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Translation Services Employment Tier 3

Solicitation number EP907-160173/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/12/21 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: 
    Translation Services Employment Tier 3
    Guillot(ZF Div.), Andrée
    Telephone No. - (873) 469-3920 (    )
    Fax No. - (819) 956-2675 (    )
    Reference number: EP907-160173/A 
    Solicitation number: EP907-160173/A
    Organisation Name: Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
    Solicitation date: December 1, 2106
    Closing date: December 21, 2016 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
    Anticipated start date: January 5, 2017
    Contract duration: 
    The contract period will be for one (1) year for 200 days from the date of contract with an irrevocable option to extend the contract for up to 2 additional one (1) year option of 200 days each.
    Solicitation method:  Competitive
    Application trade agreements:  AIT
    This market includes translation services that are not, subject to the North 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 under the 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: Employment (EMP)
    Language:  English to French 
    Tier:  3 
    Amount of words per year:  2,000,000
    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 field of ‘’Employment (EMP)’’, for all federal departments and agencies served by the Translation Bureau.
    Nature of texts to be translated: 
    Corporate and specialized documents on topics such as:
    - Human resource management; 
    - Employment and social security.
    The types of documents to be translated include, but are not limited to, the following: work descriptions, statements of merit criteria competency profiles, minutes, news releases, briefing notes, decisions, PowerPoint presentations, correspondence, mandates, studies, reports, policies, guidelines, procedures, manuals, standards, discussion papers, parliamentary questions and answers, training courses, planning documents and legislation and regulation documents.
    Documents related, but not limited to, the implementation of legislation on employment and social development, such as the Employment Insurance Act, the Employment Equity Act, the Canadian Labour Code and the Canada Pension Plan. And among other things, minutes of meetings, press releases, speeches, speaking notes, briefing notes, questions and answers, reports, memoranda, training manuals, instructions for various applications (for example, applications for a social insurance number, pension benefits or Employment Insurance) and documents for target audiences such as migratory workers, seniors and students, documents on the labour market, students loans and recognition of foreign skills titles. 
    The translation style required is usually formal.
    Security requirements: There is no 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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