Visual Interpretation/Interprétation Visuelle (EN930-13T006/A)

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Tender Notice

Status

Publishing status
Expired
Days to closing
7 years 2 weeks ago

Dates

Publication date
2014/03/12
Amendment date
2014/03/13
Date closing
2014/03/26 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

Details

Reference number
PW-$$ZF-524-27288
Solicitation number
EN930-13T006/A
Region of delivery
British Columbia
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
GSIN
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Damascene Gasake, Jean
Contact phone
(819) 956-1435 ( )
Contact fax
(819) 956-2675
Contact address
PSBID, PWGSC / DIASP,TPSGC
11 Laurier St. / 11, rue Laurier
10C1/Place du Portage, Phase III
Gatineau
Québec
K1A 0S5

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Description

Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 
THIS AMENDMENT APPLIES ONLY TO THE ENGLISH VERSION OF THE NOTICE
OF REQUIREMENT.

This Notice amendment number 001 has been raised to replace the
initial Notice of Requirement.

Please delete the initial Notice of Requirement in its entirety
and replace by the following:

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) EN930-13T006/A

The Closed Captioning and Visual Interpretation Service,
Interpretation and Parliamentary Translation Directorate

Solicitation No.: 		EN930-13T006/A/ZF
Contracting Officer: 	Jean-Damascene Gasake
Telephone number: 	819-956-1435
Fax number:		819-956-2675
Email:			jean.gasake@pwgsc.gc.ca

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DESCRIPTION OF THE REQUIREMENT


The Work to be performed is detailed in Annex A  Statement of
Work.

The requirement is for up to 1100 hours that the Contracting
Authority may fulfill in part or in its entirety by the awarding
of up to two (2) contracts, each up to 550 hours, as follows: up
to 275 hours over a one-year initial period and up to 275 hours
over a one-year option period. 
For each contract, the provision, on an as-and-when-requested
basis, of visual interpretation services [English toward ASL and
ASL toward English] of up to 550 hours, as follows: up to 275
hours over a one-year initial period and up to 275 hours over a
one-year option period, for the Closed Captioning and Visual
Interpretation Service, Interpretation and Parliamentary
Translation Directorate (Translation Bureau).

Those services are to be provided as and when requested through
Tasks Authorizations (TA), from Monday to Friday, from 8:00 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m* in Victoria/Sidney Region, except for the following
statutory holidays: January 1, Good Friday, Easter Monday,
Victoria Day, Canada Day, the first Monday of August, Labour
Day, June 24, Thanksgiving, Remembrance Day, Christmas Day and
Boxing Day. 

* Pacific Standard Time or Pacific Daylight Saving Time, as
applicable.
	
For each contract, the Contractor must provide the services of
one interpreter.

Speciality: INT30

PERIOD OF THE CONTRACT

The "Contract Period" is the entire period of time during which
the Contractor is obliged to perform the Work, which includes:
a)	A one-year initial contract period beginning on the
acceptance of the contractor's bid. (Target date for start of
Contract: April 1, 2014)
During the Initial Contract Period, Canada will not be using the
contract from December 22, 2014 to January 9, 2015;
b)	the period during which the Contract is extended, if Canada
chooses to exercise any option (if any) set out in the Contract.
During the Option period, Canada will not be using the contract
from December 21, 2015 to January 8, 2016 (should the option be
exercised).

SECURITY REQUIREMENT

a)	The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the
performance of the Contract/Standing Offer, hold a valid
Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian
Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and
Government Services Canada (PWGSC). 

b)	The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to
PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must
EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by
CISD/PWGSC.

c)	The Contractor/Offeror MUST NOT remove any PROTECTED
information or assets from the identified work site(s), and the
Contractor/Offeror must ensure that its personnel are made aware
of and comply with this restriction.

d)	Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to
be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC.

e)	The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:

i.	Security Requirements Check List and security guide, attached
at Annex D;
ii.	Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

EVALUATION PROCEDURES 

a)	Bids will be assessed in accordance with the entire
requirement of the bid solicitation, including the financial
evaluation criteria.

b)	An evaluation team composed of representatives of Canada will
evaluate the bids.

BASIS OF SELECTION -LOWEST EVALUATED PRICE

a)	The Bidder must be registered in the Translation Bureau
Inventory of Suppliers and have a Procurement Business Number
(PBN) obtained from «Buy and Sell» website. 
b)	Responsive bids will be ranked by evaluated price, the
responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price being ranked
first.

c)	A Contract will be awarded to the responsive Bidder who meets
all the conditions of this bid solicitation, starting with the
bidder ranked first. 

d)	If two or more bids are equal, the Contract will be shared
equally among the Bidders who submitted identical bids.

e)	Up to two (2) contracts will be recommended for award under
this bid solicitation.


BASIS FOR CANADA'S OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

Canada has determined that any intellectual property rights
arising from performance of the Work under the contract will
vest in Canada, on the following grounds: the Translation Bureau
has opted to own the intellectual property rights in any
material subject to copyright that is created or developed as
part of the Work, with the exception of computer software or any
documentation pertaining to such software.
ALL OTHER TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
REMAIN THE SAME.
Delivery Date: 10/03/2014

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
procurement.

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__ZF.B524.E27288.EBSU000.PDF000English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B524.F27288.EBSU000.PDF000French- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B524.E27288.EBSU001.PDF001English- Not available
ABES.PROD.PW__ZF.B524.F27288.EBSU001.PDF001French- Not available