Audit on the Quebec Region education service delivery model

Solicitation number 21120-22-3965737/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/06/13 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    This requirement is for: The Correctional Service of Canada, Quebec Region.

    This is a re-solicitation of previous bid solicitation number 21120-22-3965737 dated March 10th, 2022 with a closing of March 25th, 2022 at 2:00pm EST.

    Trade agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), Canada Korea Trade Agreement (CKTA) and Canada free trade agreements with Chile/Colombia/Honduras/Panama.

    Tendering procedures: The suppliers listed in this notice and qualified under the Professional Audit Support Services supply arrangement have been invited to submit a bid.

    Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid.

    Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Business: This procurement is not subject to any set-asides for Indigenous Suppliers.

    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.

    Security Requirements: This contract includes security requirements.

    Nature of Requirements:

    This RFP is only for pre-qualified Suppliers for Work Stream 1 Internal Audit Services, against the Professional Audit Support Services (PASS) Supply Arrangement (SA) E60ZQ-180001/D. The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal:

    -A Hundred Answers Inc.

    -Baiame Technologie and Consulting Limited

    -Collins Barrow Ottawa LLP

    -Ernst & Young LLP

    -FMC Professionals Inc.


    -MNP LLP

    -Orbis Risk Consulting Inc.

    -QMR Staffing Solutions Incorporated

    -Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Consulting Inc.

    -RMS Canada Consulting LP; RMS Alberta LLP; Collins Barrow Edmonton LLP – in joint venture

    -Samson & Associes CPA/Consultation Inc.

    -Spearhead Management Canada Ltd.

    -The Right Door Consulting & Solutions Inc., Collins Barrow, Ottawa Management Consultants Inc. – in joint venture

    -Welch LLP, Lannick Contract Solutions Inc. – in joint venture

    -Welch LLP, Lannick Contract Solutions Inc. – in joint venture

    - Altis Human Resources (Ottawa) Inc.

    - Aniko Consultants inc. Samson & Associes – CPA Consultation inc – Samson & Associates CPA – Consulting inc. in joint venture

    - BDO Canada llp

    - Murray Management Consulting inc.

    - Orbis Risk Consulting inc., Okwaho Management Resources inc., in joint venture

    - Pricewaterhouse Coopers llp

    - QMR Staffing Solutions Incorporated, Windreach Consulting Services Incorporated, in joint venture

    - Windread Reach Consulting Services inc.

    - Deloitte LLP

    COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

    This requirement is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Supplier Personnel. Failure to complete and provide the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Certification as part of the bid will render the bid non-responsive.

    The following is a summary of the statement of work for this requirement.

    The Correctional Service Canada has a requirement to carry out an audit on the Quebec Region education service delivery model. This evaluation is expected to determine the most cost-effective model for Canadian taxpayers, as well as identify the model that best supports CSC in the delivery of education programs and the reintegration of offenders into the community.

    Objectives: To analyze the Quebec Region education service delivery model and objectively provide CSC with a recommendation on the most cost-effective model for Canadian taxpayers.

    Deliverables: a final Audit Report and Deck summarizing findings and providing a recommendation as to the model that CSC should employ in the Quebec Region moving forward.

    Term of Contract

    Period of the Contract: The work is to be performed during the period of date of Contract award to 5 months from contract award.

    File Number: 21120-22-3965737/A

    Contracting Authority: Danielle Blanchet

    Telephone number: 506-377-9624



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    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
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Correctional Service of Canada
    340 Laurier Ave W
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P0P9
    Contracting authority
    Blanchet, Danielle
    340 Laurier Avenue West
    Ottawa, ON, K1P 0P9

    Buying organization(s)

    Correctional Service of Canada
    340 Laurier Ave W
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P0P9
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive - Limited Tendering

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