Inspection and maintenance of the electrical and control systems of the Carillon Canal NHSC lock, Parks Canada

Status Awarded

Contract number 5P300-19-0241

Solicitation number 5P300-19-0241-A

Publication date

Contract award date

Contract value

CAD 150,617.00


    This contract was awarded to:

    Automation R.L.


    A control system assisted by programmable logic controllers and computers is currently installed at the Carillon Canal NHSC lock, located on the Ottawa River. The purpose of this contract is to annually preserve and ensure the integrity, efficiency and reliability of all components as well as the electrical and control equipment required for the good operation of the lock. This contract is limited to the control and electrical power aspects; structural and mechanical aspects are carried out by Parks Canada Agency.


    The period of the contract is from April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2022 inclusive.

    The Contractor grants to Canada the irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by up to three (3) additional one (1) year periods under the same conditions. The Contractor agrees that, during the extended period of the Contract, it will be paid in accordance with the applicable provisions as set out in the Basis of Payment.

    Canada may exercise this option at any time by sending a written notice to the Contractor at least thirty (30) calendar days before the expiry date of the Contract. The option may only be exercised by the Contracting Authority, and will be evidenced for administrative purposes only, through a contract amendment.


    It is recommended that the Bidder or a representative of the Bidder visit the work site. Arrangements have been made for the site visit to be held at 230, rue du Barrage, St-André d’Argenteuil QC J0V 1X0 on November 27, 2019. The site visit will begin at 10:00 a.m. (EST).

    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than November 26, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. (EST) to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. Bidders who do not attend or do not send a representative will not be given an alternative appointment but they will not be precluded from submitting a bid. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation.


    All enquiries of a technical and contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority.

    Enquiries regarding this bid must be submitted in writing and should be received no later than ten (10) business days prior to the date set for solicitation closing to allow sufficient time to provide a response. Enquiries received after that time may result in an answer NOT being provided.


    National Parks Regulations require that all work is to be performed in accordance with the ordinances, laws, rules and regulations set out in the National Park Act.

    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 . 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.

    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Business address
    3575, boul. Choquette
    St-Hyacinthe, QC, J2S 7Z8
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Commodity - GSIN

    • 5164A - Electrical Installations and Major Repairs
    • 5164AF - Electrical Inspections
    • 5164CN - Building Electrical Controls - Installation and Repair
    • JX5999 - Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Components - Repair and Overhaul
    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Parks Canada
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    Contracting authority
    Morin, Celine
    111 Water Street East
    Cornwall, ON, K6H 6S2

    Buying organization(s)

    Parks Canada
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
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