ESDC Printing Services (G9292-213139/A)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/02/12 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National Capital Region, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Employment and Social Development Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Keyserling (CW Div), Andrea
Contact email
Contact phone
(613) 998-8582 ( )
Contact fax
(613) 991-5870
Contact address
360 Albert St./ 360, rue Albert
12th Floor / 12ième étage
K1A 0S5


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Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) requires printing services from a Contractor for the provision of letters and print materials for the Canada Education Savings Program (CESP). The Contractor will be responsible for the processing of supplied data files, variable printing, mail matching of multiple pieces, insertion and mail preparation for distribution of material which includes, but is not limited to: letters, ad-mail cards/vouchers, inserts, factsheets and application forms to families across Canada on behalf of the CESP.

The period of the Contract will be from date of award until March 31, 2022, with the option to extend for up to three (3) additional one (1) year periods. 

There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada ( website.

The requirement is subject to the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA).

The requirement is limited to Canadian goods and services.
This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically.  Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information.

Bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within 15 working days from receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.

Delivery Date: 13/01/2020

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Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E78339.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-01-15
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F78339.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-01-15
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E78339.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-01-24
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F78339.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-01-24
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E78339.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-01-28
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F78339.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-01-28
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E78339.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2020-02-03
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F78339.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2020-02-03
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E78339.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2020-02-07
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F78339.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2020-02-07
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.E78339.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2020-02-12
ABES.PROD.PW__CW.B035.F78339.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2020-02-12


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
en-annexb_g9292-213139a_finaldraft.xlsxNot availableEnglish- 2020-01-15
fr-annexb_g9292-213139a_finaldraft.xlsxNot availableFrench- 2020-01-15
en-annexb_revision2.xlsxNot availableEnglish- 2020-01-24
fr-annexb_revision2.xlsxNot availableFrench- 2020-01-24
en-annexb_g9292-213139a_rev_feb_6_2020.xlsxNot availableEnglish- 2020-02-07
fr-annexeb_g9292-213139a_rev_6_fev_2020.xlsxNot availableFrench- 2020-02-07

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