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Radio Receivers, Telemetry (Except Airborne)

Fisheries and Oceans Canada | Published February 19, 2016
Winner
AMIRIX Systems Inc.
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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Source List Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Exclusive Rights GSIN Description:  Radio Receivers, Telemetry (Except Airborne) Quantity: 1

Radio Transceivers and Transmitter-Receiver, Satellite

Fisheries and Oceans Canada | Published March 18, 2016
Winner
WILDLIFE COMPUTERS
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Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Public Advertising Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Exclusive Rights GSIN Description:  Radio Transceivers and Transmitter-Receiver, Satellite Quantity: 1

Portable Radios

Parks Canada | Published July 15, 2016  -  Deadline February 8, 2016
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy:  Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements:   Portable Radios  Parks Canada is replacing portable radios in use across the organization with new models. The radio equipment specified (Motorola XPR-7550E VHF portable radio) is required for compatibility purposes with Parks Canadas existing radio infrastructure. No substitutions are acceptable, the exact model specified is required and must be brand new. The equipment specified will maintain compatibility with existing software, programming hardware, physical equipment and accessories (batteries,chargers, microphones, etc.)   5P420-161154/A Dymond, Timothy Telephone No. - (204) 510-0293 (    ) Fax No. - (204) 983-7796 (    ) Timothy.Dymond@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca Line 1, Portable Radios  Parks Canada has a requirement for the supply and delivery of  the following new radio equipment: Motorola XPR-7550E VHF portable radios and IMPRES LIION IP68 2100mAh batteries. No substitutions are acceptable, the exact models specified are required and must be brand new. The equipment specified will maintain compatibility with existing software, programming hardware, physical equipment and accessories (batteries, chargers, microphones, etc.)  Delivery is due by August 30, 2016  Detailed specifications are available in Annex A.  FOB destination to Parks Canada, Radio Shop, 1300 - 635 8th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB  T2P 3M3  The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) under Limited Tendering as per Chap. 5 Art. 506 Para. 12(a)  The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.  Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. 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.

Emerson, Manitoba, Highway 75, Emerson Port of Entry, Radio Frequency Identification Infrastructure

Public Works and Government Services Canada | Published January 6, 2017  -  Deadline January 20, 2017
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Trade Agreement: NONE Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy:  Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements:   McRuer, Dan Telephone No. - (204) 295-6634  Fax No. - (204) 983-7796 Email: dan.mcruer@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca  Emerson, Manitoba, Highway 75, Emerson Port of Entry, Radio Frequency Identification Infrastructure  Work under this Contract will include, but is not limited to, the following at the Emerson Port of Entry, Emerson, Manitoba: construction of infrastructure required for the future installation of an RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) system. Infrastructure includes provision of undergroundpower supply, underground conduit and anchor posts to installation of above grade above grade RFID devices; as more fully described in the Drawings and Specification.  Valueof Project:  To assist with insurance requirements, this project is estimated at a value between $0 > $100,000.  Bidders are responsible for obtaining copies of bid forms, special instructions and amendments issued prior to bid closing, from the Government of Canada web site, and are to ensure they are addressedin the submitted bid.  This procurement contains mandatory requirements. Failure to comply may result in rejection of your bid.   Standard terms and conditions forthis procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of, the bid and contract documents. The standard documents are issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada and may be viewed at:  https://buyandsell.gc.ca/policy-and-guidelines/standard-acquisition-clauses-and-conditions-manual/5/R .   Firms intending to submit bids onthis project should obtain bid documents through the GETS service provider at http://Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders .  Firms that obtain bid documents from a source otherthan the official site run the risk of not receiving acomplete package.  The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. "This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in English." Sealed bids willbereceived in English or French at: Contracting Services, PublicWorks and Government ServicesCanada,Room 100, 167Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0T6.    Closing Date: January 20, 2017, 14:00 h. CST   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.

Portable Radios

Parks Canada | Published September 10, 2015  -  Deadline October 20, 2015
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Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Portable Radios 5P420-151154/A Kwan, Eric Telephone No. - (204) 899-5459 Fax No. - (204) 983-7796 Parks Canada has a requirement for the supply and delivery of new Motorola XPR-7550 VHF portable radios and IMPRES Li-ion batteries, that will maintain compatibility with existing software, programming hardware, physical equipment and accessories (batteries, chargers, microphones, etc.), in accordance with the technical specifications detailed herein. Delivery is due by November 30, 2015 Detailed specifications are available in Annex A. FOB destination to Parks Canada, Radio Shop, 1300 - 635 8th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB T2P 3M3 The requirement is subject to the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), and the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in either official language of Canada. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. 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.

Emerson, Manitoba, Highway 75, Emerson Port of Entry, Radio Frequency Identification Infrastructure

Public Works and Government Services Canada | Published March 2, 2017
Winner
Tri-Star Traffic Controls Sys. Inc.
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Trade Agreement: NONE Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Public Advertising Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Lowest/Lower Bid GSIN Description:  Construction Services, Not Elsewhere Specified

Marine Mammal Satellite Tags

Fisheries and Oceans Canada | Published August 8, 2016
Winner
WILDLIFE COMPUTERS
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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Public Advertising Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Subsequent/Follow-on Contracts GSIN Description:  Radio Transceivers and Transmitter-Receiver, Satellite Quantity: 1

MEDIA MONITORING & PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES

Canadian Grain Commission | Published July 22, 2016  -  Deadline August 26, 2016
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Request For Proposal - MEDIA MONITORING & PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION SERVICES for the Canadian Grain Commission

The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) intends to solicit proposals and negotiate a Contract on behalf of the Corporate Affairs Division and the Corporate IM/IT Division located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The department wishes to invite suppliers who possess the necessary qualifications, expertise and capabilities required to provide Media Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Services to submit proposals in response to the Department’s requirement(s).

Press Release Distribution services ensure that the Canadian Grain Commission can communicate effectively with its external stakeholders and the Canadian public in an efficient manner through a variety of different media (for example: print, the internet and social media).

Media Monitoring services ensure that the Canadian Grain Commission is aware of what is being printed, posted and broadcasted about its services and programs.

It is the responsibility of each Bidder to ensure that their proposal demonstrates sufficient evidence of the Bidder’s qualifications and experience in providing MEDIA MONITORING & PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION Services.
In order to fulfill CGC’s objectives for MEDIA MONITORING & PRESS RELEASE DISTRIBUTION Services, Bidders are required to meet all of the following Mandatory Requirements:
A) The software must be accessible via the internet using Windows Internet Explorer

B) Software is accessible from other internet browsers such as Firefox and Chrome (optional)

C) CGC System administrator is able to access both systems within 1-click of each other

D) Press Releases can be sent in both French and English simultaneously

E) The Press Release Distribution System must have a scheduler

F) Proposed vendor must have a minimum of ten (10) years experience providing Press Release

Distribution, within Canada

G) Media Monitoring fees for print, internet and social media must be invoiced as a monthly charge

(No additional per-click fees for access)

H) Technical support is provided at no additional charge

I) Regular system upgrades and maintenance occur outside of standard business hours

J) Demo account provided for evaluation purposes (no cost to CGC; for Evaluation Purposes only)

K) Clients are able to view clip summaries from print and internet sources from within their browsers

without additional sign in or clip charges required.

Additionally, Bidders must obtain the minimum required score of 80% overall on the Point-Rated Criteria One (1) through Two (2) inclusively, in order to have their Financial Proposal considered:
1. Press Release Distribution:

A) Release creation

a) Ability to draft and approve releases from within the system

b) Ability to create and modify press releases

c) Ability to create multiple distribution lists for external clients

d) Ability to export distribution lists to an excel spreadsheet

e) Ability to search within a distribution list

B) Release distribution

a) Ability to send releases to major media outlets across Canada

b) Ability to target news releases to a particular industry

c) Ability to target news releases to a distribution list that we have created

(external clients)

2. Media Monitoring:

A) Content

a) Content includes internet, print, social media, television and radio from one portal

B) Monitoring

a) User can change search terms for print, internet, social media, broadcast media

and radio

b) Additional fees for broadcast and radio are transparent and consistent

c) Boolean search options are available

d) Searches can be limited by media type, geographic location, language and

relevance and date

e) Search includes proximity search

C) Distribution and reporting

a) Search results can be tracked by issues, subjects or categories

b) Reports are archived for a minimum of one (1) month at no extra charge

c) Reports on monitored topics can be downloaded in RTF, Excel, PDF and XML

d) Basic report templates are available at no extra charge

e) Reports can include graphic representation of data (bar charts, pie charts etc.)

f) Report parameters can be set to run at a pre-defined date and time
The lowest priced bid submitted from all compliant proposals will be deemed to represent best value to the Crown.
The duration of the contract will be from the October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2020 inclusive.

CGC reserves the right to extend the term of the Contract by two (2) additional one (1) year periods under the same terms and conditions.

Design Build, Coast Guard Equipment Building Installation, Iqaluit, NU

Fisheries and Oceans Canada | Published March 13, 2017  -  Deadline March 28, 2017
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy:  Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: Yes Nature of Requirements:   Design Build, Coast Guard Equipment Building Installation, Iqaluit, NU  F2563-160088/A Thompson, Valerie Telephone No. - (204) 509-0349  Fax No. - (204) 983-7796 Email - valerie.thompson@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca   NOTE: This procurement is subject to the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement  Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) is inviting qualified Design-Build (D-B) bidders to deliver the DFO-CCG, Coast Guard Marine Radio Shelter Installation, Iqaluit, NU.  The objective of this RFP is to retain an individual Contractor or Joint Venture to provide the complete design-build work for the project described in solicitation in Iqaluit, Nunavut.  Utilizing a D-B service delivery methodology, a full range of professional consultant and contractor services will be required during both the design and construction phases of the project. The work consists of but is not limited to the work as more fully described in the Terms of Reference.    This is a single phase selection process. This RFP Document sets out the project requirement, i.e., the particulars of the project itself and the broad scope of services required from the Contractor.  Based upon their analysis of the project requirements and thecapability/capacity of their firm, bidders formulate bids for the service including their bid price.  The bidders describe their capabilities and proposed services in the Technical and Inuit Benefits Portion of the bid (Envelope One). The "Bid PricePortion" includes the total price and bid security which is submitted in a sealed envelope (envelope two).  The Technical and Inuit Benefits Portion of bids are evaluated by an Evaluation Board without knowledge of the Bid Price. Evaluation is based on a set of pre-established criterion, components and weight factors. Numerical scores are awarded at the completion of the evaluation.   Bid Price envelopes are then opened for the bids declared responsive. The Total Bid Price will be divided by the Technical and Inuit Benefits Evaluation Criterion points achieved to determine a price per point. The lowest price per point compliant bid will be recommended for award of Contract. In the event of a tie, the bidder that achieved the highest technical score will be selected.   NOTE: the Bid Price Form is to be submitted in a separate sealed envelope (Envelope Two) clearly marked Bid Price Form. Faxed submissions are not allowed.  Firms intending to submit bids on this project should obtain bid documents through the Government Electronic Tendering (GETS) service provider at http://Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders .  Firms that obtain bid documents from a source other than the official site run the risk of not receiving a complete package.  Bidders are responsible for obtaining copies of bid forms, special instructions and amendments issued prior to bid closing, from the Government of Canada web site, and are to ensure they are addressed in the submitted bid.   This procurement contains mandatory requirements. Failure to comply may result in rejection of your bid.   Standard terms and conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of, the bid and contract documents. The standard documents are issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada and may be viewed at:  https://buyandsell.gc.ca/policy-and-guidelines/standard-acquisition-clauses-and-conditions-manual/5/R .    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. "This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in English." Sealed bids will be received in English or French at: Contracting Services, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Room 100, 167 Lombard Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0T6.  Closing Date:  March 28, 2017, 14:00h. CDT.  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.

Temporary Help Services, MB

Public Works & Government Services Canada | Published April 27, 2015  -  Deadline October 11, 2016
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services Attachment: None Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Temporary Help Services (THS) - Manitoba This requirement is for the provision of temporary help services to federal government departments and agencies for one or more of the geographical Areas listed in Annex "A", on an as and when requested basis. There are two geographical Areas within Manitoba: MB Winnipeg MB Brandon and Shilo Offerors are to provide separate offers for each of the geographical Areas where they wish to provide services. There are 4 temporary help services categories: Administrative Support, Professional and Administrative, Technical and Operational, Telecommunications and Engineering Services. These categories are further broken down into classifications viewable at: http://ont-sat-ths.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/procedures/services-eng.cfm Temporary help services may be required from Standing Offer Holders who provide the services of employees to others on a temporary basis when the incumbent employee is absent for a period of time; during a temporary workload increase, or when a position is in the process of being staffed. Offers will be accessible to Identified Users through an electronic catalogue. This electronic catalogue will be refreshed semi-annually (every 6 months) to enable new offerors the ongoing opportunity to qualify for a Standing Offer, and to enable existing Standing Offer Holders to revise their rates or contacts, or qualify for additional Areas. An updated Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) and a Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) will be posted on the Buy and Sell website 5 days after the close of each solicitation. The period for making call-ups against the Standing Offer is from June 1, 2014 to May 31, 2015, with the right to request 2 additional one year periods. There is a security requirement associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Insurance Requirements, and Part 7A - Standing Offer. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, offerors should refer to the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Industrial Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website. The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services. This procurement includes a Voluntary Set-Aside for Aboriginal Business. A. ALL OFFERORS: Separate and complete offers must be provided per geographical Area for which offerors are wishing to provide services. In addition, only one offer per geographical Area, per Offeror will be accepted and evaluated. If more than one offer is received per geographical Area, Canada will choose which offer to evaluate. 1. Offeror's commercial office for each geographical Area: (i) Offerors must demonstrate that they provide services from a fully-operational, permanent, commercial office for each geographical Area for which they are submitting an offer. (ii) Offerors must demonstrate that they operate their commercial office during normal business hours (a minimum of 7.5 hours per day, any time from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) in each geographical Area for which they are submitting an offer. 2. Commercial office staff: (i) Offerors are to demonstrate that they maintain a minimum staff of two (2) full-time employees in their commercial office for each geographical Area for which they are submitting an offer. 3. Offeror standard response times: Offerors must demonstrate how they will meet the following: (i) Reply to an Identified User's queries within forty-eight (48) hours. (i) Dispatch an appropriate resource to the identified client site within 48 hours 80% of the time. 4. Offeror's Corporate experience related to classifications offered: (i) Offerors must demonstrate that they have been in business for at least one (1) year; and (ii) Must demonstrate that they have previously provided one or more of the offered classifications for a minimum of three (3) months. 5. Offeror process for testing candidates: The Offeror must describe the tools, procedures and instruments in place to test for the various skills and aptitudes for the types of classifications offered, for example: (i) What hard and soft skill tests are administered by the Offeror; 6. Offeror's Quality Control Process: Offerors must describe their firm's current internal quality control process to evaluate overall service of the firm/company; and the performance of the temporary help employees. THIS PROCESS MUST INCLUDE: (i) assessment of temporary help employee during assignment; and (ii) assessment of temporary help employee and your company, after assignment CLOSING DATES SCHEDULE: Option Periods: Solicitation closes at 2:00 pm CDT on 2015-05-11 Solicitation closes at 2:00 pm CST on 2015-11-09 Solicitation closes at 2:00 pm CDT on 2016-05-10 Solicitation closes at 2:00 pm CST on 2015-11-10 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. 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.

Outdoor Security Cameras

Department of National Defence | Published January 29, 2015  -  Deadline February 20, 2015
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: If 3+ bids offer Canadian goods/services other bids will not be considered Attachment: None Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Outdoor Security Cameras W0117-148618/A Guilford, Alison Telephone No. - (204) 983-4095 Fax No. - (204) 983-7796 The Department of National Defence 17 Wing has a requirement for the supply and installation of fully operational Closed-circuit Television (CCTV) system upgrades. This includes seven (7) Stationary/Fixed cameras, five (5) Pan Tilt Zoom cameras, one (1) 360° Hemispherical Stationary/Fixed camera, four (4) Hybrid Video Recorders and all required parts, components, systems, terminations, software, accessories and training, with the option to purchase additional cameras, at various locations at 17 Wing, Winnipeg, Manitoba. All the deliverables, installation and training must be received on or before 31 March 2015. The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT). The requirement is subject to a preference for Canadian goods and/or services. Mandatory Site Visit: It is mandatory that the Bidder or a representative of the Bidder visit the work site. Arrangements have been made for the site visit to be held at 17 Wing CFB Winnipeg, 715 Whytewold Road, Winnipeg, MB, R3J 3Y5 on 13 February 2015. The site visit will begin at 10:00 CST, in Bldg 25 (1 Canadian Air Division) Room 1-15. Bidders must communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than 15:00 CST on 9 February 2015 to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. Bidders will be required to sign an attendance sheet. Bidders should confirm in their bid that they have attended the site visit. Bidders who do not attend the mandatory site visit or do not send a representative will not be given an alternative appointment and their bid will be declared non-responsive. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation. 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.

Temporary Help Services, MB

Public Works and Government Services Canada | Published April 26, 2017  -  Deadline May 16, 2017
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services Competitive Procurement Strategy:  Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements:   Temporary Help Services, MB  ET959-173053/A Maki, Christie Telephone No. - (204) 891-6126  Fax No. - (204) 983-7796  christie.maki@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca  THIS PROCUREMENT INCLUDES A PORTION SET ASIDE FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS UNDER THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR ABORIGINAL BUSINESS.  New Aboriginal and non-aboriginal offers will be accepted every six (6) months.  2.  SECURITY REQUIREMENT:   There are security requirements associated with the requirement of the StandingOffer. For additional information, see Part 6 - Security, Financial and Insurance Requirements, and Part 7 - Standing Offer and Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Offerors should refer to the Industrial Security Program (ISP) of Public Works and Government Services Canada (http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/index-eng.html) website.  Effective February 1, 2017, PWGSC requires electronic fingerprinting as part of any new,renewal or upgrade of personnel security screening request. The accredited fingerprint service provider will charge market value for their processing services and fee charged may vary from one provider to the next. Offerors whose resources require a new, renewal or upgrade personnel security clearance are responsible for absorbing all costs associated with these fees. Learn how this will change the personnel security screening process for those required to work on Government of Canada contracts: http://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/esc-src/personnel/empreintes-obligatoire-mandatory-fingerprints-eng.html  3.   REQUIREMENT:  This requirement is for the provision of temporary help services to federal government departments and agencies in one or more of the geographical Areas listed in Annex "A" Statement of Work, on an as and when requested basis.   There are 2 geographical Areas within Manitoba in the Western Region which are listed in this solicitations Annex A Statement of Work under Article 3. Areas. Offerors must submit separate offers for each of the geographical Areas where they wish to provide services.    There are 4 temporary help services categories:  -Administrative Support  -Professional and Administrative   -Technical and Operational  -Telecommunications and Engineering Services  These categories are further broken down into classifications viewable at: http://ont-sat-ths.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/procedures/services-eng.cfm   Temporary help services may be required from Offerors who provide the services of employees to other organization on a temporary basis when the other organizations incumbent employee is absent for a period of time; during a temporary workload increase, or when a position is in the process of being staffed.    It is intended to issue multiple Standing Offers to qualified Offerors as the result of this Request for Standing Offer process.   A Standing Offer is not a Contract and does not commit Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) to procure or contract forany goods, services or both. Any Standing Offer resulting from this Request for Standing Offer constitutes an Offer made by an Offeror for the provision of certain services to Canada at prearranged prices, under set terms and conditions that is open foracceptance by one or more Identified User(s) on behalf of Canada during a specified period of time.  The resulting Standing Offers including Offeror(s) prices will be accessible to Identified User(s) through an electronic catalogue.    This electronic catalogue will be updated semi-annually (every 6 months) to enable new Offerors the ongoing opportunity to qualify for a Standing Offer, and to enable existing Standing Offer Holders to revise their rates or contacts, or qualify for additional Areas.For the refresh, a Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) and a Request for Standing Offer (RFSO) will be posted on the Buy and Sell (https://buyandsell.gc.ca/) website 21 days after the closing date of each solicitation.  The period for making call-upsagainst the resulting Standing Offer is from June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018, with the irrevocable right to extend for 3 additional one year periods.  The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).  The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and/or services.  This procurement includes a Voluntary Set-Aside for Aboriginal Business. For further information on the Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business, contact the Aboriginal Procurement and Business Promotion Directorate, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada, at 1-800-400-7677 or by e-mail at: saea-psab@aandc-aadnc.gc.ca. Call-ups to identified Aboriginal businesses under this Standing offer will be set aside under the federal government's Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business, as detailed in Annex 9.4 Requirements for the Set-aside Program for Aboriginal Business, of the Supply Manual.  4.  MANDATORY CRITERIA:    A. FOR EXISTING STANDING OFFER HOLDERS:   A.1 Existing Standing Offer Holders wishing to retain existing Standing Offers relying on information submitted in response to past temporary help solicitations:   A.1.1    Standing Offer Holders who currently hold a Standing Offer issued under solicitation no. ET959.142558/A, ET959.142558/B, or ET959.142558/C and who wish to rely on information submitted in response to these solicitations, must submit an offer that states:  (i) All mandatory technical criteria listed under 4.1.1.1 Mandatory Technical Criteria, SectionB  All Other Offerors, article B.1 item 1) through 5), are still met and that all information provided under the previously listed solicitations remains true, accurate, unchanged and may be used for the purposes of this solicitation for the geographical Area(s) wherethe Standing Offer Holder currently holds standing offer(s).  A.1.2    For existing Standing Offer Holders who submitted offers in accordance with Article 4.1.1.1, Section A.1.1. and A1.2.,  Canada will proceed to grandfather the existing Standing Offer(s) as issued under the solicitations listed under Article 4.1.1.1. Section A.1.1.   A.2 Existing Standing Offer Holders wishing to retain existing Standing Offers but do not wish to rely on information submitted in response to past temporary help solicitations:   If an Existing Standing Offer Holders information submitted in response to the mandatory technical criteria of the past solicitations listed under Article 4.1.1.1 Section A.1.1 has changed, a brand new offer must be submitted in accordance with Article 4.1.1.1 Section B  All Other Offerors, below.   A.3 Existing Standing Offer Holders offering services for additional geographical Areas:   If an Existing Standing Offer Holder wishes to submit for another geographicalArea not previously issued to them, a brand new offer must be submitted in accordance with Article 4.1.1.1 Section B  All Other Offerors, below.  B. ALL OTHER OFFERORS:  Separate and complete offers must be provided per geographical Area for which Offerors are wishing to provide services.  In addition, only one offer per geographical Area, per Offeror will be accepted and evaluated.  If more than one offer is received per geographical Area, Canada will choose which offer to evaluate.  Each offer will be evaluated against all of the following criteria. Any offer not meeting one or more of the following criteria, within 2 business days after being notified by PWGSC, will be considered non-responsive and be given no further consideration.   B.1  1. Offerorsmust provide a statement indicating they have a fully operational, permanent, commercial office in the Province for which they are submitting an offer.   2. Offerors must provide a statement indicating the office, in the Province for which they are submitting an offer, will be open Monday to Friday for a minimum of 7.5 hours per day, excluding Statutory Holidays.     3. Offerors must provide a statement indicating there are a minimum of 2 full-time employees working in the office ofthe Province forwhich they are submitting an offer.       4. Offerors must describe the tools or procedures or instruments in place to test for the various skills and aptitudes for the type(s) of temporary help services category(ies) offered, for example: What hard and soft skill tests are administered by the Offeror.  5. Offerors must describe their current internal quality control process to evaluate overall service and the performance of the temporary help employees, for example: The assessmentof temporary helpemployee during the assignment and after completion of the assignment.  The submission of financial Offers, the Financial Evaluation and the qualification of each Standing Offer are described in the RFSO (see attached).   All Existing Standing OfferHolders and new Offerors are to submit the certifications and information required under Part 5 Certifications and Additional Information of the solicitation no. ET959-173053/A.    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.
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