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RFP/Parliamentary and Conference interpretation Services

Solicitation number EN960-231030/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/08/15 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    
    REQUIREMENT FOR INTERPRETATION SERVICES FOR THE TRANSLATION BUREAU 
    
    EN960-231030/B  
    Contracting Authority: Moctar Fall
    E-mail :    Moctar.Fall@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca
    
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    1. DESCRIPTION OF REQUIREMENT
    
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), on behalf of the Translation Bureau (the Bureau), is issuing this Request for Proposal (RFP) to meet its needs for in-person, hybrid and distance interpretation services on an "as and when required" basis and to support its various operational requirements for parliamentary and conference interpretation in both official languages.
    
    We are seeking suppliers to provide theses interpretation services.  
    
    Suppliers who hold an accreditation issued by the Bureau and able to meet the requirements under this RFP are invited to submit a bid.
    
    This requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).
    
    2. TERM OF THE SUBSEQUENT CONTRACT
    
    The term of any subsequent contract will be for (1) year with one (1) irrevocable option period of one (1) year. 
    
    3. SECURITY REQUIREMENTS
    
    There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/esc-src/introduction-eng.html) website.
    4. BASIS OF SELECTION 
    
    a) Any bid proposing an evaluated price that  does not exceed the 70% calculated median will be declared responsive and a contract will be awarded.
    
    b) Any bid proposing an evaluated price which exceeds 70% (above) of the calculated median  will be declared non responsive.
    
    5. BASIS FOR CANADA'S OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    
    Public Services and Procurement Canada/Translation Bureau has determined that any intellectual property (IP) rights arising from the performance of the Work under the resulting contract will belong to Canada, on the following grounds:
    
    1. National security; and
    2. Where the Foreground IP consists of material subject to copyright, with the exception of
    computer software and all documentation pertaining to that software.
    
    Delivery Date: 04/07/2023
    
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    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
    006
    French
    59
    006
    English
    114
    005
    English
    93
    005
    French
    95
    004
    French
    75
    French
    73
    004
    English
    93
    English
    98
    French
    68
    French
    88
    003
    French
    112
    003
    English
    122
    English
    113
    English
    135
    French
    67
    002
    French
    114
    English
    103
    002
    English
    137
    001
    English
    114
    001
    French
    104
    000
    English
    290
    English
    242
    French
    236
    000
    French
    234

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    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
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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