RFSA Translation Services - Translation Bureau

Solicitation number EN966-140305/L

Publication date

Closing date and time 2027/03/31 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: 
    
    Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA): EN966-140305/L - Translation Bureau’s Directory of Translation Services Suppliers 
    
    The Translation Bureau is a special operating agency (SOA) reporting to the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada. The Translation Bureau is responsible for supporting the Government of Canada in its efforts to provide services to and inform Canadians in the official language of their choice. The Translation Bureau fulfills its mission by providing translation services and products to Parliament, the judiciary, federal departments and agencies, and international organizations.
    
    Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), on behalf of the Translation Bureau is launching a Request for Supply Arrangements (RFSA) to renew its directory of translation services suppliers and enter into supply arrangements (SAs) with qualified suppliers to meet its needs of Official Languages Translation.
    
    Suppliers may qualify in one or more Tier(s), in the language combination and fields of work (there are sixty-three (63) fields) of their choice:
    
    Tier 1:  Requirements where the daily translation capacity is greater than or equal to 1,000 words and less than 2,999 words
    
    Tier 2: Requirements where the daily translation capacity is greater than or equal to 3,000 words and less than 7,999 words
    
    Tier 3: Requirements where the daily translation capacity is greater than or equal to 8,000 words
    
    The Identified Users for this requirement is the Translation Bureau and the PSPC’s Linguistic Services Division of the Acquisitions Branch.
    
    There is no security requirement associated with this requirement.  
    
    On-going Opportunity for Qualification:
    
    A permanent notice will be posted on the Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS) to allow interested suppliers to qualify for Supply Arrangement EN966-140305. Canada will conduct quarterly evaluations of arrangements as outlined in Article 6.7, RFSA Submission and Quarterly Evaluation Periods of the RFSA.
    
    NOTE: Exceptionally, the first submission period will end at 2:00 p.m. EST on February 25, 2022.
    
    Existing pre-qualified suppliers who have received a SA are not required to submit a new arrangement unless they wish to qualify in new Fields or Tiers.
    
    Individual Request for Proposals (RFP):
    
    Request for Proposals (RFPs) will be sent to suppliers on the SA Holder list by email in accordance with the Bid Solicitation Process and Tendering Periods stipulated in the SA. Subsequent contracts will be awarded according to the evaluation procedures and selection methodology identified in the individual Requests for Proposals.
    
    Enquiries:
    
    Enquiries regarding this RFSA should be submitted to the Supply Arrangement Authority at TPSGC.PAAMARepertoireBureau-APSADirectoryBureau.PWGSC@tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca.
    
    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

    • 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
    Gratton, Isabelle
    Phone
    (873) 355-9751 ( )
    Email
    isabelle.gratton@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
    013
    French
    7
    013
    English
    18
    012
    English
    33
    English
    17
    French
    9
    012
    French
    3
    011
    English
    143
    011
    French
    120
    English
    83
    010
    English
    73
    French
    68
    010
    French
    59
    009
    English
    64
    009
    French
    71
    008
    French
    61
    008
    English
    86
    007
    French
    151
    007
    English
    185
    French
    125
    006
    French
    71
    006
    English
    92
    English
    103
    005
    English
    67
    005
    French
    81
    004
    French
    62
    004
    English
    59
    003
    French
    48
    003
    English
    55
    002
    French
    53
    002
    English
    68
    001
    French
    66
    001
    English
    61
    000
    French
    259
    French
    103
    French
    65
    English
    105
    English
    108
    000
    English
    308

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    Language(s)
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    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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