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TBIPS RFSO and RFSA

Solicitation number EN578-170432/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/08/31 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: World Trade Organization - Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA) and Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) for Task Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS)
    
    IMPORTANT NOTICE TO SUPPLIERS:
    
    The Government Electronic Tendering Service on Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the soleauthoritative source for Government of Canada tenders that are subject to trade agreements or subject to departmental policies that require public advertising of tenders.
    
    Suppliers interested in submitting a response to this RFSO/RFSA solicitation canaccess the documentations directly from this PWGSC Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) publication.
    
    This RFSO/RFSA recompetition solicits new bidders to become SO and/or SA Holders for the TBIPS Method of Supply.
    
    Existing TBIPS SO and/or SA Holders MUST submit a bid in response to this solicitation in order to continue to provide services under the TBIPS SO and/or SA.
    
    • An Existing TBIPS SO Holder is a supplier that currently has a valid TBIPS SO that was awarded as a result of Solicitation EN578-055605/G.
    
    • An Existing TBIPS SA Holder is a supplier that currently has a TBIPS SA that was awarded as a result of Solicitation EN578-055605/G and/or EN578-055605/H: Period 1, Period 2, or Period 3. 
    
    Bidders are reminded of the importance ofreading the TBIPS solicitation document carefully before submitting a response to the RFSO/RFSA.
    
    
    SECURITY REQUIREMENT:
    
    Before issuance of a Standing Offer (SO) and/or Supply Arrangement (SA) the Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Security (DOS) clearance granted by PWGSC CISD. 
    
    Bidders that require security sponsorship are to submit their request for sponsorship through their online bid submission in the Data Collection Component (DCC) of the Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS).
    
    
    BACKGROUND
    
    This document will serve to refresh the Terms and Conditions in place for the provision of TBIPS and to maintain the current SO’s and SA’s awarded under RFSO/RFSA EN578-055605/G and/or RFSA EN578-055605/H: Period 1, Period 2, or Period 3. 
      
    REQUIREMENT:
    
    This solicitation is an RFSO/RFSA to satisfy Canada's requirement for the provision of TBIPS to locations throughout Canada, excluding any locations in areas subject to any of the Comprehensive Land Claim Agreements.
    
    
    LIST OF STREAMS:
    
    This procurement vehicle includes seven Streams:
    
    Stream 1. Application Services
    Stream 2. Geomatic Services
    Stream 3. IM/IT Services
    Stream 4. Business Services
    Stream 5. Project Management Services
    Stream 6. Cyber Protection Services
    Stream 7. Telecommunications Services
    
    
    REFRESH PERIODS AFTER THE RECOMPETITION:
    
    After SO’s and SA’s are awarded, a refresh process will be initiated for the SA which will enable the qualification of new suppliers and/or further qualification to add streams, categories, tier, region, metropolitan area for existing Suppliers already included in the e-Portal of the Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS).  
    
    
    REFRESH PERIODS (estimated):
    
    Period 1:  January 2 to March 31,2017
    Period 2:  April 1 to June 30, 2017
    Period 3:  July 1 to September 29, 2017
    Period 4:  September 30 to December 29, 2017
    
    The refresh periods may require a revision due to operational requirements, in which case suppliers will be advised accordingly.
    
    
    SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS:
    
    Part of this procurement may be designated by one or more Identified Users as set-aside under the federal government's Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB). In these specific cases, (i) the procurement is set aside from the international trade agreements under the provision each has for set-asides for small and minority businesses, and (ii) as per Article 1802 of the AIT, the AIT does not apply.
    
    In order to be considered as anAboriginal Business under the PSAB, the Bidder must complete the Aboriginal Business certification contained in the Data Collection Component of the CPSS.
    
    By submitting the certification, the Bidder warrants that it is an Aboriginal business as definedin the Set-aside Program for Aboriginal Business.
    
    
    LOCATION OF SERVICES:
    
    Definitions of the Remote/Virtual Access, Regions and Metropolitan Areas at the following link are incorporated by reference into any resulting SO and/or SA: http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/spc-cps/dznrrm-dnzrma-eng.html
    
    The following Regions and Metropolitan areas may receive Services under the TBIPS SO and/or SA where a Supplier is qualified to do so:
    
    Regions: 
    
    Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Western, Pacific, National Capital, Remote/Virtual Access.
    
    Metropolitan Areas: 
    
    Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Victoria, National Capital Region.
     
    OFFICIAL LANGUAGES:
    
    The services to be provided will be delivered in one or both of the two official languages of Canada according to the requirements of the Identified User.
    
    
    CENTRALIZED PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SYSTEM (CPSS):
    
    All suppliers that want to submit a response to this RFSA/RFSO mustestablish an account in the Supplier Module of the PWGSC CPSS e-Portal. (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/spc-cps/spc-cps-eng.html) Instructions on accessing the Supplier Module e-Portal application are specified in the RFSA/RFSO document.
    
    Bidders must submit their bid through the DCC of the CPSS e-Portal Supplier Module by the closing date and time, and must submit the supporting documentation via email upon request by Canada (this is a paperless bid submission process). 
    
    
    ENQURIES:
    
    All enquiries and other communications with government officials relating to this re-compete bid solicitation are to be directed only to the following email address: 
    
    RCNMDAI.-NCRIMOS@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.
    
    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

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    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    IMOS Manager / Gestionnaire de MDAI
    Phone
    (866) 930-4667 ( )
    Fax
    (819) 956-7827
    Address
    11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
    Portage III 0A1 - 1
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    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.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    005
    French
    40
    005
    English
    281
    004
    French
    18
    004
    English
    227
    003
    French
    19
    003
    English
    231
    002
    French
    17
    002
    English
    270
    001
    French
    27
    001
    English
    330
    000
    French
    79
    000
    English
    804

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Alberta
    ,
    British Columbia
    ,
    Manitoba
    ,
    New Brunswick
    ,
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    ,
    Nova Scotia
    ,
    Northwest Territories
    ,
    Nunavut Territory
    ,
    Ontario (except NCR)
    ,
    Prince Edward Island
    ,
    Quebec (except NCR)
    ,
    Saskatchewan
    ,
    Yukon
    ,
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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