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Parliamentary and Conference interpretation services

Solicitation number EN960-231030/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/06/19 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: NONE
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    Request for Information (RFI) regarding Parliamentary and Conference interpretation in both official languages
    
    As part of the development of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for conference and parliamentary interpretation services in official languages for the Translation Bureau.
    
    1.  Introduction
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), on behalf of the Translation Bureau is issuing this Request for lnformation.
    
    2.  This RFI seeks to obtain Industry comments and Information on: 
    
    a) Annex A - The draft Statement of Work, Evaluation Procedures, Basis of Payment, Mandatory Technical Criteria, other related clauses and Indigenous Procurement;
    b) Annex B - Questions to Industry;
    c) Industry interest and readiness; and
    d) Understanding the impacts that this procurement may have on industry.
    
    3.  Nature of this RFI
    
    This is not a bid solicitation. This RFI will not result in the award of any contract. As a result, potential suppliers of any goods or services described in this RFI should not reserve stock or facilities, nor allocate resources, as a result of any information contained in this RFI.  
    
    This RFI will not result in the creation of any source list. Therefore, whether or not any potential supplier responds to this RFI will not preclude that supplier from participating in any future procurement. This RFI is simply intended to solicit feedback from industry with respect to the matters described in this RFI.
    
    4.  Enquiries
    
    Because this is not a bid solicitation, Canada will not necessarily respond to enquiries in writing or by circulating answers to all potential suppliers. However, respondents with questions regarding this RFI may direct their enquiries to: 
    
    Contracting Authority:  Moctar Fall
    
    E-Mail Address:  TPSGC.PAOutilInterpretation-APToolInterpretation.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
    
    Telephone:   (613) 858-7801
    
    PSPC and the Bureau would like to thank the Industry for participating in these activities.
    
    
    
    Delivery Date: 07/06/2023
    
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

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    Note: Information may not be available in both English and French. This is because the Official Languages Act does not apply.

    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
    Fall, Moctar
    Phone
    (613) 858-7801 ( )
    Email
    moctar.fall@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
    Fax
    () -
    Address
    Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
    10, rue Wellington, 5e étage
    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
    French
    43
    English
    39
    002
    French
    50
    002
    English
    52
    001
    French
    39
    001
    English
    49
    000
    French
    122
    000
    English
    100

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    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
    Selection criteria
    Not applicable
    Commodity - GSIN
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