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Professional, Consulting Services and Certain Goods

Solicitation number RFSQ 22-23-01

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/05/04 17:00 EDT


    This Request for Supplier Qualifications (“RFSQ”) is issued by the National Art Centre (NAC), to select firms for the purpose of establishing a Vendor of Record List (“VOR List”) for the provision of Professional, Consulting Services and Certain Goods on an as needed basis for various departments throughout the NAC. It is the intention of NAC to access the Services through the VOR List for the provision of Services on an “as-and-when needed” basis using a second stage selection process. The intent of the VOR List is to provide NAC with an effective means to procure the required skills or goods from the marketplace to address these short-term support needs from May 2023, up to and including August 2025. This RFSQ will not guarantee a minimum volume of work to any successful Respondent.

    The documents on are the official source of information on all bids for the National Art Centre. Documents attained from other sources will not be recognized during the bid and award process. Respondents relying on documents obtained from sources other than website do so at their own risk and may result in the rejection of their bid. All bidders must first register on the website and create an online profile. Bid submissions and registration are free of charge. For technical help call 1- 800-354-8010 ext. 2 or submit a request at

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    National Arts Centre
    1 Elgin Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5W1
    Contracting authority
    Ojinika Osuji
    1 Elgin
    Ottawa, ON, K1P 5W1

    Buying organization(s)

    National Arts Centre
    1 Elgin Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P 5W1
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Invitation to Qualify
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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