Get on a standing offer to provide temporary help services to all regions (except the National Capital Region and Quebec)

Find out how to become a pre-approved supplier on the standing offer and sell temporary help services.

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Learn about the standing offer

Before submitting an offer bidders should learn about standing offers and selling to the government.

Before you submit a completed template make sure to familiarize yourself with the terms and timelines associated with the standing offer.

Firm standing offer period
is the length of time the supplier must provide service
Optional standing offer period
is the additional length of time Canada may extend the firm period that the supplier must provide service
Solicitation closing date
is the specific date and time the supplier must submit their completed response. Bids received after this time will not be accepted

List of timelines and deadlines for submitting bids

Suppliers can view the solicitations available at the following links:

Firm standing offer period (year 1)

Solicitation closing date

  • Refer to each solicitations listed above for their respective closing dates
  • November 14, 2017 2:00 pm local

Standing offer periods

  • From June 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018
  • From December 1, 2017 to May 31, 2018

Optional standing offer period (year 2)

Solicitation closing date

  • May 8, 2018 2:00 pm local
  • November 13, 2018 2:00 pm local

Standing offer periods

  • From June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019
  • From December 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019

Optional standing offer period (year 3)

Solicitation closing date

  • May 7, 2019 2:00 pm local
  • November 12, 2019 2:00 pm local

Standing offer periods

  • From June 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020
  • From December 1, 2019 to May 31, 2020

Optional standing offer period (year 4)

Solicitation closing date

  • May 5, 2020 2:00 pm local
  • November 10, 2020 2:00 pm local

Standing offer periods

  • From June 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021
  • From December 1, 2020 to May 31, 2021

Downloadable and complete templates

You must follow the instruction described in the solicitation for the area you are offering your service

You must include a separate rate for each geographical area for which you are offering services using the templates below. The rates must be all inclusive hourly rates in Canadian funds (including salary, overhead, profit, benefits, annual leave, sick leave, etc.) for the provision of a temporary English speaking resource. Only one rate is to be provided per classification, per category.

Note:

To read a spreadsheet in excel (xls) format, you will need the Microsoft excel viewer. Visit the alternative formats and plug-in pages for technical assistance in using PDF's and other software formats. If the following documents are not accessible to you, please contact your Regional Standing Offer Authority.

Province of British Columbia and Yukon Territory

For the areas of:

Provinces of Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Northwest Territories and Nunavut

For the areas of:

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Province of Ontario

For the areas of:

Provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, and Nova Scotia

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Submit completed templates

Completed templates and bid document must be submitted following the instruction provided on the solicitation for the areas you are offering your services.

The standing offer authorities will notify you whether you have been accepted as a pre-qualified supplier.

Once you have been accepted as a pre-qualified supplier, you will be able to login to the Regional temporary help services application to manage your company information and rates, and to view the rates of others in your area.

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