Client Fan Mail

Client Fan Mail


Below is some of the feedback RFPSOLUTIONS INC. and SETASIDE SOLUTIONS have received from our public sector clients.

“As always, RFPSOLUTIONS brought such value to the process last week and I really appreciate your efforts. We are not always an easy bunch to manage, and I thought the result at the end of the week was greatly improved by your input and guidance”

Director, Assessment and Abandoned Mines

Energy, Mines and Resources

Government of Yukon 


“It is always a pleasure working with RFPSOLUTIONS

 Procurement Officer

 The Niagara Parks Commission 


“Just want to pass on my thanks again for RFPSOLUTIONS support this week. Really appreciated your comments, insight and sharing of experience (all at ridiculous short notice!). Really made a difference.”

Director, Assessment and Abandoned Mines

Energy, Mines and Resources

Government of Yukon


“It was a great pleasure working on this project. It wouldn’t have been possible for me to do this project without the dedicated support and involvement of RFPSOLUTIONS.”

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director, Corporate Management (retired) 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) 


“On behalf of the OPP I wish to thank-you for all your sound advice and assistance moving this RFP process through in an expedited manner. It was great working with RFPSOLUTIONS and having more than a few laughs at the same time. Thanks once again.” 

Private Security Coordinator, Pan / Parapan Am Games 

Ontario Provincial Police 


“Thanks a million. You guys are The Best!! Please be assured that we’ll be in touch the next time we need RFP advice and counsel. It’s top notch and has kept us out of trouble. So, a double plus! We do look forward to working with you all again. Meantime, all the best from us to you and everyone at RFPSOLUTIONS.” 

Research Manager 

Eastern Litigation Directorate 

Indian and Northern Affairs (INAC) 


“Thank you RFPSOLUTIONS. We have gained a wealth of knowledge from your expertise on the RFP Solutions’ RFP Template and formatting it for the project. We both thank you for taking the time (almost an entire day) to support us through this process with the resulting benefit of our better understanding the various sections of the template. Thank you for your time, effort, patience and support.” 

Procurement Specialist 

County of Grande Prairie No. 1 


“Thanks very much for the changes. It was a great pleasure working with RFPSOLUTIONS and you did a great job of capturing the proposed process and intent.” 

Director, Strategic Project 

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) 


“I wanted to thank RFPSOLUTIONS for your hard and outstanding work. Well done!!” 

Head, Procurement, Contracting and Materiel Management, Finance 

Canadian Grain Commission 


“This is quite remarkable – thank you so much for such an excellent product.” 

Director, Assessment and Abandoned Mines 

Yukon Government


“Working with SETASIDE SOLUTIONS on critical files was indeed great pleasure – you have a great team highly professional and result oriented. Once again, many thanks.” 

Senior Policy Advisor 

Nutrition North Canada/ Nutrition Nord Canada (NNC), Devolution and Territorial Relations 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“Maintenant que la démarche tire à sa fin, je voulais simplement vous remercier pour l’excellent service et les conseils fournis tout au long du processus du RFP. Il s’agissait de ma première expérience, et ce fut très enrichissant et instructif de pouvoir profiter de l’expérience de professionnels tels que vous. Tout fut mené de main de maître grâce à votre équipe. Ce fut un plaisir de travailler avec vous et qui sait? nos chemins se recroiseront peut-être. Encore une fois merci!” 

Rédactrice-réviseure française 

Bibliothèque et Archives Canada | Library and Archives Canada (LAC) 


“Thank you very much for your excellent services. I would recommend RFPSOLUTIONS anytime.” 

Senior Contracting Officer 

Library and Archives Canada 


“We have done all the evaluations quite easily. Our criteria were clear and well defined so our pre-posting work was worth it. Overall it was a rewarding process. We learned a lot. Thank you, to RFPSOLUTIONS and your team, for your help and patience.” 


Library and Archives Canada 


“I can’t thank SETASIDE SOLUTIONS enough for all of your help and expertise. This experience has set the bar for any future procurement.” 

Project Manager 

Yukon Government (YG) 


“Working with RFPSOLUTIONS was a great experience. We will most likely call upon your services yet again.” 

Program Manager 

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) 


“Thanks again for your assistance and patience. We are very happy with the end result.” 

Manager – Financial Systems Development and Support 

Correctional Services Canada (CSC) 


“Thanks to you and the RFPSOLUTIONS team for the excellent work.” 

Director of Strategic Projects 

Indian Oil and Gas Canada (IOGC) 


“This is one of the finest, if not the finest, Statement of Work I have seen.” 

Procurement & Contracting Manager 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) 


“Excellent work RFPSOLUTIONS, the professionalism is outstanding!” 


Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) 


“We would probably not be here yet without the excellent work from RFPSOLUTIONS. I appreciate your continued support above and beyond the terms of our agreement.” 

Pricing and Policy Advisor 

Parks Canada Agency (PCA) 


“I want to thank the entire team at RFPSOLUTIONS for their excellent support throughout this process. I don’t see how we could have been successful without your group’s help. I’m sure I’ll be using your services again!” 


National Research Council Canada (NRC) 


“SETASIDE SOLUTIONS analysis of the SOW was outstanding as it was the centre of discussion around the project. Thanks again for your last minute efforts – most appreciated.” 

Senior Advisor, Strategic Planning and Support, Implementation Branch (IB) 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


”We were highly impressed with the services offered by RFPSOLUTIONS, in particular with your dedication to our project. You took the lead and went above and beyond expectations, offering our team tools, guidance, and information that enabled us to run a successful process and obtain desired results.” 

Chief, HR Programs and Planning 

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) 


“Thank you RFPSOLUTIONS, for your professionalism and thoroughness.” 

Associate Director General, Communications 

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) 


“I would like to say that I and Implementation Branch in general have been very satisfied with the work SETASIDE SOLUTIONS have produced and I look forward to reviewing these final docs.” 

Manager, Implementation Branch (IB) 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“As always, the note RFPSOLUTIONS prepared is extremely helpful. Thank you for the quick response.” 

Director General 

Office of the Veterans Ombudsman (OVO) 


“SETASIDE SOLUTIONS was very helpful to us. Many thanks for the professional and dedicated support.” 

Director, Foodmail Program 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“I appreciate the support and encouragement RFPSOLUTIONS has provided over the last few months. The contracting process is amazingly complex, and it was helpful to know that there was someone who could de-mystify the process for me.” 

Manager, Human Resources Branch 

Industry Canada (IC) 


“Great job this morning RFPSOLUTIONS, the materials are outstanding.” 

Director General 

Public Service Commission of Canada  


“The documents are great. Sincerest thanks. I wish that all consulting experiences were as good as the one we had with RFPSOLUTIONS.” 

Manager, NUANS System 

Industry Canada (IC) 


“Thanks for your team’s help on our Standing Offers, they are now up and running and providing good support to our programs. I will definitely be recommending RFPSOLUTIONS to others who need this kind of support.” 

Manager, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


RFPSOLUTIONS’ knowledge and experience, combined with dedicated staff and commitment to excellence went a long way to ensuring that the project was successful.” 

Deputy Minister  

Government of Yukon (YG) 


RFPSOLUTIONS is the new standard for a consultant’s added value.” 

Deputy Director  

Foreign Affairs (DFAIT) 


“I can’t thank you enough for all of your help and expertise. With your professionalism and dedication as well as your friendliness and patience, this process seemed much less daunting. Thanks to RFPSOLUTIONS, we were able to keep everyone informed and aware of the fairness of the process, in order to maintain understanding with all the parties involved. I can’t stress how important that was for this contract. I think this experience will help to set the bar for any future procurement we are involved in!” 

Project Manager  

Government of Yukon 


“Thank you, RFPSOLUTIONS’ work is so very well done.” 


Health Canada (HC) 


“We recognize the significant effort, SETASIDE SOLUTIONS put into the development of this guide.  It will be an invaluable tool to help our target audience meet its obligations of the CLCAs.” 

Senior Policy Analyst 

Treasury Board of Canada (TBS) 


“I really appreciate RFPSOLUTIONS timely and professional assistance.” 

Director General 

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)  


RFPSOLUTIONS was very helpful to us and we are so pleased that we are moving forward.”  

Manager, Human Resources Branch 

Industry Canada (IC) 


“We would not have accomplished this without RFPSOLUTIONS.” 

Senior Manager, Consumer Affairs 

Canadian Radio Television and Telecommunications Commission (CTRC) 


“Thanks for all your help RFPSOLUTIONS. You’ve really kicked butt with this and we appreciate it!” 

Senior Analyst, Competition and Technology, 

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) 


“I appreciated your time reviewing our revised draft, great recommendations.” 

Senior Project Manager 

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada 


“I truly appreciate the work SETASIDE SOLUTIONS has completed for SDD and we hope to have the opportunity to work with you again in the future.” 

Manager, Sustainable Development Division 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“We have appreciated every minute the team at SETASIDE SOLUTIONS has provided to us in our quest to jump through the hoops of internal government red tape.” 

Budget and Financial Projects Officer 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“Thank you very much for helping us focus on our work. Working with RFPSOLUTIONS has made the journey a lot easier.” 

Senior Project Officer, Federal Health Care Claims Processing System Task Force 

Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) 


“I continue to be amazed by the dedication, work and achievements of the RFPSOLUTIONS Team. You are collectively a great group of people to work with and your success motivates everyone else.” 

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Director, Corporate Management (retired) 

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) 


“I want to congratulate RFPSOLUTIONS team for their contribution to the project. I look forward to working with you all in the next steps of this project.” 

Director General 

Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) 


“I really appreciate RFPSOLUTIONS’ contribution of great articles over the years.”  


Financial Management Institute of Canada 


“This has truly been a team effort and RFPSOLUTIONS’ team were the most valuable team members – it is appreciated more than you know.  

Senior Manager Telemarketing Regulations 

Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) 


RFPSOLUTIONS, You guys are the best!” 

Director, Contaminated Sites Program 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“The work is excellent in nature and RFPSOLUTIONS went beyond the call of duty.” 

Coordinator, Materiel and Facilities Management 

Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) 


“The report was well substantiated and very detailed, a job well done.” 

Manager, Marine Safety 

Transport Canada (TC) 


“I highly recommend RFPSOLUTIONS to any government agency.” 

Director, Finance and Materiel Management 

Library of Parliament (LOP) 


“I would like to thank you, and the team at RFPSOLUTIONS for their outstanding professionalism and gracious hospitality.” 

Senior Program Manager 

Indian & Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“On behalf of the PSAB team I wish to take this opportunity to again thank SETASIDE SOLUTIONS for their outstanding professionalism.” 

Senior Program Manager 

Procurement Strategy for Aboriginal Business (PSAB) 

Indian & Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“This is great stuff.” 

Director, Contracting, Security, Facility Management 

Transport Canada (TC) 


“Many thanks again for your tremendous support, as it was truly a pleasure dealing with RFPSOLUTIONS and your team.” 

Director, Contracting, Security, Facility Management 

Transport Canada (TC) 


RFPSOLUTIONS knows the procurement area and the process governing the acquisition of services inside out and was able to offer useful guidance and advice. This was done in the most professional manner and in a very responsive way. Working with you was a pleasure.” 

Director General, Economic Analysis 

Transport Canada (TC) 


“I loved your article, ‘Procurement Dilemmas’. Instead of lecturing my friends on this topic, in the future I will just hand them your article.” 


Financial Management Institute of Canada 


“I was impressed with what I saw of the service and advice provided by RFPSOLUTIONS and your team.” 

Special Advisor 

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) 


“Thank you so much for this document and for the advice, I really really appreciate it. This has been a big help. We won’t hesitate to contact RFPSOLUTIONS in the future.” 

Departmental Librarian 

Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) 


“My thanks and appreciation to RFPSOLUTIONS for the expertise and great service that you’ve all given over the past few months!” 

Manager, International 

Foreign Affairs (DFAIT) 


“I want to thank you very much for your extraordinary assistance over the past year. Your professionalism and dedication were greatly appreciated.” 

Project Manager 

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFAIT) 


“I want to tell you how terrific RFPSOLUTIONS’ team is. Working with you is certainly a privilege.” 

Financial Policy and Systems 

Environment Canada 


“I have been very impressed with RFPSOLUTIONS’ diligence, flexibility and quiet confidence in helping us complete the RFSO. I have found it very effective working with you.” 

Project Manager 

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFAIT) 


“Just want to tell you how much we appreciated your contribution and effort on this, it really helped us. I think we all agree that RFPSOLUTIONS is the new “standard” for a consultant’s added value.” 

Deputy Director 

Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development (DFAIT)


“I am thrilled that with RFPSOLUTIONS assistance this file is moving ahead. Your persistence is so appreciated. This program will greatly benefit from this effort.” 

Manager, Earth Sciences Sector 

Natural Resources Canada (NRCAN) 


“Special thanks to David Swift’s excellent team at RFPSOLUTIONS for bringing this initiative to its fruition.” 

Director, Corporate Information Management Directorate 

Indian & Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)