Maintenance on CanadaBuys website

The CanadaBuys website will be down for scheduled maintenance at the times listed below. We apologize for any inconvenience.  

  • Sunday, May 26, 7:45pm until 9:45 pm (Eastern Time) 

Request for Standing Offer for Snow Removal Services - AAFC, Beaverlodge Research Farm

Solicitation number 01R11-16-S015

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/11/13 15:00 EST



    The Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Beaverlodge Research Farm at 720 Research Road, Beaverlodge, Alberta has a requirement for an Equipment Operator to provide labour, tools and equipment, transportation and supervision necessary for Snow Removal Services "as and when required".

    The Contractor will be required to provideClearing and removing snow from roadways and parking lots around the buildings on the farm; Sanding roads and parking lots; Regular Service, ″as required″ prior to 07:30 am throughout the weekdays; and On Call Service, ″when requested″ by AAFC.


    The Beaverlodge Research Farm is located approximately one mile east of the Town of Beaverlodge and serves as a sub-station to the Lacombe Research Centre. The Research Farm operates on a five day basis from 0800 to 1630 hrs, although some experiments are conducted around the clock over extended periods of time.

    Snowfall in northern Alberta is extremely heavy and very unpredictable. AAFC requires a Standing offer for Snow Removal services to keep the roadways/ lots at this facility accessible and safe for staff and the public.


    The services required are detailed in the RFSO document, Appendix B. Canada intends to complete the rating of submissions received and award a Standing Offer as soon as possible after closing. This will be a Standing Offer for One (1) year, with an Option to extend for up to Two (2), additional One (1) year options.


    Bidders have the option to view the site prior to October 29, 2015 by pre-arranging an appointment with the Facility Manager.

    * Firms intending to submit bids on this project should obtain bid documents through the GETS service provider at . Firms that obtain bid documents from a source other than the official site run the risk of not receiving a complete package.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • No trade agreements are applicable to this solicitation process

    Partner with another business

    The functionality to add your company name to the list of interested businesses is temporarily unavailable.

    This list does not replace or affect the tendering procedures for this procurement process. Businesses are still required to respond to bid solicitations, and to compete based on the set criteria. For more information please read the Terms of use.

    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
    Contracting authority
    Melissa Smith
    2010 12th Avenue, Room 300
    Regina, SK, S4P 0M3

    Buying organization(s)

    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
    1341 Baseline Road
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0C5
    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.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added

    Access the Getting started page for details on how to bid, and more.

    Eligibility and terms and conditions

    Government of Canada tender and awards notices, solicitation documents, and other attachments are fully accessible and available free of charge and without having to register on CanadaBuys.

    Information may be available on another source prior to being available on CanadaBuys. You may have received this information through a third-party distributor. The Government of Canada is not responsible for any tender notices and/or related documents and attachments not accessed directly from

    Government of Canada tender or award notices carry an OpenGovernment License - Canada that governs its use. Related solicitation documents and/or tender attachments are copyright protected. Please refer to our terms and conditions page for more information.

    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Standing Offer
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
    Click the links below to see a list of notices associated with the GSIN codes.

    Support for small and medium businesses

    If you have questions about this tender opportunity, please contact the contracting officer, whose information is found in the Contact information tab. 

    Refer to our Support page if you need help or have questions about the government procurement process, including how to bid or how to register in SAP Ariba. You can also contact Procurement Assistance Canada, which has offices across Canada.


    Date modified: