Translation Standing Offer Services: English to French and French to English

Tender Information
Author alnationtalk
Deadline June 19, 2023
Name Transport Canada
Type Estimate
Town Ottawa, ON
Sector Public Sector
Category Miscellaneous

Solicitation number: T8080-220715

Publication date:

Closing date and time:
2023/06/1914:00 EDT


English to French and French to English Translation Services for Transport Canada

1. Description of the Requirement

Transport Canada is required, on an ongoing basis, to provide translation for various documents intended for the general public.

In order to meet periodically high and occasionally critical demands for quality translation service in accordance with TC’s obligations under the Official Languages Act, Transport Canada requires the services of up to three (3) professional translation firms to provide translation services on an as-and-when required basis.

The contractors selected will work independently in direct support of Transport Canada and the project authority in the delivery of the following translation services:

 translation from English into French of various documents; and
 translation from French into English of various documents

The contractors selected must have a minimum of at least four (4) translators available to provide the translation services from English into French and French into English for various documents.

The work to be provided by selected contractors will be characterized by periods of peak activity. At times translation services may be required on short notice and on an urgent basis.

Contract duration:
The estimated contract period will be 24 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/09/01.

Trade agreements:

World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)

Reason for limited tendering:
A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below: None

Contracting organization:
Transport Canada
275 Sparks St
Ottawa, ON, K1A 0N5

Contracting authority:
Louise Curtis
Phone: (343) 571-8834

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