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Optometry services

Tender Information
Author ahnationtalk
Deadline Open
Name Correctional Service of Canada
Type ITT
Region QC
Sector Public Sector
Category Miscellaneous

Date closing              2015/06/23 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number          PW-15-00687026
Solicitation number       21301-15-2055079/A
Region of opportunity     Quebec
Region of delivery        Quebec
Notice type               Invitation to Tender (ITT)
GSIN                      G009B: Optical Services

Trade agreement           None

Tendering procedure       Open
Procurement entity        Correctional Service of Canada
End user entity           Correctional Service of Canada


Optometry services

This requirement is for: The Correctional Service of Canada, following institute :Federal Training center, Joliette, Drummond, Donnacona, Port-Cartier, Cowansville and La Macaza

Trade agreement:
This procurement is not subject to any trade agreement.

Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.

Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest priced compliant bid (the evaluation will be done separately for each institution).

Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business:
This procurement is not subject to any set-asides for Aboriginal Suppliers.

Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement:
This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land Claims Agreement.

Security Requirements: This contract includes security requirements.

Nature of Requirements:

The following is a summary of the statement of work for this requirement.

Correctional Service of Canada named CSC wishes to obtain the services of an optometrist to ensure the delivery of optometry services to inmates of the following institutions: Federal Training Centre, Joliette, Drummond, Port-Cartier, Donnacona, Cowansville and La Macaza in accordance with the relevant legislation and standards that govern the practice of optometry in the province of Quebec.

Provide vision care according to National Framework relating to essential health care established by the Correctional Service of Canada and in respect of each of the tasks listed below to the inmates of the institutions listed above as well as inmates to the community.

Optometry services provided to the inmate population in accordance with the National Essential Health Services Framework, July 2012 for a firm period and the option of one additional period of 12 months.

CSC will provide all of the material and examination space necessary to deliver the required services.


Provide optometry services. A minimum average of two (2) examinations per hour is expected.
For Cowansville only : A minimum average of four (4) examinations per hour is expected. The average of four examinations per hour is normally achieved with the ddition of an assistant.

Provide clinical notes for each exam/evaluation and, if necessary, a prescription, as well as the choice of frames.

All eye examinations and orders for glasses must be documented in the inmate’s medical file.

File Number: 21301-15-2055079/A

Name: Vincent Fournier
Title: Contracting and Procurement Regional Officer
Correctional Service Canada
Branch/Directorate: Material Resources Division
Telephone: 450-661-9550, Ext. 3298
E-mail address:

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Solicitation Documents

demande_de_soumission_21301-15-2055079-a.pdf French
request_for_proposal_21301-15-2055079-a.pdf English


Contact Information

Contact name             Fournier, Vincent
Contact phone            450-661-9550
Contact address          250, Montée Saint-François
Laval  QC
H7C 1S5

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