LEARNING SERVICES

Solicitation number E60ZH-070003/D

Publication date

Closing date and time 2014/01/03 14:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Description
    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    This bid solicitation is a tender for bids to satisfy the
    Government of Canada's requirement for the provision of Learning
    Services to locations throughout Canada, excluding any locations
    in areas subject to any of the Comprehensive Land Claims
    Agreements (the "Services").
    
    On-Going Opportunity for Qualification
    
    This bid solicitation provides an On-Going Opportunity for
    Qualification to  allow new suppliers to become "Qualified
    Suppliers" with a Supply Arrangement.  Existing Qualified
    Suppliers, may submit an arrangement in order to become a
    Qualified Suppliers for Tiers, Categories of Personnel and/or
    Streams for which they were not previously qualified.
    
    Existing Qualified Suppliers, who have been issued a supply
    arrangement, are not required to submit a new arrangement to
    maintain their existing Tiers, Categories of Personnel and/or
    Streams for which they are currently qualified.  
    
    Due to the resources required to evaluate the arrangements,
    Canada has reserved the right to conduct the evaluation of
    arrangements in cycles, not less than quarterly (that is, Canada
    may collect arrangements received over a calendar year quarter,
    in order to conduct the evaluation of all those arrangements
    concurrently as part of a single cycle of evaluations). The
    schedule below outlines the closing dates for each quarterly
    evaluation.  Bids received as part of the On-Going Opportunity
    for Qualification after the dates listed below will fall into
    the next quarterly evaluation schedule.
    
    Quarterly Evaluation Periods:
    
    Quarter	Closing Date	Time of Closing:	Evaluation Period:
    Q3	January 4, 2013	02:00 PM  Eastern Standard Time (EST)	January
    5 to March 29
    Q4	March 29, 2013	02:00 PM  Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)	April 1
    to June 28
    Q1	June 28, 2013	02:00 PM  Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)	June 29
    to September 30
    Q2	September 30, 2013	02:00 PM  Eastern Daylight Time
    (EDT)	October 1 to December 31
    Q3	January 3, 2014	02:00 PM  Eastern Standard Time (EST)	January
    4 to March 29
    
    
      
    Each bid may result in a Supply Arrangement.  All suppliers
    capable of meeting the requirements of this bid solicitation are
    invited to submit a bid for the Services containing an
    arrangement for a Supply Arrangement. 	
    
    Streams/Categories of Personnel
    
    The Services include the following Streams/Categories of
    Personnel:  
    
    Stream 1 - Strategic Learning Advisory Service
    Stream 2 - Instructional Design and Development Service
    Stream 3 - Custom e-Learning Product Programming Service
    Stream 4 - Rapid e-Learning Product Programming Service
    Stream 5 - Quality Assurance Service
    Stream 6 - Multimedia Design and Development Service
    Stream 7 - Project Management Service
    Stream 8 - Training Delivery
    
    For Streams 1 - 7, Bids will be evaluated on a Stream basis. 
    Therefore, if a bidder wishes to submit a bid for services in
    only one specific Stream, then it has the opportunity to do so.
    It is not mandatory to provide a bid for all Streams to be
    issued an instrument; however, if a minimum response is required
    to obtain a Category of Personnel/ Stream, that response must be
    provided in the bid.
    
    For Stream 8, bids will be evaluated on a Category of Personnel
    basis. Therefore, if a bidder wishes to submit a bid for
    services in only one specific Category of Personnel then it has
    the opportunity to do so.  It is not mandatory to provide a bid
    for all Categories of Personnel to be issued an instrument;
    however, if a minimum response is required to obtain a Category
    of  Stream, that response must be provided in the bid.
    
    Clients / Identified Users
    
    Any resulting instrument may be used by any Government
    Department, Departmental Corporation or Agency, or other body of
    the Government of Canada (including all those described in the
    Financial Administration Act, as amended from time to time) or
    any other party for which the Department of Public Works and
    Government Services has been authorized to act from time to time
    under section 16 of the Department of Public Works and
    Government Services Act (each a "Client" or "Identified User"). 
    	
    The Period of the Instrument
    
    The period for awarding contracts under the Supply Arrangement
    is from date of issuance of the SA or June 1, 2012 (whichever is
    later) to November 28, 2014.
    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

    Organization
    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Address
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Henry, Matthew
    Phone
    (819) 956-6440 ( )
    Fax
    (819) 956-2675
    Address
    11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
    10C1, Place du Portage
    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
    English
    29
    004
    English
    33
    005
    English
    33
    008
    English
    26
    007
    English
    36
    002
    English
    47
    001
    English
    47
    000
    English
    215
    English
    50
    015
    English
    28
    009
    English
    24
    010
    English
    16
    013
    English
    38
    012
    English
    20
    English
    50
    016
    English
    11
    English
    80
    014
    English
    14
    011
    English
    27
    003
    English
    12
    012
    French
    1
    002
    French
    8
    014
    French
    5
    003
    French
    7
    015
    French
    2
    French
    1
    008
    French
    1
    French
    5
    011
    French
    19
    009
    French
    1
    001
    French
    5
    005
    French
    1
    004
    French
    1
    013
    French
    4
    French
    2
    016
    French
    0
    000
    French
    33
    010
    French
    1
    007
    French
    5
    006
    French
    2

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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
    ,
    Ontario (except NCR)
    ,
    Prince Edward Island
    ,
    Quebec (except NCR)
    ,
    Saskatchewan
    ,
    Yukon
    ,
    National Capital Region (NCR)

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