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Tender Notice


Publishing status
Days to closing
7 years 7 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2014/03/12 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
National Capital Region
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Guertin, Paul
Contact phone
(819) 956-8452 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 956-2675
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
10C1/Place du Portage, Phase III
K1A 0S5

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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Guertin, Paul
Telephone No. - (819) 956-8452 (    )
Fax No. - (819) 956-2675

The Translation Bureau, which reports to Public Works and
Government Services Canada (PWGSC), requires, on an as and when
requested basis, simultaneous real time Closed Captioning
Services for the House of Commons of the Parliament of Canada
which will be broadcast via Webcast on ParlVu and on the Cable
Public Affairs Channel (CPAC) on CC1 in English and on CC3 in

The Translation Bureau seeks one or two companies to provide
simultaneous real time Closed Captioning Services in
Canadian-French and in Canadian-English of the daily Chamber
proceedings (ex. Private Members Business, Government Orders,
Statements by Members, Oral Questions, Routine Proceedings and
Adjournment Proceedings) and televised committees broadcast on
CPAC and/or ParlVu, as well as special events, such as the
reading of the Budget and the Speech from the Throne. 

At the most, two (2) contracts may be awarded under this request
for proposal:
·	Work Stream 1  Canadian-French Closed Captioning
·	Work Stream 2  Canadian-English Closed Captioning

Bidders may submit a bid for a single work stream, or separate
bids for both. 

The term of any subsequent contract will be for one (1) year,
starting on contract award. Any resulting Contract will include
an option to extend the resulting Contract by up to five (5)
additional one (1) year periods, under the same conditions.

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Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B515.E26802.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B515.F26802.EBSU000.PDF000French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B515.E26802.EBSU001.PDF001English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B515.F26802.EBSU001.PDF001French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B515.E26802.EBSU002.PDF002English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B515.F26802.EBSU002.PDF002French- Not available

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