Janitorial Services-Nappan Farm

Solicitation number 01B46-23-124

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Closing date and time 2023/12/13 14:00 EST

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    Invitation to tender 01B46-23-124
    Janitorial Services: Nappan Farm

    Tenders for the project indicated above, will be accepted at the following address, up to the tender closing date and time indicated below: aafc.escprocurement-cseapprovisionnement.aac@agr.gc.ca

    Scope of Work:
    The Nappan Farm of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (hereinafter referred to as Canada) located
    in Nappan, Nova Scotia requires the services of a Contractor to provide cleaning services for Canada’s buildings as specified in
    this document.

    Mandatory Site Visit:
    It is mandatory 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 Kentville Research and Development Centre (Nappan Farm). Interested bidders must present themselves at the federal entrance of building 10, 4016 Hwy 302, Nappan, NS B0L 1C0 on November 29th at 11:00AM (AST). They must sign in with the commissionaire upon arrival at building 10.

    Bidders will be required to sign an attendance sheet. Bidders should confirm in their bid that they have
    attended the site visit. Bidders who do not attend the mandatory site visit or do not send a representative
    will not be given an alternative appointment and their bid will be declared nonresponsive. Any
    clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an
    amendment to the bid solicitation.

    Tender Period Closing Date and Time: December 13th 2023 at 02:00 pm (EST).

    Information requests and inquiries related to this tender process are to be directed, in writing, ONLY to the AAFC Contract Officer identified below. Bidders who contact anyone other than the AAFC Contract Officer to obtain such information during the solicitation period may, for that reason alone, be disqualified.

    It is MANDATORY for the Firms intending to submit tenders on this project to obtain the related specifications, plans and drawings, and all other tender documents through the BuyandSell service provider’s platform. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the BuyandSell service provider platform.

    AAFC reserves the right to accept any Proposal in whole or in part, without prior negotiation and reject any or all Proposals

    AAFC Contract Officer:

    Carol Rahal
    Contracts Officer
    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    2001 Robert-Bourassa, Room 671-TEN,
    Montréal, Qc H3A 3N2
    Tel.: 514-231-3209
    E-mail: carol.rahal@agr.gc.ca

    Contract duration

    The estimated contract period will be 12 month(s), with a proposed start date of 2024/02/01.

    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

    2001 Robert Bourassa, suite 671-L

    Montreal, Québec, H3A 3N2
    Contracting authority
    Carol Rahal
    (514) 231-3209
    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
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - UNSPSC
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