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Intercultural Learning Services

Solicitation number 08349-160412/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2017/02/28 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Intercultural Learning Services
    Leblanc, Marc-André
    Telephone No. - (873) 469-3914 (    )
    Fax No. - (   )    -     (    )
    Description of Services
    The Centre for Intercultural Learning (CFSC) of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAIT) intends to procure the services of one (1) supplier capable of providing to CFSC "as and when requested" support for its intercultural learning programs by providing the following services:
    1. Learning Event Coordination & Administration; 
    2. Learning Event Delivery & Facilitation;
    3. Provision of Country Resource Personnel & Subject Matter Experts supporting Learning Events; 
    4. Learning Event Design & Development; 
    5. Learning Product Design & Development:
     - e-learning, web development, video, print & electronic documents; and
    6. Research & Strategic Advisory Services related to Learning.
    The required services are described in more details in Annex A - Statement of Work.
    Contract Period
    Services shall be provided for three years as of the contract award date, and the contract will include an option allowing it to be extended for two additional periods of one year each under the same terms and conditions.
    Volumetric Data
    Bidders shouldrefer to the Attachment 1 of Part 1 - Service Volume - 2011-2012 of the Solicitation document which summarizes the service volume for CFSC learning events for the twelve (12) month period from April 2011 through March 2012.
    The inclusion of volumetricdata in this document does not represent a commitment by Canada that Canada's future usage of the services described in the bid solicitation will be consistent with this data.
    Basis of Selection - Lowest Cost Per Point
    One (1) contract will be recommended for award under this solicitation. 
    To be declared responsive, a bid must:
    (a) comply with all the requirements of the bid solicitation;
    (b) meet all mandatory evaluation criteria; and 
    (c) obtain the required minimum number of points specified in the attachment to Part 4 for the point-rated technical criteria.
    Security Requirements 
    There is a security requirement associated with this requirement. 
    1. Security Requirement
    1.1  At the date of bid closing, the following conditions must be met:
    (a) the Bidder must hold a valid organization security clearance as indicated in Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses; 
    (b) the Bidder's proposed individuals requiring access to classified or protected information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must meet the security requirement as indicated in Part 7 - Resulting Con-tract Clauses; and
    (c) the Bidder must provide the name of all individuals who will require access to classified or pro-tected information, assets or sensitivework sites.
    1.2 For additional information on security requirements, bidders should consult the "Security Require-ments for PWGSC Bid Solicitations - Instructions for Bidders" ( documentonthe Departmental Standard Procurement Documents Website.
    Basis for Canada's Ownership of Intellectual Property
    The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade has determined that any intellectual property rights arising from the performance of the Work under the resulting contract will belong to Canada, on the following grounds: where the Foreground consists of material subject to copyright, with the exception of computer software and all documentation pertaining to that software.
    Code of Conduct
    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.
    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

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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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
    Leblanc, Marc-André
    (873) 469-3914 ( )
    () -
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    10C1/Place du Portage, Phase III
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Foreign Affairs, Trade And Development (Department Of)
    125 Sussex Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0G2
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    New Brunswick
    Newfoundland and Labrador
    Nova Scotia
    Northwest Territories
    Nunavut Territory
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Prince Edward Island
    Quebec (except NCR)
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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