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Transfert Payment Audits

Solicitation number A0480-172881/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2018/05/02 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
    Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    RFP #  A0480-172881/A is issued under the framework of the Professional Audit Support Services Supply Arrangement (PASS-SA),
    This requirement is for auditing services on behalf of both the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development (DIAND) and Health Canada. The Audit services objective is to ensure that the recipient departments met the terms and conditions of the funding arrangements and had put in place high quality management and control practices in order to ensure effective delivery of programs/services activities funded.
    In addition to the delivery of audits services, the Contractor may be called upon, on an ad-hoc basis, to assist DIAND and HC with the development and/or validation of Recipient Audit methodologies or studies to meet the requirements of Policy/Directives of the Treasury Board on Transfer Payments.
    The requirement described in this RFP is open to pre-qualified suppliers for Stream 8 (Recipient/Contribution Agreement Audit) of the Professional Audit Support Services Supply Arrangement (PASS SA).
    The pre-qualified suppliers for Stream 8 are as follows:
    - Altis Human Resources (Ottawa) Inc
    - BDO Dunwoody LLP
    - Deloitte LLP
    - Ernst & Young LLP
    - KPMG LLP
    - Meyers Norris Penny LLP
    - Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
    - Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Consulting Inc.
    - Samson & Associés CPA/Consultation Inc 
    - Samuel C. Young Professional Corporation, Douglas G. Kroetsh Professional   Corporation, Joseph Y. Man Professional Corporation
    - Serge Lavalée, Andre Loyer, Michel Coulomb
    - Spearhead Management Canada Ltd.
    - Welch  LLP 
    The Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be e-mailed directly to the pre-qualified suppliers above mentioned, who are invited to bid on this requirement.
    Description of the Requirement:
    Canada seeks to establish contracts for Auditing Services within the framework  of the Professional Audit Support Services Supply Arrangement (PASS SA) to be provided for one (1) year firm and four (4) additional option periods of one (1) year each for the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development(DIAND) and Health Canada.
    Level of Security Requirement: 
    Company Minimum Security Level Required: Designated Organization Screening (DOS) 
    Resource Minimum Security Level Required: Reliability
    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

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • 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
    Kamanayo, Gatsimbanyi
    (613) 293-6845 ( )
    () -
    Terrasses de la Chaudière 5th Floor
    10 Wellington Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Aboriginal Affairs & Northern Development 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
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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 – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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