Global Analysis of Economic Stabilization and Recovery in High Growth Sectors (ISED196013)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/05/28 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Industry Canada
End user entity
Industry Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Lafleur, Chantal
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
235 Queen Street
Ottawa  ON
K1A 0H5


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This requirement is for Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

Special Note re. Covid-19: This RFP is urgent as it is raised to help with Canada’s efforts to address the impacts of COVID-19. As such, Canada requests that bidders review the RFP carefully to ensure their bid meets all the requirements and this will assist Canada to completing evaluations in an efficient manner as possible.

As well, please note that due to the time constraints and the urgency of this requirement, there is a reduced bid period and Canada does not wish to extend the RFP bid period.

This requirement is open only to those Supply Arrangement Holders under E60ZT-16TSSB who qualified under Tier 1 for the following stream:

3: Project Management Services Stream

Only selected TSPS SA Holders currently holding a TSPS SA under the E60ZT-16TSSB series of SAs are invited to compete.

To facilitate the process, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada has chosen to attach a copy of the RFP to allow those suppliers who were not formally invited to bid on this requirement to submit a proposal should they wish to do so. Only suppliers listed on Attachment 2 to Part 1 of the solicitation of this notice can submit a proposal. (Suppliers listed in Attachment 2 to Part 1 of this notice should hereby consider themselves invited to bid (there is no requirement for the suppliers listed in Attachment 2 to Part 1 to further request to be added to the invited bidders list).

SA Holders that are invited to compete as a joint venture must submit a bid as that joint venture SA Holder, forming no other joint venture to bid. Any joint venture must be already qualified under the E60ZT-16TSSB series as that joint venture at the time of bid closing in order to submit a bid.

The following SA Holders have been initially invited to bid on this requirement:

  1. Accenture Inc.
  2. ACF Associates Inc.
  3. Canadian Development Consultants International Inc.
  4. CGI Information Systems and Management Consultants Inc.
  5. CPCS Transcom Limited
  6. Deloitte Inc.
  7. Ernst & Young LLP
  8. HDP Group Inc.
  9. IBM Canada Limited / IBM Canada Limitée
  10. KPMG LLP
  11. Le Groupe Conseil Bronson Consulting Group
  12. McKinsey & Company Canada
  13. Optimus SBR Inc.
  14. Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP
  15. PubliVate Inc.
  16. QinetiQ Limited
  17. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Consulting Inc.
  18. Sierra Systems Group Inc.
  19. Stratos Inc.
  20. University of Ottawa, Telfer School of Management

Description of the Requirement:

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is soliciting bids for the services of a Contractor to undertake analysis of key strategic industrial sectors at a national and international level, model scenarios, and spark “big ideas”, as defined in Appendix “A”, Statement of Work.

Applicable Trade Agreements:

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), and the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

Associated Documents:

The associated documents are the Request for Proposal and Attachment 2 to Part 1.

Proposed period of contract:

The proposed period of contract shall be from date of Contract award to March 31, 2021.

File Number: ISED196013

Contracting Authority: Chantal Lafleur

Phone Number: 613-608-5865


NOTE: The Task and Solutions Professional Services (TSPS) Method of Supply is subject to quarterly refresh cycles. If you wish to find out how you can be a “Qualified SA Holder”, please contact SPTS.TSPS@TPSGC-PWGSC.GC.CA

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ised196013_-_rfp_en.pdf000English- 2020-05-22
ised196013_-_rfp_fr.pdf000French- 2020-05-22


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ised196013_-_rfp_attachment_2_to_part_1_-_list_of_suppliers_-_liste_des_fournisseurs.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2020-05-22
ised196013_-_rfp_-_dp_qa_001.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2020-05-26
ised196013_-_rfp_-_dp_qa_002.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2020-05-27

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