Task and solutions professional services

Preparing for Canada Buys

Recently, Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) launched CanadaBuys, a new suite of procurement services to help suppliers do business with the Government of Canada. The new services are designed to be easier and quicker to use than ever.

To prepare for the transition to CanadaBuys, suppliers are encouraged to register their business through SAP Ariba, the new electronic procurement solution. Please contact the CanadaBuys service desk should there be any trouble getting started on SAP Ariba.

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Task and solutions professional services (TSPS) consists of 2 mandatory methods of supply, the:

These methods of supply allow client departments to solicit competitive bids from a pool of pre-qualified SA holders for non-informatics professional services requirements.

Request for supply arrangement: Ongoing opportunity to qualify

Suppliers interested in being issued a supply arrangement must first pre-qualify under the TSPS methods of supply through our request for supply arrangement (RFSA) process.

The following RFSAs are perpetual and are refreshed on a quarterly basis which align with the Government of Canada’s fiscal year quarters.

The RFSA tender notices can be found on the CanadaBuys site using the below links:

Supply arrangements

The period of the supply arrangements is from award date until December 31, 2100 or until such time as Canada chooses to re-compete the supply arrangements or no longer deems the supply arrangements necessary.

The links below provide information regarding the use of the TSPS task-based and solution-based supply arrangements.

Centralized Professional Services System

The Centralized Professional Services System (CPSS) is the e-portal for professional services including the TSPS methods of supply.

Contact information

For contact information please refer to PSPC's Contact acquisitions page.

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