Nursing Services

Solicitation number H3551-123194/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2013/08/22 16:00 EDT

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    Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
    Tendering Procedures: 
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Nursing Services
    Parker, LaVona
    Telephone No. - (204) 984-2351 
    Fax No. - (204) 983-7796
    Health Canada, First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB)
    requires relief nursing services on reserves in northern
    Manitoba on an "as and when" requested basis. The nurses will
    replace Health Canada employed nurses who are either on
    vacation, are sick or where Health Canada is temporarily unable
    to fill a position with an employed nurse. The period of the
    Contract is for a six (6) month period from date of award with
    one (1)six (6) month option period. 
    It is expected the Public Works and Government Services Canada
    (PWGSC) will award up to four (4) Contracts as a result of this
    Request for Proposal. The overall estimated value of work to be
    distributed amongst the successful bidders is eighteen (18)
    million dollars.
    There is a security requirement associated with this
    requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 -
    Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 -
    Resulting Contract Clauses. Bidders should consult the "Security
    Requirements for PWGSC Bid Solicitations - Instructions for
    document on the Departmental Standard Procurement Documents Web
    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.
    This procurement is set aside under the federal government's
    Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business. 
    This procurement is set aside from the international trade
    agreements under the provision each has for set asides for small
    and minority businesses.
    Further to Article 1802 of the Agreement on Internal Trade
    (AIT), AIT does not apply to this procurement.
    There is a Federal Contractors Program (FCP) for employment
    equity requirement associated with this procurement; see Part 5
    - Certifications, Part 7- Resulting Contract Clauses and the
    annex named Federal Contractors Program for Employment Equity -
    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

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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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
    Parker, LaVona
    (204) 984-2351 ( )
    (204) 983-7796
    PO Box 1408, Room 100
    167 Lombard Ave.
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 2Z1

    Buying organization(s)

    Health Canada
    Address Locator 0900C2
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Commodity - GSIN
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