Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea Tendering Procedures: Suppliers on permanent list or able to meet qualification requirements Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall
Proposal Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements:
Amendment 4 is to answer questions received from bidders.
Amendment 3 is to answer questions received from bidders.
Amendment 2 is to answer a question received from a bidder and modify the RFP. Note that the bidding period ends March 15, 2021, at 2pm EDT.
Amendment 1 is to answer questions received from bidders, modify the RFP accordingly and extend the bidding period until March 15, 2021, at 2pm.
Forensic Audit Services for GAC
This requirement is for the: DEPARTMENT of GLOBAL AFFAIRS CANADA (GAC), Grants & Contributions Fraud Management Unit
This requirement is open only to those Supply Arrangement Holders under the Professional Audit and Support Services (PASS) Supply Arrangement E60ZQ-180001/XXX/ZQ.
The Professional Services are required from the following Stream:
Stream 4, Forensic Audit.
The following SA Holders have been invited to submit a proposal.
1. BDO Canada LLP 2. Deloite LLP 3. Ernst & Young LLP 4. KPMG LLP 5. Pricewaterhouse Coopers LLP 6. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Consulting Inc. 7. Samson & Associés CPA / Consultation Inc.
Description of the Requirement:
Canada seeks to establish up to three (3) contracts for streams 4 Forensic Audit. as defined in Annex "A", Statement of Work, and to be provided under the Contract, on an "as and when requested" basis only, for one (1) year and up to four (4) option periods of one (1) year each for Global Affairs Canada.
This request for Proposal will close on March 11, 2021 at 2h00 p.m.
Request for Proposal (RFP) documents will be e-mailed directly, from the contracting officer, to the Qualified Supply Arrangement Holders who are being invited to bid on this requirement.
Level of Security Requirement:
1.The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document Safeguarding at the level of SECRET, issued by the Contract Security Program (CSP), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).
2. The Contractor personnel requiring access to CLASSIFIED/PROTECTED information, assets or sensitive site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of SECRET, granted or approved by the CSP, PWGSC.
3. The Contractor personnel requiring access to PROTECTED C information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid ENHANCED RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved the CSP, PWGSC.
4. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive CLASSIFIED/PROTECTED information until the CSP, PWGSC has issued written approval.
After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed at the level of SECRET.
Applicable Trade Agreements:
The requirement is subject to the provisions of the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), the Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA), the Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA), the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement (CColFTA), the Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement (CPanFTA), the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), the Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA) and the Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA).
Proposed period of contract:
The proposed period of contract shall be from contract award to 12 months later and up to four (4) option periods of one (1) year each.
Contracting Authority: Martine A Lamarche
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.