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Base Garbage Pickup and Disposal Contract - CFB Suffield, Alberta

Solicitation number SD193011_SC80039

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/09/26 16:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    DEFENCE CONSTRUCTION CANADA (DCC) – SD193011 – Base Garbage Pickup and Disposal Contract located at CFB Suffield, Alberta

    The work includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the supply of labour, material, supervision and equipment necessary to provide Garbage collection disposal and Recycling Services on a regularly scheduled basis, for CFB Suffield, Alberta.

    All tender documents for this opportunity may be ordered from MERX by logging on their website (MERX : Find New Contracts, Bids & Tenders for Canadian Businesses) or by calling 1 (800) 964-MERX (6379).


    Bids from bidders whose names do not appear on the list of bidders who ordered the tender documents may be declared invalid.

    A scheduled Non-Mandatory Site Tour will be held at the following date, time, and location. It is highly recommended that bidders attend this Site Tour:
    Date: August 23, 2023
    Time: 2:00 pm (local Time, MDT)
    Location: Pass Office (Building R46) in Ralston, Alberta
    (See Appendix 2 - Ralston Map)

    Those bidders wishing to attend the scheduled site tour are requested to contact the DCC office at (403) 544-4562 or preferred email to , by noon on August 22, 2023 to advise of an intention to attend and to receive additional information.

    The Estimate for this opportunity is $2,473,600.00 for 2 years of Service; Extension opportunities exist, where this contract could be valued at an estimated $3,780,000.00 should the contract be extended.

    As per Acknowledgement Document, Item 7 – Bidders are advised that it is understood and agreed that in the event of their Tender being accepted within 30 (thirty) calendar days of the date and time stated for closing of tenders and their failing or refusing to carry out the contract in accordance with the terms of their Tender, their bid security, if required by the tender, (i) if in the form of a wire transfer, shall be forfeited to His Majesty the King in Right of Canada, or (ii) if in the form of a Bid Bond, the Bonding Company shall be liable in accordance with the Bond.

    The Contract will be in place from the date of Award to December 31, 2025. Following Contract award, the Contractor will be required to progressively mobilize and be ready to commence providing Garbage Pick-up and Disposal Services on January 1, 2024, referred to as the Service Commencement date.
    The Contractor will provide Garbage Pick-up and Disposal Services for a two-year period starting from the Service Commencement date (January 1, 2024 to December 31, 2025).

    If mutually agreeable between the Contractor and DCC, the contract may be extended for up to one (1) additional one (1) year period with the same Terms and Conditions and applicable cost escalation.

    This procurement is being conducted in accordance with the requirements set out in Chapter Five of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), Chapter Ten of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Chapter Nineteen of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and the World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (GPA).

    The selected contractor will be required to hold a valid Designated Organizational Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD) within Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC). Details concerning the Security Requirements for this project are identified in the Tender Documents.

    Please note that the preliminary tender results for this project will be available on MERX.

    Inquiries relating to this solicitation are to be directed ONLY to the DCC Contracting Authority mentioned above. Bidders who contact anyone other than the DCC Contracting Authority to obtain clarifications during the solicitation period may, for that reason alone, be disqualified.

    Bidders can obtain contract award results from the DCC website at Contract Activity - Defence Construction Canada (

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 36 month(s).

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)

    Reason for limited tendering

    A contracting officer can use limited tendering for specific reasons outlined in the applicable trade agreements. The reason for this contract is described below:

    • None

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada

    13220 St. Albert Trail Ste. 302

    Edmonton, AB, T5L 4W1
    Contracting authority
    Randy Archer
    (403) 544-4683
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Not Applicable
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    36 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Lowest Price

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