Mechanical Services - LETHBRIDGE Research and Development Centre

Solicitation number 01R11-24-C033A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/11/14 12:00 EST

Last amendment date


    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s Lethbridge Research and Development Centre at 5403 1st Avenue South, Lethbridge, AB requires a Contractor to provide Mechanical Services on an “as and when requested basis”.

    This bid solicitation is to establish a contract with task authorizations (TA) for the delivery of the requirement detailed in the bid solicitation, to the Identified Users.

    The period of the contract will be for 1 calendar year with the possibility to extend the Contract for 3 additional 1 year periods. The anticipated start date is December 1, 2023.

    Security Requirements
    There are security requirements associated with this requirement. The contractor/offeror personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must each hold a valid RELIABILITY STATUS, granted or approved by AAFC.

    Optional Site Visit Information
    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 on Tuesday, October 24, 2023 at 10:00 am MDT.

    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Site Authority no later than Monday, October 23, 2023 at 12:00 pm MDT to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend.

    To confirm your attendance, please contact: Brad Patterson, Facility Manager, Phone: (403) 317-3318 or .

    Mandatory Technical Requirements
    Bids will be assessed in accordance with the entire requirement of the bid solicitation including the technical and financial evaluation criteria.

    Basis of selection: A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.

    Bids shall be submitted using the CPC Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit bids electronically. Bids must be submitted only to Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) Bid Receiving Unit by the date, time and place indicated in the bid solicitation:

    Refer to the attached solicitation documents to obtain further information.

    Canada retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement.

    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

    Natalie O’Neill, Contracting Specialist
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    Western Service Centre
    300 – 2010 12th Avenue
    Regina, SK S4P 0M3
    Telephone: 306-807-8740
    E-mail address:

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    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2023/12/01.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)

    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

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

    300 - 2010 12th Avenue

    Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 0M3
    Contracting authority
    Natalie O'Neill
    (306) 807-8740
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Contract duration
    12 month(s)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Variations or combinations of the above methods

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