2020/08/14 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)
Region of delivery
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
G103B: Social Rehabilitation Services for Prisoners
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Correctional Service of Canada
(613) 858-8637 ( )
Terrasses de la Chaudière 5th Floor
Terrasses de la Chaudière 5e étage
10 Wellington Street,
10, rue Wellington,
Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: Yes
Nature of Requirements:
CORCAN Employment Services
This procurement is not subject to the provisions of the National or International Trade Agreements.
This procurement is subject to the following Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement(s):
a) James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement;
b) Northeastern Quebec Agreement;
c) Nunavik Inuit Land Claims Agreement; and
d) Eeyou Marine Region Land Claims Agreement.
An optional bidders’ teleconference will be held on July 29, 2020 and will begin at 1:30 pm EDT. Bidders who intend to submit a bid are invited to attend the teleconference. Bidders are requested to confirm attendance by email to the Contracting Authority at: firstname.lastname@example.org no later than July 28, 2020 in order to receive the information to connect to the teleconference.
For more details on the bidders teleconference, please refer to the Bid Solicitation document, Part 2 Bidder Instructions, section 2.6.
Correctional Service of Canada (CSC), CORCAN, Quebec Region, is seeking qualified contractors to provide employment and employability services, in French and English, to federally sentenced offenders, released under supervision into the community. Services may commence while the offender is still incarcerated in preparation for their release. The objective is to help offenders secure employment in the community.
Employment and employability services are required in the Quebec Region in the following 14 sectors.
For offenders released in the community under conditions, in each sector, delivery of services must take place in the following locations:
Location no. 1: Contractors facility if it meets the security requirement as detailed in Part 7 Resulting Contract Clauses, section 7.3.1 Security Requirements for Location no.1.
Location no. 2: Correctional Services Canada Parole Offices and Community Correctional Centres (CCC) in the Quebec Region as detailed in Attachment 2 to Annex A Statement of Work.
Suppliers interested in submitting a response to this Bid Solicitation may access the bid solicitation document directly from this Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) publication. Please see the Solicitation Documents section below to download the Bid Solicitation document and the Attachments.
This procurement includes 5 Mandatory Technical Criteria (MT).
For more details on the preparation of the Technical Bid and the documentation to submit in order to demonstrate compliance with all MT, please refer to the Bid Solicitation document Part 4 – Evaluation Procedures and Basis of Selection, Attachment 1 to Part 4 – Mandatory Technical Evaluation Criteria.
This procurement includes 2 optional point rated criteria (OPR) that aims to provide opportunity to Indigenous Businesses in consideration to the Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement (CLCA) holders.
Canada recommends early engagement with Indigenous communities and businesses to help Bidders demonstrate compliance with OPR.2.
Bidders interested in submitting a response to the OPR.1 and/or OPR.2 can refer to the Bid Solicitation document Part 4 – Evaluation Procedures and Basis of Selection, Attachment 2 to Part 4 Indigenous Opportunity Considerations Optional Point Rated Criteria.
We remind bidders that criteria OPR.1 and OPR.2 are not a mandatory requirement for this procurement process and is voluntary as determined by the Bidder.
Bidders must submit a financial bid that must contain a Firm All-Inclusive Price per offender in Canadian dollars, excluding applicable taxes, for each sector where they can provide employment and employability services. Bidders must submit their financial bid in accordance with the Pricing Schedule in Attachment 1 to Part 3 and include it in its financial Bid once completed. Bidders should read the notes to all Bidders in Attachment 1 to Part 3.
For more details, please refer to the Bid Solicitation document, Part 2 – Bidder Instructions, Part 3 Bid Preparation Instructions and Part 4 – Evaluation Procedures and Basis of Selection.
Bidders must complete their Certifications and Additional Information by using the PDF fillable Form in Attachment 2 to Part 3 – Certifications and Additional Information. To access the PDF form, bidders must have a PDF reader installed. If bidders do not already have such a reader, there are several PDF readers available on the Internet. It is recommended to use the latest version of PDF reader to benefit all features of the interactive forms.
Please see the Attachments section below to download the Certifications PDF fillable Form. The form should be signed and attached to the Technical Bid. For more details, please refer to the Bid Solicitation document, Part 2 – Bidder Instructions and Part 3 Bid Preparation Instructions.
Epost Connect Bid Submission:
Bids must be submitted only to the Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Bid Receiving Unit via e-post Connect by the date and time indicated on page 1 of the bid solicitation document.
Note: For bidders needing to register with epost Connect the email address is:
Interested Bidders must register a few days prior to solicitation closing date.
Note: Bids will not be accepted if emailed directly to this email address.
For more details, please refer to the Bid Solicitation document, Part 2 – Bidder Instructions and Part 3 – Bid Preparation Instructions.
There are security requirements associated to this requirement. Please refer to the Bid Solicitation document, Part 6 – Security, Financial and Other Requirements and Part 7 Resulting Contract Clauses, section 7.3 – Security Requirements.
Bidders who will choose to deliver the services in Location no.1: Contractors Facility must meet all the security requirements listed under the Bid Solicitation document, Part 7 Resulting Contract Clauses, section 7.3.1 Security Requirements for Location no.1. Approval must be granted by the Contract Security Program (CSP), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) before the facility can be used.
If your organization does not hold a Designated Organization Screening (DOS) issued by the Contract Security Program (CSP), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), please submit a security sponsorship request by sending an email to the Contracting Authority at: email@example.com before or after the closing date of this Bid Solicitation. Bidders should not wait for the solicitation to close before advising the Contracting Authority of its sponsorship requirement.
The contract(s) period will be for one (1) year with the irrevocable option to extend the contract(s) by 3 periods of one-year each.
Canada will award 1 contract per sector. Therefore, up to 14 contracts may be awarded as a result of this Bid Solicitation. If a Bidder is recommended for award of a contract in more than one sector, only one contract will be awarded which will combine all sectors concerned.
The Phased Bid Compliance Process PBCP applies to this requirement.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.
All enquiries must be submitted by email to the Contracting Authority at:
firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5 calendar days before the bid closing date.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
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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