Finance Project

Solicitation number 60074-181054/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/02/05 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Buck, Daniel
    Telephone No. - (613) 998-8582
    Fax No. - (613) 991-5870
    The Department of Finance (FIN) requires printing services for the Finance Project and associated documents in both English and French. The Period of the Contract will be from date of award to April 28, 2019. 
    Complete production to final format and delivery of completed quantities to the final destination(s) in Ottawa must be completed within 32 hours of the start of production.
    Estimated quantities and technical specifications, including logistic requirements, are provided in the Annex “A” Statement of Work and the Annex “B” Basis of Payment.  Note that the Finance Project and associated documents will be printed in either black OR colour, which will be determined prior to the print run.
    The actual number of documents is not finalized at this time and may vary. The actual number of pages and quantities are not finalized at this time and may increase or decrease depending on final page counts and run lengths. It is anticipated that there will be some variation (+ or - 15%) in the number of pages or print run.
    The Finance Project may take place over a weekend and/or a statutory holiday. 
    Regardless of the dates of production, the Contractor must provide all required resources and services to meet the confirmed production, distribution and delivery schedule for the complete quantities specified by the Finance Canada Project Authority. 
    In order to provide the necessary access to the Bidder’s facilities for last-minute changes, to maintain security surveillance and to ensure timely delivery of documents, it is essential that the Bidder’s production facilities be within a 100 kilometre radius of downtown Ottawa.
    There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada ( website.
    The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
    The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically.  Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information.
    This solicitation includes mandatory technical criteria. Refer to Part 3 and Part 4 and Annex F of the Request for Proposal.
    Financial Evaluation
    The price of the bid will be evaluated in Canadian dollars, Applicable Taxes excluded, FOB destination, Canadian customs duties and excise taxes included.
    The Financial Evaluation will be based on the total evaluated price of the financial proposal using the Excel spreadsheet.
    To determine the total evaluated price, the all-inclusive prices and rates submitted in the Annex “B”: Basis of Payment will be multiplied and when specified divided by the corresponding quantities for evaluation, and then added together to obtain the total evaluated price as specified in the Annex “B”: Basis of Payment Excel spreadsheet being distributed through Government Electronic Tendering Service (
    Basis of Selection
    A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    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

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Buck(CW Div.), Daniel
    (613) 998-8582 ( )
    (613) 991-5870
    360 Albert St./ 360, rue Albert
    12th Floor / 12ième étage
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of Finance
    90 Elgin Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G5
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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