Request for Information- Qualification Based Selection Model and Social Procurement (EP765-182598/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/03/13 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National Capital Region, Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon
Notice type
Letter of Interest (LOI)/Request for Information (RFI)
Trade agreement
  • None
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Loignon, Brigitte
Contact email
Contact phone
(873) 469-4928 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 956-3160
Contact address
11 Laurier St./11 Rue Laurier
3C2, Place du Portage
Phase III
Gatineau, Québec K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Request for Information - Qualification Based Selection Model (QBS) and Social Procurement

This Request for Information (RFI) is a consultation initiative that seeks feedback from the industry on the introduction of qualification based selection (QBS) for selected Architectural and Engineering Services (A&ES) design procurements.  Additionally, we are seeking information on how best to increase supplier diversity.

This RFI is neither a call for tender nor a Bid Solicitation. No agreement or contract will be entered into based on this RFI. The issuance of this RFI is not to be considered in any way a commitment by Canada, nor as authority to potential respondents to undertake any work that could be charged to Canada. This RFI is not to be considered as a commitment to issue a subsequent solicitation.

Canada welcomes Industry feedback but does not commit to a response to any comments that may be received.

Respondents interested in learning more about this opportunity should click on "Associated Components: Order" to download the complete RFI document.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Respondents must submit their responses via email to:   
Brigitte Loignon
Acquisitions Branch 
Public Services and Procurement Canada 
Government of Canada
E-mail Address:
Telephone:  873-469-4928


The Annex A (Questions) is now available in MS Word Format. The document can be downloaded by clicking on « Associated Components : Order ».

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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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__FE.B184.E74340.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-02-06
ABES.PROD.PW__FE.B184.F74340.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-02-06


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
dr_annexe_a_fr.docxNot availableFrench- 2018-02-16
rfi_annex_a_en.docxNot availableEnglish- 2018-02-16