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    [ARCHIVED] NAFTA Threshold raised slightly for 2014-2015

    February 7, 2014

    [ARCHIVED – This article has been replaced with http://www.theproposalcentre.ca/wp-blog/2016/01/20/nafta-threshold-for-2016-2017/]

    The Government of Canada’s contracting policies and regulations are affected by numerous trade agreements that Canada has signed with other countries and even one between the provinces (the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)). Of all the agreements, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) has the most significant impact on government procurement by dictating some of the terms governing how solicitations are run.

    From a services perspective, the threshold for the past two years has been $78,500.  Treasury Board has recently announced that for the period from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2015, the threshold  Read the rest of this entry »

    [ARCHIVED] Update: Potential 2014 Renewal Dates for Federal Supply Arrangements

    February 3, 2014

    [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]

    TSPS Task-Based and TSPS Solutions-Based Requests for Supply Arrangement will be posted on the Buyandsell.gc.ca website “on or about” February 19, 2014. TBIPS Requests for Supply Arrangement are also expected be posted in “mid February”. Read the rest of this entry »