5P301-230119 - Subscription Agent Services

Solicitation number WS4430727104

Publication date

Closing date and time 2024/02/22 14:00 EST

Last amendment date

    AMENDMENT TO CLOSING TIME: Please disregard the Ariba Discovery posting response deadline closing time and CanadaBuys posting closing time. All required supporting documentation and bid submission must be submitted by 22 February 2024 at 14:00 EST. All bids submitted after 14:00 EST will result in the bid being declared non-responsive.
    Notice of proposed procurement (NPP)
    Supply Arrangement E60PI-23AGNT B is incorporated by reference and forms part of this bid solicitation.
    Parks Canada Commission has a requirement for the purchase of:
    the services of a firm to act on their behalf (“Subscription Agent”) for (1) the acquisition of subscriptions to publications of all types and in all media, including but not limited to traditional print material that may be added to the physical holdings of a library, as well as electronic content hosted remotely by a publisher, (2) the delivery, management, and related support of said subscriptions and (3) access to the Electronic Resource Management Platform.
    Anticipated start date: February 2024
    Proposed contract period: the proposed contract period is one year from contract award date. In addition, there are two (2) one-year option periods.
    The following SA holders have been invited to submit a proposal:
    1) EBSCO Canada LTD.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Department of Public Works and Government Services (PSPC)
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Curran, Matthew (SPAC/PSPC)

    Buying organization(s)

    Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)
    280 Slater Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P5S9
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    RFP against Supply Arrangement
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Selection criteria
    Variations or combinations of the above methods
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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