Model Projects and Research Studies – Syrian Refugees Integration (146327)

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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2016/11/15 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


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Notice type
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Citizenship and Immigration Canada
End user entity
Citizenship and Immigration Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
MageauDavid, Jeremie
Contact phone
Contact address
70 Cremazie
Gatineau  QC
K1A 1L1

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Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) requires the services of a Contractor to design, plan, implement, analyze, and report on innovative activities to test a new approaches to supporting the settlement process of Syrian refugees in Canada.

The models testing and research priorities that CIC aims to enhance through this process (2016-2017) fall under eight streams. Stream details are described below and each stream requires its own proposal. Contractors may bid on multiple streams.


Stream I: Employment models/approaches for connecting unemployed Syrian refugees with employment

Stream II: Workplace Based Language Training (Informal language training)

Research and Studies:

Stream III: Study of pay-for-performance models to achieve better employment outcomes for Syrian refugees

Stream IV: Participatory research study with Syrian refugee youth on various topics

Stream V: Participatory research study to how to reduce social isolation for parents and caregivers who stay at home with their children as well as isolated seniors

Stream VI: Research study on existing innovative practices to initiate discussions with Syrian families on issues including family violence and rights, women’s rights, acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer (LGBTQ), and community supports

Stream VII: Research study of mobilization of volunteers to support refugees

Stream VIII: Research and prototype model of a mobile digital tool to support Syrian refugee settlement

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
rfp_social_innovation_final_fr.pdf000French- 2016-09-29
rfp_social_innovations_final.pdf000English- 2016-09-29
rfp_amendment_001_en.pdf001English- 2016-10-20
rfp_amendment_001_fr.pdf001French- 2016-10-20
rfp_amendment002_qas_-_fr.pdf002French- 2016-11-02
rfp_amendment_002_qas.pdf002English- 2016-11-02
rfp_amendment_003_en.pdf003English- 2016-11-10
rfp_amendment_003_fr.pdf003French- 2016-11-10