Current Standing Offer Contracts

The following table gives a tentative schedule for several of our larger Standing Offers. These dates serve only as a guide and may not necessarily be the actual issue date for a particular opportunity:

Standing Offer

Contract Term

Next Tender Call

Temporary Services

Jan 18 2016

Ongoing Onboarding

Learning & Development Services

March 1, 2017 - February 28, 2020

Ongoing Onboarding

Executive Search

Ongoing as of April 1, 2017

Ongoing Onboarding

Occupational Health and Safety Training November 11, 2016 - July 31, 2019 Ongoing Onboarding

Managed Business Services (formerly Consulting Services)

Ongoing as of Jul 2015

Ongoing Onboarding

IT Contingent Labour

Ongoing as of Nov 2013

Ongoing Onboarding

Research & Evaluation Services

December 1,2017 – June 30,2021

January 2021

Communications/Public Relations Services

December 1, 2017 – June 30, 2021

January 2021

Writing & Editing Serivces

February 15, 2019 – February 14, 2022

Possible On-boarding beginning the Spring of 2020

Marketing Services

February 15, 2019 – February 14, 2022

Possible On-boarding beginning the Spring of 2020

Translation Services

February 15, 2019 – February 14, 2022

Possible On-boarding beginning the Spring of 2020

Audio-Visual Services

April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2019

November 2018 - March 2019

Consulting Services for Architects and Engineers (Building Design)

November 7, 2018 – November 30, 2019

November 2019 - November 2020

Graphic Design Services

April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2019

November 2018 - March 2019

Web Services

April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2019

November 2018 - March 2019

More information on Standing Offers

 

Canadian Collaborative Procurement Initiative (CCPI)

As of May 2016, PWGSC, has permitted non-federal jurisdictions and specified organizations to use PWGSC Standing Offers Supply Arrangements and Request for Proposal to purchase certain goods where non-federal jurisdictions and specified organizations have been identified.

These include:

  • Provincial jurisdiction
  • Territorial jurisdiction
  • Municipal jurisdiction
  • Schools
  • Hospitals
  • Intergovernmental organizations
  • Canadian aid agencies
  • Canadian public health organizations

List of applicable Government Entities and Municipal, Academic, Institutions, Schools and Hospitals Sector within Nova Scotia.

Refer to the attached for information on how to access the federal Standing Offers and Supply Arrangements as well as which are currently available to the Province.

CCPI Website Document NS 2019

MASH MOU Agreement - Federal Procurement Instrument Access Agreement 2019 Template

As part of the CCP initiative, a number of commodities have been identified as part of a 3-Year Canadian Collaborative Procurement Plan and will be available in the coming months.

For information, please refer to the following:
https://www.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/app-acq/app-collaborat-procur/plan-eng.html

If interested in accessing federal contracts or have any questions about the opportunities, please contact the Department Internal Service – Procurement CCPI contact:

Genevieve Sharkey
Director, Procurement Operations
Genevieve.Sharkey@novascotia.ca