Gender Equality and Gender-Based Violence Research in Canada (1W001-180192/A)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/11/15 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


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Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
Solely Canadian content
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Campbell, April
Contact email
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Contact address
10 Wellington Road
Terrasses de la Chaudiere
Gatineau  QC
K1A 0S5

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This Letter of Interest (LOI) seeks information from industry, academia, not for profit entities and special interest groups on its interest, capacity and ability to perform the services and to inform bidders of the planned procurement.

Status of Women Canada (SWC) is seeking knowledge synthesis and/or research proposals in two Research Areas:

1) Gender-based violence (GBV), including, but not limited to, the following themes, identified through engagement with stakeholders -

o Prevention of GBV

o Supports to Survivors and Families

o Promotion of Responsive Justice Systems

2) Gender equality (GE), specifically in the following domains -

o Economic participation and prosperity

o Leadership and democratic participation

o Education and skills development

o Poverty reduction, health and well-being

o Access to justice

Canada may release a competitive Call for Proposal (CFP) for the required work. Following the CFP process, it is intended to award multiple contracts in accordance with the process defined in the CFP.  The period of the resulting contract will be from date of contract award to 31 March 2020 with two option periods of one year each.

In addition, the goal of this LOI is to seek interested individuals qualified in fields relevant to Gender Equality or Gender-Based Violence to evaluate proposals that will be received through the call. Due to conflict of interest rules, these third party evaluators will not be able to submit a proposal to this planned procurement.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
loi_e_1w001-180192a.pdf000English- 2018-11-02
loi_f_1w001-180192a.pdf000French- 2018-11-02


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
cfp_e_1w001-180192a_draft.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2018-11-02
cfp_f_1w001-180192a_draft.pdfNot availableFrench- 2018-11-02