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Economic Action Plan



  Reference Number PW-$$CZ-036-62666
  Solicitation Number 60074-120925/A
  Organization Name Public Services and Procurement Canada
Travaux publics et Services gouvernementaux Canada
  Source ID FD.DP.QC.10077.C2
  Associated Components Yes


  Published 2013-05-03
  Revised 2013-05-15
  Closing 2013-05-29 02:00 PM Eastern Daylight Saving Time EDT


  Category Communications, Photographic, Mapping, Printing and Publication Services
  Region of Delivery Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Quebec, National Capital Region, Ontario, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta, British Columbia, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut
  Region of Opportunity
  Agreement Type NONE
  Tender Type Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
  Estimated Value
  Solicitation Method

Notice Description

  Economic Action Plan

Trade Agreement: NONE
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods
and/or services
Attachment: None
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements:
The Notice of Proposed Procurement has been amended to correct a
mistake in the Period of the Contract.


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Economic Action Plan

Wright, Brandon
Telephone No. - (613) 991-1475
Fax No. - (613) 949-1281


The Department of Finance Canada (FC) is looking to establish,
through this Request for Proposal, a competitvely awarded
contract with one (1) full services adversiting agency. FC
requires a Contractor to assist in the account management and
coordination services, strategic services, creative and
production services and media services for its Economic Action
Plan campaign.

The purpose of this advertising initiative is to inform
Canadians about key initiatives, programs and benefits under
Economic Action Plan 2013, which may include advertising Budget
2014. The advertising will also serve to strengthen ongoing
consumer confidence in the Canadian economy and the direction of
the country.

Canadian Content Policy - The requirement is limited to Canadian
goods and/or services.
Trade Agreements - This procurement is not subject to any trade

Note to Offerors
Bidders are reminded that in order to ensure a clear delineation
between the GC's media buying agency (contract
no.EP361-091572/001/CZ) and the GC's creative and planning
agencies, an exclusivity clause presently forms part of the
media buying agency contract. The media buying agency, and as
applicable, its parent company, its subsidiaries corporation,
and any body corporate of the Contractor's immediate family will
not be eligible to bid on other GC procurement contracts
relating to advertising. The resulting Contrat fall under this
exclusivity provision as business related to advertising.
Further, any subcontractor proposed by an offeror on the RFP
will be bound by the same terms and conditions as the Bidder.

Canada reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Evaluation Process
Bidders MUST meet all the mandatory requirements of the RFP. No
further consideration will be given to bidders not meeting any
of the mandatory criteria. The mandatory criteria include:
The Bidder MUST submit two (2) examples of advertising/marketing
campaigns which were completed* within the last three (3) years
of the bid closing date. For each example, the Bidder MUST
provide two (2) electronic copies of associated creative samples.

The two (2) examples must be as follow:
q    One (1) national advertising campaign using at least
Television and the Internet
q    One (1) national advertising campaign that contains online
elements, including traditional web, interactive and social media
identifying the key personnel who would be assigned to several
key categories;
provided hourly rates in accordance with Annex "B"; and
complying with the certification requirements described in the
Bidders that meet all mandatory criteria will be evaluated
further using point-rated and financial evaluation criteria.

Period of the Contract
The period of the Contract will be from date of award to March
31, 2014 with the possibility of two (2) additional one (1) year
extension periods under the same terms and conditions.

Basis of Selection
The responsive bid with the highest combined total (70%
technical / 30% financial weighting) will be recommended for
award of a Contract.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Wright, Brandon
360 Albert St. / 360, rue Albert
12th Floor / 12ième étage
K1A 0S5
(613) 991-1475 ( )



Contracting Authority

  Name Brandon Wright
  Address 360 Albert St. / 360, rue Albert 12th Floor / 12ième étage
  City Ottawa
  State / Province Ontario
  Country Canada
  Postal Code K1A 0S5
  Phone (613) 991-1475 ( )
  Fax (613) 949-1281
  Website URL

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