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Board of Investigation Resources
Date closing 2020/11/30 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Reference number PW-17-00769295
Solicitation number 21120-15-2046128/B
Region of opportunity Canada
Region of delivery Canada
Notice type Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA)
GSIN R019F: Consulting Services
Trade agreement World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
Tendering procedure Open
Procurement entity Correctional Service of Canada
End user entity Correctional Service of Canada
Board of Investigation Resources
Permanent Notice – Ongoing Opportunity to Qualify (Refresh Period)
There will be an ongoing opportunity to qualify new suppliers until 30-NOV-2020. A Request for Supply Arrangement (RFSA) will be issued in accordance with the process set out below to allow new suppliers to become qualified. Existing pre-qualified Suppliers, who have been issued a Supply Arrangement (SA), will not be required to submit a new arrangement. New Suppliers may submit a bid for a SA at any time by responding to the ongoing opportunity referred to as a “refresh”. An existing Supplier may propose to modify its arrangement by adding or removing resources. Correctional Service Canada (CSC) reserves the right to issue SA’s to bidders who qualify throughout the entire refresh period of the SA.
Process: Refresh evaluations will start approximately one (1) month after the date of submission. CSC will endeavor to evaluate those submissions received within a period of three (3) months. This schedule may require a revision due to operational requirements. Participation in a refresh evaluation is entirely optional and not required to maintain any SA.
Permanent Notice: A permanent notice will be posted on the Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS) for the duration of the SA describing this procurement vehicle which will invite additional suppliers to submit arrangements to become pre-qualified Suppliers and to be issued SA’s for the provision of Services.
- New Suppliers: Throughout the Supply Arrangement Period, new suppliers may submit bids to become Suppliers. No existing Supplier will be removed from the qualified supplier list because of the addition of new Suppliers.
- Existing pre-qualified Suppliers: This will also permit pre-qualified Suppliers to submit arrangements for additional resources.
- Number of Supply Arrangements: The Supplier acknowledges that CSC may issue an unlimited number of Supply Arrangements and may continue to issue Supply Arrangements to suppliers throughout the Supply Arrangement period.
This requirement is for: The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC)
Trade agreement: World Trade Organisation-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreements (CCFTA), the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreements (CPFTA), the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreements (CColFTA), The Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreements (CPanFTA) if it is in force and the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).
Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.
Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid.
Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business: This procurement is not subject to any set-asides for Aboriginal Suppliers.
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.
Security Requirements: This procurement includes security requirements.
Nature of Requirements:
The following is a summary of the statement of work for this requirement.
Correctional Service Canada (CSC) has a requirement to investigate offender-related institutional and community incidents to ensure responsibility, accountability and transparency, and to enhance the ability of CSC to contribute to the safety of the public, staff and offenders by ensuring that:
- CSC takes appropriate action following an incident;
- The review and analysis of reports influence organizational policy and practices where appropriate; and
- That significant findings from investigation reports are shared in order to prevent similar incidents from occuring in the future.
The Contractor must provide the following resources on an ‘‘as and when required’’ basis and within short timeframes. The resources required are:
- Community Board Member
- The deliverables associated with the services may include but are not limited to the following, and will be specified in the RFP documents:
- All working papers including but not limited to: Interview notes, Research notes, Draft version(s) of the Investigation Report;
- A full description of the incident and the circumstances surrounding it, along with supporting documentation (including how, when, where and why the incident occurred, along with who was involved and what role each individual had with regards to the incident);
- A full statement of duties of any servant or parties involved in the incident;
- Statements from servants and other persons who witnessed or have knowledge of the incident;
- Identification and documentation of any procedures, policies or other elements of the regulatory framework that were breached/violated;
Identification and documentation of any other issues deemed pertinent to the investigation;
- Audio/visual recordings;
- Physical evidence; and
- A final Investigation Report which identifies the finding(s) of the investigation.
Expected Delivery Date: The Supply Arrangement (SA) will remain valid until 30-NOV-2020 or until such time as Canada no longer considers them to be advantageous to use them. The period for awarding contracts under the SA begins on the start date of the SA.
File Number: 21120-15-2046128/B
SA Authority: Alexandre Giguere
Telephone number: 613-943-1441
NOTE TO BIDDERS: Bidders can obtain the complete statement of work and evaluation criteria by ordering the solicitation document and associated documents from Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders.
The Crown reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada (English or French).
Given the nature of the requirements, proposals submitted by such means as facsimile or electronic mail will not be accepted.
After SA award, bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.
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Contact name Giguère, Alexandre
Contact phone 613-943-1441
340 Laurier Avenue West
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