Notification of change in Government of Canada Standing Offer & Supply Arrangement Authority (PWGSC-SSC/09-2015)

Attention: The Government Procurement provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) continue to apply until the recently announced United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) is ratified and enters into force. More information about the USMCA will be provided in the coming weeks.

Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2015/10/30 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Jocelyn Rousseau (PWGSC-TPSGC) or Michelle Beaton (SSC-SPC)
Contact phone
819-956-1640 (PWGSC-TPSGC) or 613-240-6650 (SSC-SPC)
Contact fax
Contact address
11 rue Laurier
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0S5

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Following the coming into effect of Order in Council 2015-1071 under the Shared Services Canada Act, responsibility for the maintenance and management of a number of Supply Arrangements and Standing Offers will move from the Department of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) to the Department of Shared Services Canada.   

As such, SSC will be the single designate authorized to act as the representative of Canada in the management of the affected Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements. In its capacity as the Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement Authority, SSC will have the sole ability to set out Identified Users, and to authorize such users to place orders under these instruments.  

In keeping with its mandate, SSC will process all departmental orders, make all call-ups or requests for volume discounts under Standing Offers, and conduct all bid solicitations under Supply Arrangements on behalf of Identified Users.

Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements
Reference Number
•   Mass Storage Systems and Storage Area Network (SAN) Standing Offer   
•   Microcomputers Standing Offer
•   Videoconferencing Standing Offer
       E60HN-13VCSO/XXX/HN and E60HN-130003/XXX/HN (PSAB)
•  Document Scanners Standing Offer
•  Imaging Hardware Standing Offer 
•  Managed Print Services Supply Arrangement	    
•  Networking Equipment Services (NES):
   - Network Equipment Support Services (NESS) Standing Offer
   - Network Infrastructure Management Services (NIMS) Standing Offer
•  Vehicle Mounted  Mobile Work Station Standing Offer	

If individual suppliers do not receive a direct notification in the next few weeks and wish to contact the Standing Offer or Supply Arrangement Authority assigned to a particular instrument, they can send an e-mail to:

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