporated
    • Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Consulting Inc.
    • Samson & Associés CPA/Consultation Inc


    The purpose of this request is to assist Veterans Affairs Canada’s Audit and Evaluation Division to meet the requirements for internal assessments (1311). Ongoing monitoring of the performance of the internal audit activity and periodic self-assessments or assessments by other persons within the organization with sufficient knowledge of internal audit practices.


    Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named in this notice. Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be e-mailed by the Contracting Authority to the Qualified Supply Arrangement Holders who are being invited to bid on this requirement. BIDDERS ARE ADVISED THAT “BUYANDSELL.GC.CA” IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE DISTRIBUTION OF SOLICITATION DOCUMENTS. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language.

    NOTE: Professional Audit Support Services (PASS) Method of Supply is refreshed four (4) times per year. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Jean Canfield Building, 1st Floor, 191 Great George Street
    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4L2
    Contracting authority
    Hughes, Shawn
    191 Great George St
    Charlottetown, PE, C1A 8M9

    Buying organization(s)

    Veterans Affairs Canada
    Jean Canfield Building, 1st Floor, 191 Great George Street
    Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, C1A 4L2
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Prince Edward Island
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering

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