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    [ARCHIVED] TSPS Draft released on MERX! Full list of categories available

    February 26, 2013

    [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 2013 TSPS refresh has been posted at:

    http://www.merx.com/English/SUPPLIER_Menu.asp?WCE=Show&TAB=1&PORTAL=MERX&State=7&id=PW-%24%24ZN-003-25481&src=osr&FED_ONLY=0&ACTION=&rowcount=&lastpage=&MoreResults=&PUBSORT=2&CLOSESORT=0&IS_SME=Y&hcode=jiY6%2bWELV3%2f9qP2%2fL5RmCg%3d%3d

     

    Further analysis will follow, but for the moment here is the full list of categories, including the new Stream 5, which comes from the soon to be sunset TEMS Supply Arrangement. Read the rest of this entry »


    [ARCHIVED] Multi-Tier Seminar for Doing Business with Government (Ottawa) – Federal, Provincial, and Municipal

    February 22, 2013

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    Whether you are new to doing business with government, or have many years of experience in doing business with government, there is a good chance you’ll come out learning something new at a session the City of Ottawa is hosting on March 13, 2013.

    In this session the City of Ottawa, the Province of Ontario, and the Government of Canada will each make a presentation on how you can sell your products or services to them. While most of the presentations will focus on the basics for those just getting started, we at The Proposal Centre still find it helpful to get an update on any changes being made or future plans being considered by each government.

    The topics Read the rest of this entry »


    [ARCHIVED] ProServices Primer: What you need to know about the Draft Request for Supply Arrangement

    February 18, 2013

    [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]

    Suppliers to the Federal Government received some more details in the past week about the ProServices Supply Arrangement which will be replacing PS Online for the purchase of professional services under $78,500 (NAFTA Threshold). In this post we focus on the key aspects of the ProServices SA including what it is, what’s new, the qualifications suppliers will need to meet and suggested next steps. Read the rest of this entry »


    [ARCHIVED] PWGSC ProServices Supply Arrangement – Full List of Categories

    February 18, 2013

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    The following is a complete list of the categories to be available on the Government of Canada’s new ProServices Supply Arrangement. New items (not currently on TBIPS or TSPS) are noted by (NEW). Read the rest of this entry »


    [ARCHIVED] TBIPS – A mandatory supply arrangement and standing offer for providing IT Services to the Government of Canada – Do you qualify?

    February 12, 2013

    [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 Government of Canada has issued its refresh request to allow new suppliers onto its pre-qualified list of IT Services providers who are on the Task-Based Informatics Professional Services (TBIPS) Standing Offer and Supply Arrangement.

    While time is quickly running out, it isn’t too late yet to prepare and submit a proposal. But you must act now as submission are due March 4, 2013.

    Read the rest of this entry »