Solicitation number RPW17045

Publication date

Closing date and time 2017/05/23 14:00 EDT


    Advance Procurement Notice

    Fire Protection and Suppression System Services

     Manitoba / Saskatchewan

    (with Security Requirements)

    Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice

    This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of a potential project with anticipated security requirements to provide interested Contractors an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that this project will proceed.

    Description of the Project

    Contractor services and deliverables are required for the Compliance Inspection, Testing and Minor Repair (ITM) of various fire protection systems located at 17 Wing Winnipeg MB; CFB Shilo MB; and Detachment Dundurn, SK and various Armories located in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

    Description of the Services

    The service contract will include, but not necessarily be limited to;

    • Annual, Semi-Annual, and Quarterly Regulatory Compliance Inspection,
    • Testing and Minor Repair (ITM) of various fire protection systems, e.g., (Fire alarm, fire detection and extinguishing systems, fire pumps, and fire booster pumps), as per applicable codes and standards.

      The rough order of magnitude value of the contract is $2,500,000 to $3,000,000 over a three year period. It is anticipated that this procurement may be initiated in late 2017. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by the DND.

      Security Requirements

      Contractors will be required to hold a valid FACILITY SECURITY CLEARANCE (FSC) at the level of SECRET, issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).


    Contractors that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting a bid for this procurement can apply for the security clearance through the Industrial Security Program (ISP). This can be done by following the procedure on DCC’s website at the following link:

    Contractors are asked to submit their request prior to May 23, 2017 quoting the following information:

    • Contract number: RPW17045; and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.

      Contractors that have been sponsored through the ISP and that are in the process of obtaining their clearance and that are interested in submitting a bid for this procurement are to send an email to contact person indicating:

    • Name of the firm
    • Contact person
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for
    • Organization number assigned by CISD (if received)


      Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be sent to the following email address:

    Telephone Number: (613) 998-8974; or

    Email address:

    Any questions relating to the Project can be addressed to:

    Shawn Helmerson

    Team Leader, Project Management

    Defence Construction Canada

    Telephone Number: 1-204-833-2500 Ext 6017

    Email Address:

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
    Contracting authority
    Helmerson, Shawn
    204-833-2500 Ext 6017

    Buying organization(s)

    Defence Construction Canada
    Constitution Square, 19th Floor, 350 Albert Street
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K3
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