The Department of Canadian Heritage is inviting teams to submit their credentials and examples of prior work for the first stage of a two-phase competition.

The Department of Canadian Heritage is launching a national design competition inviting teams of professional artists, landscape architects, architects and other urban design professionals to create a design concept for the Global Affairs Commemorative Artwork.

This is the first phase of a two-phase competition: the Request for Qualifications will evaluate qualifications to create a shortlist of up to four design teams, and the Request for Proposals will invite the finalists to develop concepts and select a winning proposal.

By submitting a submission, design teams confirm that they have read the entire Request for Qualifications and that:

  • they consider themselves to meet all the mandatory eligibility requirements outlined in the document;
  • all information provided is complete, true and accurate;
  • they agree to be bound by the instructions, clauses and conditions of this Request for Qualifications and accept the clauses and conditions should they be invited submit a proposal as part of the Request for Proposals.

Deadline: December 16, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. EST

Contact information

Contact name:  Joelle Theriault
Contact email:

The Request for Qualification document is available on

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