Solicitation number EP907-160194/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/12/15 14:00 EST

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Reference number: EP907-160194/A 
    Solicitation number: EP907-160194/A
    Organisation Name: Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
    Solicitation date: November 25, 2106
    Closing date: December 15, 2016 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
    Anticipated start date: December 9, 2017
    Contract duration: 
    The contract period will be for one (1) year for 250 days from the date of contract with an irrevocable option to extend the contract for up to 3 additional one (1) year option of 250 days each.
    Solicitation method:  Competitive
    Application trade agreements:  AIT
    This market includes translation services that are not, subject to theNorth American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) in accordance with Annex 1001.1b-2, not subject to the Agreement on Government Procurement category of World trade Organization (WTO-AGP).
    Comprehensive Land claim Agreement applies:  No
    Number of contracts:  The contracting authority may meet this requirement in whole or in part by awarding one contract.
    Requirement Details
    Tendering Procedure:  Selective Tendering
    This bid solicitation is issued only to suppliers who qualified in accordance with the conditions of Supply Arrangement EN966-1403053/D, EN966-1403053/E and EN966-1403053/F on Modernization of the Translation Bureau’s Directory of Linguistic Services suppliers for the Translation Bureau.
    Only suppliers who are pre-qualified underthe Supply Arrangement EN966-1403053/D, EN966-1403053/E and EN966-1403053/F and have been issued a supply arrangement at the time this bid solicitation is issued, are eligible to bid for the following category:
    Field: Immigration (IMM)
    Tier:  3 
    Language:  English to French 
    Number of words per year:  2,500,000
    50% of the words will have a security clearance
    Description of work: 
    The Translation Bureau is an agency of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) charged with supporting the Government of Canada in its efforts to provide services for, and communicate with, Canadians in the official language of their choice. 
    This requirement is for translation services, from English into French, as and when requested, in the fieldof «Immigration (IMM) », for all federal departments and agencies served by the Translation Bureau.
    Nature of texts to be translated: 
    Corporate and general documents on topics such as:
    - Claims for refugee protection
    - Various programs and activities of Canada’s immigration system
    - Information related to new passport applications or renewals
    - Various appeals of decisions rendered related to immigration or refugee status
    - Requirements respecting visas and permits (study or work)
    - All of the concepts and systems related to Canadian citizenship
    - Refugee services 
    The types of documents to be translated include, but are not limited to, the following: 
    Reports, publications, policies, guidelines, procedures, agendas, minutes, press releases, briefing notes, decisions, PowerPoint presentations, correspondence, speeches or exposés, mandates, studies, analyses, manuals, standards, discussion papers, guidance materials, plans, surveys, evaluations, parliamentary questions and answers, training courses, planning documents, as well as legislative and regulatory documents.
    The translation style required is sometimes formal, but usually administrative.
    Security requirements: There is a security requirement associated with this bid solicitation.
    Contracting Authority
    Name: Andrée Guillot
    Telephone Number:  873-469-3920
    Email address:
    Inquiries regarding this RFP requirement must be submitted to the Contracting Authority named above.  
    Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be e-mailed directly from the Contracting Authority to the Qualified Supply Arrangement Holders who are being invited to bid on this requirement.
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement.  
    Documents may be submitted in either official language.
    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

    • 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
    Guillot(ZF Div.), Andrée
    (873) 469-3920 ( )
    (819) 956-2675
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    10C1/Place du Portage, Phase III
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
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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
    Commodity - GSIN
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