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    [ARCHIVED] PWGSC ProServices Consultation Presentation Slides

    September 27, 2012

    [ARCHIVED August 2, 2016 – This page will no longer be updated. Please see http://www.theproposalcentre.ca/wp-blog/list-of-primers/ for current information on key Government of Canada and Government of Ontario contract vehicles]

    The following attachments are the official slides from Public Works and Government Services Canada that were used during the ProServices Consultations in August and September 2012:


    [ARCHIVED] Backgrounder: PWGSC’s Professional Services National Procurement Strategy

    September 25, 2012

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    In last week’s presentation on ProServices, PS Online’s replacement for Professional Services purchases under $78,500, Public Works and Government Services Canada representatives spent a fair amount of time discussing their “new” strategy for purchasing professional services. Several aspects of this strategy should have a meaningful impact on small and medium-sized vendors, and vendors new to selling to the federal government. Read the rest of this entry »


    [ARCHIVED] PWGSC Consultations on ProServices, the Government of Canada’s new way to buy professional services under $78,500

    September 19, 2012

    [ARCHIVED August 2, 2016 – This page will no longer be updated. Please see http://www.theproposalcentre.ca/wp-blog/list-of-primers/ for current information on key Government of Canada and Government of Ontario contract vehicles]

    As previously written, the Government of Canada is moving forward at replacing its outdated and under-used PS Online system which is used to purchase services under the NAFTA threshold ($78,500 in 2012). On September 18th, 2012, I attended the National Capital Region information and consultation session regarding ProServices. This post talks about what I heard from both PWGSC representatives and from vendors, along with some thoughts of my own.

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