Challenge-Based Solicitation (CBS) for an Agreements System

Solicitation number ES008

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Closing date and time 2022/09/23 15:00 EDT

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    INTENT: The National Capital Commission (NCC) is seeking innovative solutions for the replacement of its current Agreement system through a challenged-based solicitation process.

    This procurement process involves six stages, which include the solicitation stage/proposal submission and evaluation, followed by contract award for up to three (3) prototypes, a webinar with selected contractors, prototype testing and evaluation, followed by optional implementation of the solution and licensed software as a service, maintenance and support services (3+2+2 option years), as further described in this solicitation.

    Information regarding the NCC can be found at

    ADDRESS ENQUIRIES TO: All enquiries must be submitted in writing to the Senior Contract Officer, identified on the title page (first page) of the bid solicitation as early as possible within the solicitation period and no later than seven (7) calendar days prior to the date set for this bid solicitation closing to allow sufficient time to provide a response. Enquiries received after that time may result in an answer not being provided.

    RETURN BIDS TO: National Capital Commission, Procurement Services,, Reference NCC tender file # ES008.

    LANGUAGE: Bid documents and supporting information may be submitted in either English or French.

    There is no public opening scheduled.


    Up to three bidders who meet all mandatory requirements and have the highest combined ratings of technical merit and price will be awarded a contract for the delivery and testing of the agreement system solution prototype.

    Prototypes will then be evaluated and scored as per the scoring matrix found in Annex E – Prototype Scoring Matrix. If a prototype qualifies, the prototype evaluation score will be weighted with the technical merit score and financial score. The highest-ranking bid/prototype may be selected for advancement via the exercising of Option 1 of the contract.

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    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-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)
    • 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

    National Capital Commission
    40 Elgin Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 1C7
    Contracting authority
    Scheckman, Emilie
    40 Elgin
    Ottawa, ON, K1P 1C7

    Buying organization(s)

    National Capital Commission
    40 Elgin Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 1C7
    Bidding details

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