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Translation Services Traduction

Solicitation number 60074-130299/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/01/10 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: None
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) No.60074-130299
    Request for translation and modification services
    The Contracting Authority for the Contract is:
    Mohamed Souleiman, Contracting Authority
    Professional Services Business Initiatives Directorate
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Place du Portage, Phase III, 10C1
    11, Laurier, Gatineau, Québec, Canada, K1A 0S5
    Telephone:	819-956-8348
    Facsimile:	819-956-2675
    E-mail address:
    The Department of Finance Canada in Ottawa, Ontario, has a
    requirement for translation and modification services, from
    English to French, estimated at 90 percent of the total
    requirement, and from French to English, estimated at 10 percent
    of the total required, and this on an "as and when requested"
    Pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003, Bidders
    must submit a complete list of names of all individuals who are
    currently directors of the Bidder. Furthermore, as determined by
    the Special
    Investigations Directorate, Departmental Oversight Branch, each
    individual named on the list may
    be requested to complete a Consent to a Criminal Record
    Verification form and related documentation.
    This requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.
    The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance
    of the Contract/Standing Offer, hold a valid Facility Security
    Clearance (FSC) at the level of Secret with approved Document
    Safeguarding Capability (DSC) at the level of Secret issued by
    the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public
    Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
    The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to CLASSIFIED
    information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a
    valid personnel security screening at the level of Secret
    granted or approved by the CISD, PWGSC.
    The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology
    systems to electronically process, produce or store any
    sensitive CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued
    written approval. After approval has been granted, these tasks
    may be performed at the level of Secret.
    Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be
    awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.
    The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:
    Security Requirements Check List and security guide, attached at
    Annex C;
    Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).
    The contract initial period will be from the date of award to
    June 30, 2016, with the irrevocable option to extend the period
    of the contract by up to four (4) additional one-year (1)
    periods, under the same terms and conditions.
    Lowest Evaluated Price Per Point
    Bidders must provide the required certifications and related
    documentation to be awarded a contract. Canada will declare a
    bid non-responsive if the required certifications and related
    documentation are not completed and submitted as requested.
    Bidders should provide the required certifications and related
    documentation in Section III of their bid.
    Compliance with the certifications bidders provide to Canada is
    subject to verification by Canada during the bid evaluation
    period (before award of a contract) and after award of a
    contract. The Contracting Authority will have the right to ask
    for additional information to verify bidders' compliance with
    the certifications before award of a contract. The bid will be
    declared non-responsive if any certification made by the Bidder
    is untrue, whether made knowingly or unknowingly. Failure to
    comply with the certifications, to provide the related
    documentation or to comply with the request of the Contracting
    Authority for additional information will also render the bid
    5.1	Certifications Precedent to Contract Award 
    5.1.1 	Code of Conduct and Certifications - Related Documentation
    By submitting a bid, the Bidder certifies as per section 01 of
    Standard Instructions 2003 for himself and his affiliates, to be
    in compliance with the Code of Conduct and Certifications clause
    of the Standard
    instructions. The related documentation therein required will
    help Canada in confirming that the certifications are true. 
    5.1.2	 Additional Certifications Precedent to Contract Award
    The certifications included in Attachment 1 to Part 5,
    Certifications Precedent to Contract Award, should be completed
    and submitted with the bid, but may be submitted afterwards.  If
    any of these required certifications is not completed and
    submitted as requested, the Contracting Authority will so inform
    the Bidder and provide the Bidder with a time frame within which
    to meet the requirement.  Failure to comply with the request of
    the Contracting Authority and meet the requirement within that
    time period will render the bid non-responsive.
    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

    • 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
    Souleiman, Mohamed
    (819) 956-8348 ( )
    (819) 956-2675
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    10C1/Place du Portage, Phase III
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of Finance
    90 Elgin Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G5
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Commodity - GSIN
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