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SBIPS (Solutions Based Informatics)

Tender Information
Author ahnationtalk
Deadline Open
All 1
Name Public Works and Government Services Canada
Type NPP
Region Gatineau, QC
Sector Public Sector
15306617 1
12477688 1
E97e4a158934c5b8e9fd6309eb418e7d {{unknown}}
User @NationTalk
Category Miscellaneous

Date closing     2017/12/29 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number     PW-$$EI-002-30137

Solicitation number     EN537-05IT01/L

Region of delivery
Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, National Capital Region, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon

Notice type     Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)

GSIN     D302A: Informatics Professional Services

Trade agreement    World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)

Tendering procedure     All interested suppliers may submit a bid

Procurement entity     Public Works and Government Services Canada

End user entity     Public Works and Government Services Canada


Trade Agreement: World Trade Organization – Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy:
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:



The Government Electronic Tendering Service on is the sole authoritative source for Government of Canada tenders that are subject to trade agreements or subject to departmental policies that require public advertising of tenders.

Suppliers interested in submitting an arrangement in response to this RFSA solicitation can access the RFSA documentation directly from this Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) publication at:

Suppliers are reminded of the importance of reading the SBIPS RFSA solicitation document carefully before submitting an arrangement.


Suppliers must hold a minimum of Designated Organization Screening (DOS) at the time of the SA issuance.


The submission process for this Solicitation is paperless. All suppliers that want to bid must have to establish an account in the Supplier Module of the CPSS e-Portal. Instructions on accessing the Supplier Module e-Portal application are specified in the RFSA solicitation document published on Buy and Sell.

All Suppliers must submit an online response through the Data Collection Component (DCC) of the CPSS Supplier Module by the solicitation closing date

NOTE: As the CPSS e-Portal does not currently accommodate digital signatures, supporting documentation as detailed in the RFSA must be submitted by email upon request by Canada.
Instructions in the RFSA solicitation provide further details.


This is the refresh notice for the SBIPS Supply Arrangements.

The bid submission due dates for the SBIPS refreshes are as

Period 1 is 2016-06-30 14:00 EDT
Period 2 is 2016-09-30 14:00 EDT
Period 3 is 2016-12-31 14:00 EST
Period 4 is 2017-03-31 14:00 EDT
Period 5 is 2017-06-30 14:00 EDT
Period 6 is 2017-09-30 14:00 EDT
Period 7 is 2017-12-29 14:00 EST


This document will serve as a refresh of the RFSA in place for the provision of SBIPS. This will allow new suppliers to become SBIPS SA Holders and to allow existing SBIPS SA Holders to qualify for additional Streams.

Existing Suppliers may submit a bid only if they wish to add to their current qualifications (Ex.: Tier, Region, Region, Metropolitan Area, Streams, and/or Categories).

It is not mandatory for existing SA Holders to provide a response to a refresh RFSA solicitation.


This solicitation is a RFSA to satisfy Canada’s requirement for the provision of SBIPS to locations throughout Canada, excluding any locations in areas subject to any of the Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement.

Each arrangement submitted may result in a SA.

This procurement vehicle includes eleven Streams:

Stream 1. Business Transformation
Stream 2. ERP/ CRM
Stream 3. Electronic Services Delivery
Stream 4. Geospatial Informatics Services
Stream 5. Information Management/Business Intelligence
Stream 6. IT Systems Management
Stream 7. Legacy Support and Transition
Stream 8. Managed Services
Stream 9. Network Services
Stream 10. Security Management
Stream 11. Systems Integration

This SA will remain valid 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.

SET-ASIDE PROGRAM FOR Aboriginal Business :

Part of this procurement may be designated by one or more Identified Users as set-aside under the Federal Government’s Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB). In these specific cases, (i) the procurement isset aside from the international trade agreements under the provision each has for
set-asides for small and minority businesses, and (ii) as per Article 1802 of the AIT, the AIT does not apply.

In order to be considered as an Aboriginal Business under the PSAB, the Supplier must complete the Aboriginal Business certification contained in the DCC of the CPSS.

By executing the certification, the Supplier warrants that it is an Aboriginal business as defined in the Set-aside Program for Aboriginal Business.


The document titled “Definitions of the Remote/Virtual Access (formerly known as the National Zone), Regions and Metropolitan Areas, at the following link are incorporated by reference into any resulting SA:

The following Regions and Metropolitan areas may receive services under this supply arrangement where a supplier is qualified to do so:


Remote/Virtual Access (formerly National Zone), Atlantic, Quebec, Ontario, Western, Pacific, National Capital.

Halifax, Moncton, Montreal, Quebec City, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Winnipeg, Vancouver, Victoria, National Capital Region.


The services to be provided will be delivered in one or both of the two official languages of Canada according to the requirements of the Client and stipulated in a contract against the SA.


Information regarding the RFSA solicitation can be obtained from:

Informatics Methods of Supply (IMOS)
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)

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.

Access and terms of use

Government of Canada (GC) tender notices and awards, solicitation documents and tender attachments are available free of charge and without registration on, the authoritative location for GC tenders.

You may have received this tender notice or award through a third-party distributor. The Government of Canada is not responsible for any tender notices and/or related documents and attachments not accessed directly through

This Government of Canada tender notice or tender award carries an Open Government Licence – Canada that governs its use. Related solicitation documents and/or tender attachments are copyright protected. Please refer to the section about Commercial Reproduction in the Terms and Conditions for more information.

Solicitation Documents

ABES.PROD.PW__EI.B002.E30137.EBSU000.PDF English
ABES.PROD.PW__EI.B002.F30137.EBSU000.PDF French
ABES.PROD.PW__EI.B002.E30137.EBSU001.PDF English
ABES.PROD.PW__EI.B002.F30137.EBSU001.PDF French

Contact Information

Contact name     Danny Tsui
Contact phone     (873) 469-4645 ( )
Contact fax     (819) 956-7827
Contact address
11 Laurier St. / 11 rue Laurier
Portage III 0A1 – 1
K1A 0S5

For more information: buyandsell

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