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Since 1975, we have built our business on integrity, expertise and a commitment to excellence to both our clients and candidates. Our belief in client relationships assures continuing satisfaction and promotes our goal of establishing a trusted relationship where clients can turn to us for all of their staffing requests.

Temporary Help Services – THS

Standing Offer No.
E60ZN-110002/102/ZN

Supply Arrangement No.
EN578-060502/213/ZT


The Standing Offer (SO) enables Federal Department Users to issue call-ups against Standing Offers, based on right of first refusal, for services up to $400,000.00 or 48 consecutive weeks, whichever comes first. The THS On-Line System includes 5 streams of work, which encompass 331 different classifications (including stream, classification/group, and level). The streams are: Office Support; Administrative Services; Operational Services; Technical Services and Professional Services.

The Supply Arrangement (SA) can also be used to procure Temporary Help Services for services up to $400,000.00 or 48 consecutive weeks any time the Federal Department User chooses, provided the Federal Department User has the "delegated authority" to enter into a contract using a Supply Arrangement.

The rates under the Supply Arrangement component do not change within the system, but can be negotiated downwards as part of the Request for Services process managed by the Federal Department User.

Task and Solutions Professional Services - TSPS

Standing Offer No.
E60ZN-110001

Supply Arrangement No.
E60ZN-090002


The Standing Offer (SO) enables Federal Department Users to issue call-ups against Standing Offers, based on right of first refusal, for services up to $250,000.00 amongst pre-qualified suppliers, such as Portage Personnel within the areas of Human Resources Services, Business Consulting/Change Management and Project Management Services.

The Supply Arrangement (SA) enables Federal Department Users to compete and to assess proposals on a wider range of technical and financial competencies amongst pre-qualified suppliers, such as Portage Personnel. Task based initiatives are usually finite work assignments geared towards a well defined deliverable with specific timelines.

Task-Based–Informatics Professional Services - TBIPS

Standing Offer No.
EN578-120158/016/EI

Supply Arrangement No.
EN578-055605/529/EI


The Standing Offer (SO) enables Federal Department Users to issue call-ups related to a particular activity required to address a specific IT need and is usually associated with a specified set of responsibilities.

The Supply Arrangement (SA) enables Federal Department Users to compete and to assess proposals related to a particular activity required to address a specific IT need and is usually associated with a specified set of responsibilities.

The tasks involved are finite work assignments that require one or more consultants to complete. A task involves a specific start date, a specific end date, and set deliverables. Tasks are usually not large projects, although they may be subsets of a larger project. Tasks may require highly specialized work to be performed requiring a rare or unique skill or knowledge for a short period of time.

Professional Services On-Line

PS Online is an electronic procurement tool that assists federal departments in the procurement of professional services below the NAFTA threshold. Government departments can use this interactive website to search for suppliers, such as Portage Personnel, for professional services.

City of Ottawa

Professional IT Resources
23711-91867-S01


Canadian Museum of Civilization

CMCC – 7442
Library Support Services

CMCC – 7428
Administrative Support Services