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Gwaii Haanas Book Co-Publication

Solicitation number 5P438-120760/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/03/07 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods
    and/or services
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Gwaii Haanas  Book Co-Publication
    Werk(cw), Janet
    Telephone No. - (613) 998-3968   	Fax No. - (613) 993-2581
    Parks Canada requires a Co Publisher to publish "These Shining
    Islands: Celebrating 20 years of cooperative management in Gwaii
    Haanas" (working title)  in hardcover paper format only, by
    entering into a Co Publishing Agreement with the Department of
    Public Works and Government Services. The Co Publisher's
    responsibilities will include managing, producing, designing
    (including lay-out), printing, as well as marketing,
    distributing and commercializing the work in both official
    The Co-Publisher will be given an exclusive license for a period
    of 5 years. The period of the contract is from date of award to
    December 31, 2018; delivery by no later than November 1, 2013.
    Pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003, Bidders
    must submit a complete list of names of all individuals who are
    currently directors of the Bidder.  Furthermore, as determined
    by the Special Investigations Directorate, Departmental
    Oversight Branch, each individual named on the list may be
    requested to complete a Consent to a Criminal Record
    Verification form and related documentation.
    The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    Bidders MUST meet the mandatory criteria of the RFP.  No further
    consideration will be given to bidders not meeting the mandatory
    The mandatory requirements are :
    M1.  Bidders must demonstrate that since January 2008, they have
    conducted and realized with success, a project of publication on
    paper for an illustrated monograph of "library quality"  (high
    quality publication including high resolution colour images,
    printed, smyth sewn and case bound) in the English and/or French
    languages. To demonstrate this experience, bidders must provide
    the following with their bid:
    ·	One copy of the catalogue of published items; along with
    information of which publications meet the above mandatory
    ·	The bidder's experience will be evaluated in R.3
    M2. Bidders must provide a Production and Delivery schedule
    (Project management approach) demonstrating their capacity to
    meet a delivery deadline that is before November 1, 2013.  
    The Bidders must take into account the remoteness of Haida Gwaii
    when determining their production schedule. Assume that all mail
    and courier service arrives by ground transportation (which
    includes ferry service at three days a week) unless air cargo
    arrangements are made.
    M3. Bidders must include a marketing and distribution plan for
    this initiative (this criteria is subject to rated criteria in
    M4. Retail list price is not more than $44.95 (this criteria is
    subject to rated criteria in Annexe B).
    M5. Bidders must submit a design layout sample of the book in
    PDF format demonstrating how they will treat the combination of
    text and images.(this criteria is subject to rated criteria in
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Werk(cw), Janet
    (613) 998-3968 ( )
    (613) 993-2581
    360 Albert St./ 360, rue Albert
    12th Floor / 12ième étage
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Parks Canada
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia

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