Translation Services

Solicitation number 30001791

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Closing date and time 2022/06/30 13:00 EDT

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      Fisheries and Harbour Management Simultaneous Translation Contract


      The Fisheries and Harbour Management team at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans require technology that facilitates online meetings with the industry. We would require Audio-Visual support as well as a ZOOM license. This license must accommodate meetings with 50+ participants. We also require technology capabilities that would permit the supplier to be able to conduct simultaneous translation from English to French and from French to English. Some stakeholders don't have access to a stable internet connection, we also require two telephone conference phone lines. One line for each language.


      Provide us with access to a supplier that can facilitate our meetings with the industry as well as internal meetings. We require that the supplier have access to ZOOM, conference lines and recording equipment as we will require the supplier to be able to simultaneously translate the meetings.


      The Gulf region, being a bilingual region, we require our meetings to be made available in both official languages.


      Fisheries and Harbour Management require a supplier to translate various meetings simultaneously. We would provide a date and time that works for us and the supplier would then provide a ZOOM link to a meeting set up by them. They would also provide two telephone conference lines for the meeting, one for each language. They would then facilitate the meeting by allowing everyone in the meeting to join followed by having translators there to translate the meeting. The meetings will either be given in English or in French from DFO. We require 1 or 2 translators to simultaneously translate as the call goes on. A technical or IT person from that supplier would also be required to be either present or on call in case we are having connection issues with the ZOOM link or the conference lines. We also require a recording of the meeting following the event.


    At contractor’s workplace. All meeting will be virtual.


    The work for this Contract will be carried out in English and in French. The Contractor’s resource(s) must have an Advanced proficiency in English and in French for the written, verbal and comprehension areas.

    Contract duration

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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)
    • Atlantic Procurement Agreement
    • 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

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
    Contracting authority
    Plante, Karine
    301 Bishop drive
    Fredericton, NB, E3C 2M6

    Buying organization(s)

    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    200 Kent St, Station 13E228
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0E6
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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    New Brunswick
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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