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ACAN - Standing Offer - Vertical Wind Tunnel Training

Department of National Defence | Published March 9, 2015
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SkyVenture Montréal
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Advance Contract Award Notice: Standing Offer (SO) for Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) Training for the Department of National Defence Definition of the requirement The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for a Standing Offer (SO) to provide access to a Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) training facility and services to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members to conduct freefall (FF) parachuting simulation training. DND will require the Offeror to provide up to four (4) qualified VWT instructors to periodically assist with program development on an “if and when required” basis.

Vertical Wind Tunnel Services

Department of National Defence | Published February 8, 2017  -  Deadline February 28, 2017
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy:  Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements:   Vertical Wind Tunnel Services  W2037-170104/A Porter, Marta M. Telephone No. - (613) 483-6084 (    ) Fax No. - (613) 545-8067 (    ) E-mail:  marta.porter@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca  Requirement:  The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement to establish a Regional Individual Standing Offer (RISO) to provide a Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) facility enabling the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre (CAAWC) to conduct personnel freefall (FF) simulation training. As required, DND will also require the contractor to provide qualified VWT instructors to teach introductory freeflying and VWT instruction techniques.  Period of the standing offer is for two (2) years from 01 April 2017  31 March 2019, with the option of one (1) additional one (1) year option.  Delivery Date: Above-mentioned  The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.  Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Miniature Wind Tunnel (MWT)

Environment Canada | Published March 22, 2016  -  Deadline April 5, 2016
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Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy:  Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements:   Miniature Wind Tunnel (MWT)  KW405-160519/B Mirza, Bushra Telephone No. - (873) 469-3186  Fax No. - (819) 956-3814   This Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP) cancels and supersedes previous Advanced Contract Award Notice (ACAN) KW405-160519/A dated September 18, 2015 with a closing of October 7, 2015 at 2 pm (EDT).   Environment Canada has a requirement for the supply of one Miniature Wind Tunnel (MWT) with all its components in accordance with the mandatory specifications detailed in Annex Bfor delivery to Ottawa, Ontario. The requirement includes the hardware, installation, training up to 10 users, licensed software, 4 year extended warranty, maintenance and support services and documentation.  Delivery is requested no later than September 30, 2016 for the MWT and all accessories.       Delivery Date: Above-mentioned  The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.  Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Vertical Wind Tunnel Services

Department of National Defence | Published January 27, 2015  -  Deadline February 18, 2015
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Attachment: None Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: W2037-150024/A Semple, Patrick Telephone No. - (613) 484-1928 ( ) Fax No. - (613) 545-8067 Vertical Wind Tunnel Services Summary The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement to establish a Regional Individual Standing Offer (RISO) to provide a Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) facility enabling the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre (CAAWC) to conduct personnel freefall (FF) simulation training. As required, DND will also require the contractor to provide qualified VWT instructors to teach introductory freeflying and VWT instruction techniques. The period of the standing offer is from 01 April 2015 - 31 March 2016, with an option for one (1) additional year. The requirement is subject to a preference for Canadian goods and/or services. Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Removal of Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina

 | Published January 20, 2015
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Requirement Cancelled
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NOTE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the Government of Canada’s Electronic Tendering Service Provider. Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders does not advise potential bidders of changes to any of the projects. It is the responsibility of potential bidders to ensure that they are frequenting the site, ensuring that they are in receipt of all amendments for projects. Please include, as part of your bid package, copies of all amendments that have been duly signed/initialed verifying proof of receipt. If you have questions or concerns around this site, please contact: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/contact-us Address: Public Works and Government Services Canada 11 Laurier Street, PdP III Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Canada ATTN: General Enquiry Toll-free: 1-855-886-3030 Local: 1-613-954-1621 Teletypewriter: 1-800-465-7735 M5000-5-3369/A Removal of Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina Work of this Contract comprises: Excavate to remove tunnel; replace/repair irrigation, etc. Back fill trench, as outlined in accordance with Annex A, Scope of Work. Completion of project 6 weeks after award. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Removal of Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina

Royal Canadian Mounted Police | Published November 26, 2014  -  Deadline December 16, 2015
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NOTE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the Government of Canada’s Electronic Tendering Service Provider. Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders does not advise potential bidders of changes to any of the projects. It is the responsibility of potential bidders to ensure that they are frequenting the site, ensuring that they are in receipt of all amendments for projects. Please include, as part of your bid package, copies of all amendments that have been duly signed/initialed verifying proof of receipt. If you have questions or concerns around this site, please contact: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/contact-us Address: Public Works and Government Services Canada 11 Laurier Street, PdP III Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Canada ATTN: General Enquiry Toll-free: 1-855-886-3030 Local: 1-613-954-1621 Teletypewriter: 1-800-465-7735 M5000-5-3369/A Removal of Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina Work of this Contract comprises: Excavate to remove tunnel; replace/repair irrigation, etc. Back fill trench, as outlined in accordance with Annex A, Scope of Work. Completion of project 6 weeks after award. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Removal of Abandoned Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina

 | Published November 3, 2014
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Requirement cancelled
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NOTE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the Government of Canada’s Electronic Tendering Service Provider. Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders does not advise potential bidders of changes to any of the projects. It is the responsibility of potential bidders to ensure that they are frequenting the site, ensuring that they are in receipt of all amendments for projects. Please include, as part of your bid package, copies of all amendments that have been duly signed/initialed verifying proof of receipt. If you have questions or concerns around this site, please contact: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/contact-us Address: Public Works and Government Services Canada 11 Laurier Street, PdP III Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Canada ATTN: General Enquiry Toll-free: 1-855-886-3030 Local: 1-613-954-1621 Teletypewriter: 1-800-465-7735 M5000-5-2452/A Removal of Abandoned Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina Work of this Contract comprises: Excavate to remove abandoned tunnel; replace/repair irrigation, etc. Back fill trench, as outlined in accordance with Annex A, Scope of Work. Completion of project six weeks after award. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Removal of Abandoned Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina

Royal Canadian Mounted Police | Published September 26, 2014
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NOTE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS: Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders is the Government of Canada’s Electronic Tendering Service Provider. Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders does not advise potential bidders of changes to any of the projects. It is the responsibility of potential bidders to ensure that they are frequenting the site, ensuring that they are in receipt of all amendments for projects. Please include, as part of your bid package, copies of all amendments that have been duly signed/initialed verifying proof of receipt. If you have questions or concerns around this site, please contact: https://buyandsell.gc.ca/contact-us Address: Public Works and Government Services Canada 11 Laurier Street, PdP III Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Canada ATTN: General Enquiry Toll-free: 1-855-886-3030 Local: 1-613-954-1621 Teletypewriter: 1-800-465-7735 M5000-5-2452/A Removal of Abandoned Tunnel, RCMP Depot, Regina Work of this Contract comprises: Excavate to remove abandoned tunnel; replace/repair irrigation, etc. Back fill trench, as outlined in accordance with Annex A, Scope of Work. Completion of project six weeks after award. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Waterline Replacement and Service Tunnel Repairs

Parks Canada | Published February 8, 2017
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Brycon Construction Limited
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SOLICITATION NUMBER: 5P300-16-5538

TITLE: Halifax Citadel, National Historic Site

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The project involves rehabilitating the service tunnel at Citadel, work includes:

  1. Remove and replace water line;
  2. Update electrical components in tunnel;
  3. Minor structural repairs;

MANDATORY SITE VISIT

There will be a site visit on Thursday December 15, 2016 at 1:00 PM interested bidders are to meet at Halifax Citadel, National Historic Site, 5425 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3J 3Y3.

The meeting will be held in the Cavalier Building, third floor boardroom. (The Cavalier Building is located inside the Halifax Citadel, it is the building in the centre of the parade)

The site visit for this project is MANDATORY. The representative of the bidder will be required to sign the Site Visit Attendance Sheet at the site visit. Bids submitted by Bidders who have not signed the attendance sheet will not be accepted.

The contractors that are bidding the job will have to send in their confined space information before hand and confirm how many people will be entering the tunnel.

The bidders will also be required to have the following:

- NIOSH-approved Half-face Filtering Facepiece Respirator (N95 minimum)

- Safety glasses or goggles, hard hat and vest

- Class “E” harness with “D” hooks is required

CLOSING DATE AND TIME:

January 12, 2017, at 1300 hrs (ADT)

Faxed submission will not be accepted.

NOTE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS:

Bidders that consider themselves qualified to provide this Work and intend to submit bids on this project should obtain documents from the Government Electronic Tendering Service through the Government of Canada tendering service at www.buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders . Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Government of Canada tendering service. Bidders that elect to base their bids on documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk. Late submissions will not be considered.
Standard Terms and Conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of the Tender and Contract Documents.

CONTRACT PERIOD:

From the contract award date to March 17, 2017.

INQUIRIES:

All inquiries of a technical and contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority: Marko Muradori, telephone: 819-420-9661, e-mail: marko.muradori@pc.gc.ca. Inquiries are to be made in writing and should be received no less than five (5) business days prior to the closing date to allow sufficient time to respond.

This PCA office provides procurement services to the public in either official language of Canada.
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

BID RECEIVING:

Tenders will be received by mail at the following address:

PARKS CANADA AGENCY

C/O Marko Muradori

Mailroom

30 Victoria Street

Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3

Waterline Replacement and Service Tunnel Repairs

Parks Canada | Published December 2, 2016  -  Deadline December 22, 2016
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SOLICITATION NUMBER: 5P300-16-5538

TITLE: Halifax Citadel, National Historic Site

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The project involves rehabilitating the service tunnel at Citadel, work includes:

  1. Remove and replace water line;
  2. Update electrical components in tunnel;
  3. Minor structural repairs;

MANDATORY SITE VISIT

There will be a site visit on Monday December 12, 2016 at 9:00 AM interested bidders are to meet at Halifax Citadel, National Historic Site, 5425 Sackville Street, Halifax, NS, Canada B3J 3Y3.

The meeting will be held in the Cavalier Building, third floor boardroom. (The Cavalier Building is located inside the Halifax Citadel, it is the building in the centre of the parade)

The site visit for this project is MANDATORY. The representative of the bidder will be required to sign the Site Visit Attendance Sheet at the site visit. Bids submitted by Bidders who have not signed the attendance sheet will not be accepted.

The contractors that are bidding the job will have to send in their confined space information before hand and confirm how many people will be entering the tunnel.

The bidders will also be required to have the following:

- NIOSH-approved Half-face Filtering Facepiece Respirator (N95 minimum)

- Safety glasses or goggles, hard hat and vest

- Class “E” harness with “D” hooks is required

CLOSING DATE AND TIME:

December 22, 2016, at 1300 hrs (ADT)

Faxed submission will not be accepted.

NOTE TO POTENTIAL BIDDERS:

Bidders that consider themselves qualified to provide this Work and intend to submit bids on this project should obtain documents from the Government Electronic Tendering Service through the Government of Canada tendering service at www.buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders . Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Government of Canada tendering service. Bidders that elect to base their bids on documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk. Late submissions will not be considered.
Standard Terms and Conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of the Tender and Contract Documents.

CONTRACT PERIOD:

From the contract award date to March 17, 2017.

INQUIRIES:

All inquiries of a technical and contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority: Marko Muradori, telephone: 819-420-9661, e-mail: marko.muradori@pc.gc.ca. Inquiries are to be made in writing and should be received no less than five (5) business days prior to the closing date to allow sufficient time to respond.

This PCA office provides procurement services to the public in either official language of Canada.
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

BID RECEIVING:

Tenders will be received by mail at the following address:

PARKS CANADA AGENCY

C/O Marko Muradori

Mailroom

30 Victoria Street

Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3

COMPRESSION SYSTEM FOR U66 TRI-SONIC WIND TUNNEL

National Research Council Canada | Published December 22, 2015  -  Deadline February 2, 2016
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Trade Agreement: WTO-AGP/NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: COMPRESSION SYSTEM FOR U66 TRI-SONIC WIND TUNNEL 31184-141845/A Pearson, Neil Telephone No. - (873) 469-3312 ( ) Fax No. - (819) 953-2953 ( ) QUANTITY ITEM 001 - QTY - one (1) Compression system and related items in accordance with Statement of Work, Delivered Duty Paid (DDP) to Ottawa, Ontario DELIVERY Item 001 is desirable on or before 31 August 2016 Delivery Date: Above-mentioned The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Miniature Wind Tunnel

Environment Canada | Published September 21, 2015  -  Deadline July 10, 2015
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Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama Tendering Procedures: Generally only one firm has been invited to bid Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Exclusive Rights Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Vendor Name and Address: Aerolab LLC 8291 Patuxent Range Rd Jessup Maryland United States 20794 Nature of Requirements: This amendment is raised to modify the delivery to read: The delivery is required on or before March 31, 2016. 1. Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) An ACAN is a public notice indicating to the supplier community that a department or agency intends to award a contract for goods, services or construction to a pre-identified supplier, thereby allowing other suppliers to signal their interest in bidding, by submitting a statement of capabilities. If no supplier submits a statement of capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, on or before the closing date stated in the ACAN, the contracting officer may then proceed with the award to the pre-identified supplier. 2. Definition of the requirement Environment Canada has a requirement for the supply, installation and training of 1 customized mini wind tunnel (MWT) to study the evaporation of liquid substances including crude and fuel oils under various wind speeds and temperatures for delivery to Ottawa, Ontario. 3. Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities Any interested supplier must demonstrate by way of a statement of capabilities that its equipment meets the following requirements: The MWT is to be operated in a small lab equipped with a fume hood. The outlet of the MWT (exhaust) will be connected/vented to the fume hood. Specifically, the MWT must have the following characteristics and be able to accommodate the following ranges of the variables noted below: Type Open circuit to let the evaporative part evacuate to outside and does not contaminate subsequent evaporation of the liquid. Length The maximum length of the MWT must not exceed 2.3 m. Size of the test chamber (length x width x height) Two test chambers with related accessories for installation on the MWT are required. The first one must be10 inch x 6 inch x 4 inch and the second must be 10 inch x 6 inch x 6 inch with related accessories for installation on the MWT. Wind speed The MWT must be designed to operate continuously with constant and uniform wind speed varying from 0 to ~10-15 m/s Flow uniformity and straightening The MWT must be equipped with honeycomb-type screen or better to ensure flow uniformity and straightening in the test section. Turbulence control The MWT must be equipped with the proper screening to reduce air turbulence in the test section when running experiments at high wind speeds. Operational temperature range and control The operational temperature range must be 0 to +35 oC or wider. The MWT must include an integrated cooling/heating system to control air temperature in the test chamber. Split systems are not accepted. Load cell The MWT must be equipped with a vertical load cell to record the changes in weight of the liquid held in a canister described below. The precision of the load cell must be 0.05 g or better. The cell must be able to handle weight up to 2 kg. An additional exactly the same load cell must be provided as a spare. Liquid canister The liquid whose evaporation is to be studied will be exposed to the air flowing in the MWT at the preset temperature and wind speed. A liquid canister in a cylindrical form made with stainless steel with adjustable height is required. Computer control of the height is required as well. One canister must be designed in the test chamber of the MWT, plus an additional exactly the same canister must be provided as a spare. Data acquisition and control The MWT must be equipped with the proper instruments to measure wind speed and air temperature at a minimum. These two variables, the height of the canister and the weight of the liquid must be computer controlled. The driver software must provide the ability to display of live data from the load cell and the other sensors. A perpetual license of the driver software is required. Source code of the software is not required. Wind speed calibration kit A complete calibration kit for the air velocity measurement is required. The apparatus must have an interface with the MWT and include all hardware and software components required to calibrate the air velocity in the test chamber of the MWT. Duration of each experiment (operation of the MWT) The MWT must be cabled to run continuously for a period of up to 7 days with the preset temperature and wind speed properly maintained. Warranty Extended warranty of 4 years on all parts and labour. Installation and training The system must include on-site full installation and training for 10 users. 4. Applicability of the trade agreements to the procurement This procurement is subject to the following trade agreements: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) 5. Justification for the Pre-Identified Supplier The only known supplier that can deliver a custom functioning miniature wind tunnel (MWT) meeting all required technical specifications is the custom low speed open circuit miniature wind tunnel system from Aerolab LLC. For this reason, it is proposed to negotiate directly with the manufacturer and sole supplier of the Aerolab LLC, Jessup, Maryland, USA. 6. Government Contracts Regulations Exception The following exception to the Government Contracts Regulations is invoked for this procurement under subsection 6(d) - "only one person is capable of performing the work". 7. Exclusions and/or Limited Tendering Reasons The following exclusion(s) and/or limited tendering reasons are invoked under the: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Article 506.12 (b) North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Article 1016.2 (b) 8. Period of the proposed contract or delivery date The scientific equipment delivery is required on or before March 31, 2016. 9. Name and address of the pre-identified supplier Aerolab LLC 8291 Patuxent Range Rd. Jessup, Maryland 20794 United States 10. Suppliers' right to submit a statement of capabilities Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the goods, services or construction services described in the ACAN may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this notice on or before the closing date of this notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements. 11. Closing date for a submission of a statement of capabilities The closing date and time for accepting statements of capabilities is the 7 October 2015 at 2:00 p.m. EDST. 12. Inquiries and submission of statements of capabilities Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to: Bushra Mirza Supply Officer Public Works and Government Services Canada Scientific, Medical and Photographic Division - PV Portage III - Floor: 6A2 - Room: 34 11 Laurier Street Gatineau, Quebec Canada K1A 0S5 Telephone: 819-997-9259 Facsimile: 819-956-3814 E-mail: bushra.mirza@pwgsc.gc.ca Delivery Date: Above-mentioned You are hereby notified that the government intends to negotiate with one firm only as identified above. Should you have any questions concerning this requirement, contact the contracting officer identified above. An Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) allows departments and agencies to post a notice, for no less than fifteen (15) calendar days, indicating to the supplier community that it intends to award a good, service or construction contract to a pre-identified contractor. If no other supplier submits, on or before the closing date, a Statement of Capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, the contracting authority may then proceed with the award. However, should a Statement of Capabilities be found to meet the requirements set out in the ACAN, then the contracting authority will proceed to a full tendering process. Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the services/goods described herein, may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this Notice on or before the closing date of this Notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements. The PWGSC file number, the contracting officer's name and the closing date of the ACAN must appear on the outside of the envelope in block letters or, in the case of a facsimile transmission, on the covering page. The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

ACAN - Standing Offer - Vertical Wind Tunnel Training

Department of National Defence | Published February 12, 2015  -  Deadline February 26, 2015
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Advance Contract Award Notice: Standing Offer (SO) for Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) Training for the Department of National Defence 1. Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN) An ACAN is a public notice indicating to the supplier community that a department or agency intends to award a contract for goods, services or construction to a pre-identified supplier, thereby allowing other suppliers to signal their interest in bidding, by submitting a statement of capabilities. If no supplier submits a statement of capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, on or before the closing date stated in the ACAN, the contracting officer may then proceed with the award to the pre-identified supplier. 2. Definition of the requirement The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement for a Standing Offer (SO) to provide access to a Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) training facility and services to Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) members to conduct freefall (FF) parachuting simulation training. DND will require the Offeror to provide up to four (4) qualified VWT instructors to periodically assist with program development on an “if and when required” basis. 3. Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities (Minimum Essential Requirements) Any interested Offeror must demonstrate by way of a Statement of Capabilities that it meets the following requirements: M1) The facility must be located within 250km of the National Defence Headquarters (NDHQ), 101 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON; M2) The Offeror must provide an indoor cylindrical flight chamber no smaller than 14 feet in diameter, capable of achieving a uniform airflow at speeds exceeding 200km/h (125mph); M3) The facility must have rooms for video debriefing, space for creeping and at least one classroom with a capacity for at least 20 persons; M4) The Offeror must be able to provide up to four (4) experienced Vertical Wind Tunnel (VWT) instructors, each with a minimum of two (2) years of VWT instructional experience; and M5) The Offeror must provide a Resumé for designated instructors. The Resumé must clearly demonstrate the level and nature of related instructor experience for at least the previous two (2) years as of 01 February 2015. 4. Applicability of the trade agreement(s) to the procurement This procurement is subject to the following trade agreements: • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) • World Trade Organization – Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP) 5. Justification for the Pre-Identified Supplier SkyVenture Montréal is the only vertical wind tunnel training facility located within a 250km radius of NDHQ at 101 Colonel By, Ottawa, ON that offers an indoor cylindrical flight chamber no smaller than 14 feet in diameter, capable of achieving a uniform airflow at speeds exceeding 200km/h (125mph) with the necessary amount of instructors and experience. Government Contracts Regulations Exception The following exception to the Government Contracts Regulations is invoked for this procurement under subsection 6(d) “only one person is capable of performing the work”. 6. Exclusions and/or Limited Tendering Reasons The following exclusion and/or limited tendering reasons are invoked under the • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) – Article 506: Procedures for Procurement 12.(b) • World Trade Organization – Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP) – Article XV: Limiting Tendering Procedure 2.(b) • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) – Article 1016: Limited Tendering Procedures 2.(b) 7. Ownership of Intellectual Property (IP) No IP will result from the work in the Standing Offer. 8. Period of the proposed Standing Offer The proposed Standing Offer is for 2 years from 01 April 2015 to 31 March 2017 with two (2) one-year option periods. 9. Cost of the proposed Standing Offer The estimated value of the Standing Offer, including option periods is $1,209,732.00 (GST & QST extra) for the provision of the WVT facility and instructors. 10. Name and address of the pre-identified supplier SkyVenture Montréal 200 Cosmodome Avenue Laval, Québec H7T 2X1 11. Suppliers’ right to submit a statement of capabilities Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the goods, services or construction services described in the ACAN may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this notice on or before the closing date of this notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements. 12. Closing date for a submission of a statement of capabilities The closing date and time for accepting statements of capabilities is 26 February 2015 2:00 pm EST. 13. Inquiries and submission of statements of capabilities Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to: Anna Maria Mangone, D Svcs C 4-3-4 Department of National Defence Anna-Maria.Mangone@forces.gc.ca

Collins Bay Institution Construction of Loading Dock and Tunnel Repairs

Public Works & Government Services Canada | Published August 14, 2015  -  Deadline March 9, 2015
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Trade Agreement: LCSA/AIT Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Nature of Requirements: Collins Bay Institution Construction of Loading Dock and Tunnel Repairs EQ754-160678/A Woodhall, Lauren Telephone No. - (416) 512-5873 ( ) Fax No. - (416) 512-5862 Collins Bay Institution Construction of Loading Dock and Tunnel Repairs Project No: R.073775.001 Work of this Contract comprises repairs of Building A-11 loading dock and damaged/spalled concrete beams in the main service tunnel, located at Collins Bay Institution in Kingston, Ontario The duration of work is scheduled to be completed within twelve (12) weeks from the date of notification of acceptance of the offer. OPTIONAL SITE VISIT There will be a optional site visit on August 26, 2015 at 10:00A.M. at the site. Interested bidders are to meet at Collins Bay Institution, 1455 Bath Road, Kingston ON, K7M 7W9. Bidders are to wear their own P.P.E (Personal Protective Equipment) including hard hat and safety boots. Bidders are requested to register with the Contracting Officer, Lauren Woodhall at 416-512-5873, or lauren.woodhall@pwgsc.gc to confirm their attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend 24 hours prior to the site visit Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the bidders' conference will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation. Bidders who do not attend will not be precluded from submitting a bid. IMPORTANT NOTICE TO BIDDERS IMPORTANT CHANGES TO GI01 "INTEGRITY PROVISIONS - BID" R2710T, GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS (REFER TO SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS SI02) Bidders should provide, with their bid or promptly thereafter, a complete list of names of all individuals who are currently directors of the Bidder. If such a list has not been received by the time the evaluation of bids is completed, Canada will inform the Bidder of a time frame within which to provide the information. Failure to provide such a list within the required time frame will render the bid non-responsive. Bidders must always submit the list of directors before contract award. Canada may, at any time, request that a Bidder provide properly completed and Signed Consent Forms (Consent to a Criminal Record Verification form - PWGSC-TPSGC 229) for any or all individuals named in the aforementioned list within a specified delay. Failure to provide such Consent Forms within the delay will result in the bid being declared non-responsive. A COMPLETE LIST OF EACH INDIVIDUAL WHO IS CURRENTLY ON THE BIDDER'S BOARD OF DIRECTORS. (SEE APPENDIX 2 OF THE "ITT" DOCUMENT) Drawings and Specifications are now available for viewing and downloading in a Portable Document Format (PDF) or in a standard paper version. Tenderers should note that Attachment 1 (ATT 1) contains the Drawings and Specifications Package (DSP) which consists of PDF files organized in an industry recognized directory structure. Standard Terms and Conditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into, and form part of the Tender and Contract Documents. The standard Public Works and Government Services Canada documents may be viewed at https://buyandsell.gc.ca/policy-and-guidelines/standard-acquisiti on-clauses-and-conditions-manual All enquiries of a technical and contractual nature, are to be submitted to the Contracting Officers, Lauren Woodhall: e-mail: lauren.woodhall@pwgsc.gc.ca Telephone: (416) 512-5873, or Facsimile: (416) 512-5862 Bid Receiving: Sealed tenders will be received at Public Works and Government Services Canada, 4900 Yonge Street, Bid Receiving, 12th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A6. Delivery Date: 05/08/2015 The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

Vertical Wind Tunnel Services

Department of National Defence | Published April 20, 2015
Winner
SKYVENTURE ONTARIO LTD.
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Public Advertising (MERX/GBO) Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Lowest/Lower Bid GSIN Description: Parachute Operations Quantity: 1

Tunnel Distribution System - CHP -

 | Published January 20, 2015
Winner
1799541 ONTARIO INC.
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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT) Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No Notification Method: Public Advertising (MERX/GBO) Contract Award Procedure (Procurement Strategy): Lowest/Lower Bid GSIN Description: Pipeline Construction Quantity: 1

Lighting Replacement – Millhaven tunnel

Correctional Service of Canada | Published September 25, 2017  -  Deadline October 24, 2017
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This requirement is for: Correctional Service Canada (CSC) requires the services of a qualified electrical contractor to replace the lights in the tunnels of Millhaven Institution with new energy efficient LED as per design documents.

Trade agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT),

Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.

Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid

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 does not include security requirements.

Nature of Requirements:

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

Correctional Service Canada (CSC) requires the services of a qualified electrical contractor to replace the lights in the tunnels of Millhaven Institution with new energy efficient LED as per design documents.

Objectives: The current lighting is insufficient. New LED lights will provide better light output and energy savings

Deliverables: The contractor is to provide all personnel, tools, services, supplies, materials, supervision, applicable travel, meals, accommodations and equipment to:

Term of Contract:

Period of the Contract: Work to be completed prior to March 31st 2018

File Number: 21401-17/18-2072140

Contracting Authority: Greg Dobbie

CORRECTIONAL SERVICE CANADA

443 UNION STREET WEST

KINGSTON, ONTARIO,

CANADA.  K7L 4Y8

Telephone number: 613-545-8274

Facsimile number: 613-536-4571

E-mail: Gregory.Dobbie@csc-scc.gc.ca

NOTE TO BIDDERS: Bidders can obtain the complete statement of work and evaluation criteria by ordering the solicitation document and associated documents from Buyandsell.gc.ca/tenders.

The Crown reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada (English or French).

Given the nature of the requirements, proposals submitted by such means as facsimile or electronic mail will not be accepted.

After contract award, bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process. Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.

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Bluff Body Aerodynamics, Aviation aerodynamics, wind tunnel test and measurement techniques consulting services

National Research Council Canada | Published May 8, 2017  -  Deadline May 19, 2017
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Advance Contract Award Notice – Solicitation Number: 17-22009

Bluff Body Aerodynamics, Aviation aerodynamics, wind tunnel test and measurement techniques consulting services.

Advance Contract Award Notice (ACAN)
An ACAN is a public notice indicating to the supplier community that a department or agency intends to award a contract for goods, services or construction to a pre-identified supplier, thereby allowing other suppliers to signal their interest in bidding, by submitting a statement of capabilities. If no supplier submits a statement of capabilities that meets the requirements set out in the ACAN, on or before the closing date stated in the ACAN, the contracting officer may then proceed with the award to the pre-identified supplier.

 Definition of the requirement: The National Research Council, Aerodynamics Laboratory has a requirement for various types of consulting services in Bluff Body aerodynamics, Aviation aerodynamics and wind tunnel test and measurement techniques. The contractor will be expected to as and when required, provide advice and guidance, meet and interview researchers, technicians and clients and summarize recommendations with reports.

 Criteria for assessment of the Statement of Capabilities (Minimum Essential Requirements):

Any interested consultant must demonstrate by way of a statement of capabilities that they have experience that meets the following criteria:

Experience, Knowledge and understanding Academic qualifications

  1. PhD in Experimental aerodynamics engineering or related field.
  2. 20 years of experience as a researcher performing wind tunnel testing of ground-based structures and their components, including bridge aerodynamics. The experience must include a full spectrum of research activities including identification of research requirements and reporting through written documentation.
  3. As a minimum, 25 years of experience reviewing technical reports in bluff body aerodynamics and aviation aerodynamics.
  4. Significant knowledge of the effects of turbulence on the aerodynamics of bluff bodies and its simulation in wind tunnel.
  5. Significant knowledge of the aerodynamic behaviour of stay cables under dry-wind conditions, rain-wind conditions and ice-wind conditions.
  6. Significant knowledge of how to calibrate external pyramidal balances for low speed wind tunnels.
  7. Significant experience in working with multi-disciplinary teams.
  8. At least 20 years of experience with client liaison.
  9. The ability to work and travel within Canada/USA.

 Applicability of the trade agreement(s) to the procurement: North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

 Justification for the Pre-Identified Supplier: The contractor has been pre-selected for this unique consulting service for their high level of experience in the Aerospace industry. In the 25 years of experience in aerospace research and technology, the contractor has experience in core areas of aerodynamics, flight research, gas turbines, structures and materials, and manufacturing. The contractor has a plethora of experience in experimental aerodynamics engineering consulting, 20 years’ experience as a researcher in a wind tunnel testing of ground-based structures, components and including bridge aerodynamics. There are no other known parties with this unique profile that can adapt and offer advice, guidance.

 Only one party is able to perform the work for technical reasons, exclusions under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Article(s) 1016b : where, for works of art, or for reasons connected with the protection of patents, copyrights or other exclusive rights, or proprietary information or where there is an absence of competition for technical reasons, the goods or services can be supplied only by a particular supplier and no reasonable alternative or substitute exists.

 Ownership of Intellectual Property – There are no Intellectual Property considerations with this procurement.

 Period of the proposed contract or delivery date: The initial contract is anticipated to begin on May 22nd 2017. Additional consulting services maybe required. NRC reserves the right to retain the contractor for additional aerodynamics consulting services valued up to $100K.

 Cost estimate of the proposed contract: The initial contract will be in the range of $10K to $15K.

 Name and address of the pre-identified supplier: Steve Zan Consulting

Suppliers' right to submit a statement of capabilities: Suppliers who consider themselves fully qualified and available to provide the goods, services or construction services described in the ACAN may submit a statement of capabilities in writing to the contact person identified in this notice on or before the closing date of this notice. The statement of capabilities must clearly demonstrate how the supplier meets the advertised requirements.

 Closing date for a submission of a statement of capabilities: The closing date and time for accepting statements of capabilities is May 19th 2017, 2pm eastern.

 Inquiries and statements of capabilities are to be directed to:
Johnathon Gillis – Procurement Officer
Telephone: (613) 993-5506
E-mail: Johnathon.Gillis@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca

Site 56 Tunnel Restoration and Waterproofing

National Research Council | Published August 21, 2015
Winner
Marc Cleroux Construction Inc.
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The National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON has a requirement for a project that includes: Work under this contract covers tunnel restoration and waterproofing on the Montrreal Road Campus of the National Research Council of Canada. 1. GENERAL Questions regarding any aspect of the project are to be addressed to and answered only by the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority. Any information received other than from the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority will be disregarded when awarding the contract and during construction. Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA services provider. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA service provider. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. Tender packages are not available for distribution on the actual day of tender closing. 2. MANDATORY SITE VISIT It is mandatory that the bidder attends one of the site visits at the designated date and time. At least one representative from proponents that intend to bid must attend. The site visits will be held on June 23rd and June 25th , 2015 at 9:00 . Meet Mark O’Connor at Building M-20, Main Entrance, 1200 Montreal Road Campus , Ottawa, ON. Bidders who, for any reason, cannot attend at the specified date and time will not be given an alternative appointment to view the site and their tenders, therefore, will be considered as non-responsive. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. As proof of attendance, at the site visit, the Contracting Authority will have an Attendance Form which MUST be signed by the bidder’s representative. It is the responsibility of all bidders to ensure they have signed the Mandatory Site Visit Attendance form prior to leaving the site. Proposals submitted by bidders who have not attended the site visit or failed to sign the Attendance Form will be deemed non-responsive. 3. TENDER CLOSING DATE Tender closing date is July 8th , 2015 at 14:00. 4. TENDER RESULTS Following the Tender closing, the tender results will be sent by facsimile to all Contractors who submitted a tender. 5. SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR CANADIAN CONTRACTORS 5.1 MANDATORY SECURITY REQUIREMENT: This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement as follows: 1 The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Director (CISD), Public Works Government Services Canada. 2 The Contractor personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC. 3 The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the: a. Security Requirements Checklist attached at Appendix “D” b. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition) available at: http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/msi-ism/msi-ism-eng.html 5.2 VERIFICATION OF SECURITY CLEARANCE AT BID CLOSING 1 The Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), TO BE INCLUDED WITH THEIR TENDER OR PROVIDED WITHIN 48 HOURS FROM THE DATE AND TIME OF TENDER CLOSING. Verifications will be made through CISD to confirm the security clearance status of the Bidder. Failure to comply with this requirement will render the bid non-compliant and no further consideration will be given to the bid. 2 Within 72 hours of tender closing, the General Contractor must name all of his sub-contractors, each of whom must hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC, or any other Federal Department or Agency along with the names and birthdates or security clearance certificate numbers of all personnel who will be assigned to the project. 3 It is to be noted that any subcontractor required to perform any part of the work during the performance of the subsequent contract must also adhere to the mandatory security requirement of the contract. As well, no personnel without the required level of security will be allowed on site. It will be the responsibility of the successful bidder to ensure that the security requirement is met throughout the performance of the contract. The Crown will not be held liable or accountable for any delays or additional costs associated with the contractor’s non-compliance to the mandatory security requirement. Failure to comply with the mandatory security requirement will be grounds for being declared in default of contract. 4 For any enquiries concerning the project security requirement during the bidding period, the Bidder/Tenderer must contact the Security Officer @ 613-993-8956. 6.0 WSIB (WORKPLACE SAFETY AND INSURANCE BOARD) 1 All Bidders must provide a valid WSIB certificate with their Tender or prior to contract award. 7.0 OFFICE OF THE PROCUREMENT OMBUDSMAN 1 Dispute Resolution Services The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will, on request or consent of the parties to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve any dispute between the parties respecting the interpretation or application of a term and condition of this contract and their consent to bear the cost of such process, provide to the parties a proposal for an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve their dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. 2 Contract Administration The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will review a complaint filed by [the supplier or the contractor or the name of the entity awarded this contract] respecting administration of this contract if the requirements of Subsection 22.2(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act and Sections 15 and 16 of the Procurement Ombudsman Regulations have been met, and the interpretation and application of the terms and conditions and the scope of the work of this contract are not in dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. 3 The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) was established by the Government of Canada to provide an independent avenue for suppliers to raise complaints regarding the award of contracts under $25,000 for goods and under $100,000 for services. You have the option of raising issues or concerns regarding the solicitation, or the award resulting from it, with the OPO by contacting them by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. You can also obtain more information on the OPO services available to you at their website at www.opo-boa.gc.ca. The Departmental Representative or his designate for this project is: Mark O’Connor Telephone: 613 991-9873 Contracting Authority for this project is: Marc Bédard marc.bedard@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Telephone: 613 993-2274

Site 56 Tunnel Restoration and Waterproofing

National Research Council | Published June 12, 2015  -  Deadline August 7, 2015
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The National Research Council Canada, 1200 Montreal Road Campus, Ottawa, ON has a requirement for a project that includes: Work under this contract covers tunnel restoration and waterproofing on the Montrreal Road Campus of the National Research Council of Canada. 1. GENERAL Questions regarding any aspect of the project are to be addressed to and answered only by the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority. Any information received other than from the Departmental Representative (or his designate) or the Contracting Authority will be disregarded when awarding the contract and during construction. Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender documents through the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA services provider. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Buyandsell.gc.ca TMA service provider. Firms that elect to base their bids on tender documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solely responsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. Tender packages are not available for distribution on the actual day of tender closing. 2. MANDATORY SITE VISIT It is mandatory that the bidder attends one of the site visits at the designated date and time. At least one representative from proponents that intend to bid must attend. The site visits will be held on June 23rd and June 25th , 2015 at 9:00 . Meet Mark O’Connor at Building M-20, Main Entrance, 1200 Montreal Road Campus , Ottawa, ON. Bidders who, for any reason, cannot attend at the specified date and time will not be given an alternative appointment to view the site and their tenders, therefore, will be considered as non-responsive. NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE. As proof of attendance, at the site visit, the Contracting Authority will have an Attendance Form which MUST be signed by the bidder’s representative. It is the responsibility of all bidders to ensure they have signed the Mandatory Site Visit Attendance form prior to leaving the site. Proposals submitted by bidders who have not attended the site visit or failed to sign the Attendance Form will be deemed non-responsive. 3. TENDER CLOSING DATE Tender closing date is July 8th , 2015 at 14:00. 4. TENDER RESULTS Following the Tender closing, the tender results will be sent by facsimile to all Contractors who submitted a tender. 5. SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR CANADIAN CONTRACTORS 5.1 MANDATORY SECURITY REQUIREMENT: This procurement contains a mandatory security requirement as follows: 1 The Contractor must, at all times during the performance of the Contract, hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Director (CISD), Public Works Government Services Canada. 2 The Contractor personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC. 3 The Contractor must comply with the provisions of the: a. Security Requirements Checklist attached at Appendix “D” b. Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition) available at: http://ssi-iss.tpsgc-pwgsc.gc.ca/msi-ism/msi-ism-eng.html 5.2 VERIFICATION OF SECURITY CLEARANCE AT BID CLOSING 1 The Bidder must hold a valid Designated Organization Screening (DOS) issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), TO BE INCLUDED WITH THEIR TENDER OR PROVIDED WITHIN 48 HOURS FROM THE DATE AND TIME OF TENDER CLOSING. Verifications will be made through CISD to confirm the security clearance status of the Bidder. Failure to comply with this requirement will render the bid non-compliant and no further consideration will be given to the bid. 2 Within 72 hours of tender closing, the General Contractor must name all of his sub-contractors, each of whom must hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by CISD/PWGSC, or any other Federal Department or Agency along with the names and birthdates or security clearance certificate numbers of all personnel who will be assigned to the project. 3 It is to be noted that any subcontractor required to perform any part of the work during the performance of the subsequent contract must also adhere to the mandatory security requirement of the contract. As well, no personnel without the required level of security will be allowed on site. It will be the responsibility of the successful bidder to ensure that the security requirement is met throughout the performance of the contract. The Crown will not be held liable or accountable for any delays or additional costs associated with the contractor’s non-compliance to the mandatory security requirement. Failure to comply with the mandatory security requirement will be grounds for being declared in default of contract. 4 For any enquiries concerning the project security requirement during the bidding period, the Bidder/Tenderer must contact the Security Officer @ 613-993-8956. 6.0 WSIB (WORKPLACE SAFETY AND INSURANCE BOARD) 1 All Bidders must provide a valid WSIB certificate with their Tender or prior to contract award. 7.0 OFFICE OF THE PROCUREMENT OMBUDSMAN 1 Dispute Resolution Services The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will, on request or consent of the parties to participate in an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve any dispute between the parties respecting the interpretation or application of a term and condition of this contract and their consent to bear the cost of such process, provide to the parties a proposal for an alternative dispute resolution process to resolve their dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. 2 Contract Administration The parties understand that the Procurement Ombudsman appointed pursuant to Subsection 22.1(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act will review a complaint filed by [the supplier or the contractor or the name of the entity awarded this contract] respecting administration of this contract if the requirements of Subsection 22.2(1) of the Department of Public Works and Government Services Act and Sections 15 and 16 of the Procurement Ombudsman Regulations have been met, and the interpretation and application of the terms and conditions and the scope of the work of this contract are not in dispute. The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman may be contacted by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. 3 The Office of the Procurement Ombudsman (OPO) was established by the Government of Canada to provide an independent avenue for suppliers to raise complaints regarding the award of contracts under $25,000 for goods and under $100,000 for services. You have the option of raising issues or concerns regarding the solicitation, or the award resulting from it, with the OPO by contacting them by telephone at 1-866-734-5169 or by e-mail at boa.opo@boa-opo.gc.ca. You can also obtain more information on the OPO services available to you at their website at www.opo-boa.gc.ca. The Departmental Representative or his designate for this project is: Mark O’Connor Telephone: 613 991-9873 Contracting Authority for this project is: Marc Bédard marc.bedard@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca Telephone: 613 993-2274