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Translation and Editing Services for the Canada School of Public Service

Solicitation number CSPS-RFP-21NG-0183/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/01/05 14:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Description

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    1. Canada School of Public Service (CSPS or the School) requires the services of Contractors who can provide excellent translation, copy editing, and/or comparative editing, in English or French, on an “as and when requested basis” for specific publications and its communications and learning products.

    Services can be limited to one of the two (2) working streams identified as follows:

    • Stream 1 – English to French translation, French copy editing and comparative editing
    • Stream 2 – English copy editing, French to English translation and comparative editing

    For both streams, the various tasks required are presented in order of importance. For example, most of the task authorizations in Stream 1 will be for English to French translation, while most of the task authorizations in Stream 2 will be for English copy editing.

    All references to French and English are to be understood as Canadian French and Canadian English, unless otherwise stated.

    2. Up to five (5) Contracts for Stream 1 and up to three (3) Contracts for Stream 2 can be awarded following this solicitation. Should Contracts be awarded, the period of the Contracts will be for one (1) firm year and up to four (4) option years. All the work will be done remotely from the Contractors’ sites.

    The School reserves the right to resolicit the requirement if all eight (8) contracts have not been issued.

    The total allocated budget for this requirement (including option years) for the maximum of eight (8) Contracts is $3,260,000.00, excluding applicable taxes, or $652,000.00 per year.

    The $652,000.00 annual budget will be allocated as follows:

    • Stream 1 will be allocated $480,000.00
    • Stream 2 will be allocated $172,000.00

    3. This requirement is subject to the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), the Canada-Columbia Free Trade Agreement, the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement, the Canada-Chili Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement, Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement(CETA), Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement, the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement, Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement and the World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP).

    4. There is a security requirement associated with the requirement. For additional information, consult the bid solicitation document.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • 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)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Canada School of Public Service
    Address
    373 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1N6Z2
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Gautier, Naomi
    Phone
    873-354-1752
    Email
    naomi.gautier@csps-efpc.gc.ca
    Address
    241, Cité-des-Jeunes
    Gatineau, QC, J8Y 6L2
    CA

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Canada School of Public Service
    Address
    373 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1N6Z2
    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
    002
    English
    25
    002
    French
    12
    001
    English
    21
    001
    English
    20
    001
    French
    13
    001
    French
    13
    005
    English
    19
    005
    French
    14
    004
    English
    23
    004
    French
    12
    003
    English
    22
    003
    French
    17
    002
    English
    31
    002
    French
    17
    001
    English
    44
    001
    French
    17
    000
    English
    119
    000
    French
    65

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Canada
    Region of opportunity
    Canada
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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