Nursing Services

Solicitation number H3551-112960/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2012/08/23 15:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)
    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: 
    Nursing Services
    Hamp, Jordanna
    Telephone No. - (204) 983-4460 
    Fax No. - (204) 983-7796
    Email -
    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 one (1) year period from date of Contract
    award (estimated for 01 October 2012).
    It is expected that Public Works and Government Services Canada
    (PWGSC) will award up to three (3) Contracts as a result of this
    Request for Proposal.  The overall estimated value of work to be
    distributed amongst successful bidders is eighteen (18) million
    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
    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.
    The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    Bidders' Conference
    A bidders' conference will be held at Health Canada, 391 York
    Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Wednesday, 01 August 2012.  The
    conference will begin at 10:00am in Boardroom B.  The scope of
    the requirement outlined in the bid solicitation will be
    reviewed during the conference and questions will be answered.
    It is recommended that bidders who intend to submit a bid attend
    or send a representative.
    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting
    Authority before the conference to confirm attendance. Bidders
    should provide, in writing, to the Contracting Authority, the
    names of the person(s) who will be attending and a list of
    issues they wish to table at least three (3) working days before
    the scheduled conference.
    Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting
    from the bidders' conference will be included as an amendment to
    the bid solicitation. Bidders who do not attend will not be
    precluded from submitting a bid.
    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

    • Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)

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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
    Hamp, Jordanna
    (204) 983-4460 ( )
    (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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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Commodity - GSIN
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