Increased fitness training capacity - new gymnasium

Solicitation number SN001489_69593

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/01/15 14:00 EST




    DEFENCE CONSTRUCTION CANADA (DCC) – Project # SN001489_69593 – Increasing physical training capacity - new gymnasium, St-Jean Garrison (QC)

    The work includes, but is not limited to, the supply of labour, material, supervision and equipment necessary for the construction of a new gymnasium involving, among other things, selective demolition, renovation and expansion of building B-182 (Sports Centre sector), demolition of Building B-131, and construction of a new field house gymnasium adjacent to Building B-182 and others related works.

    The Plans and Specifications (P&S) for this opportunity may be ordered from MERX by logging on their website: or by calling 1 (800) 964-MERX (6379). The P&S are also available for viewing at the local Construction Association.

    Amendments to the tender documents should be obtained from MERX AS AMENDMENTS OBTAINED FROM OTHER SOURCES MAY NOT BE THE LATEST.

    Bids from bidders whose name does not appear on the official list of bidders who ordered the tender documents, may be declared invalid.

    A site visit has been arranged for the following date, time and location.

    Date: October 29th, 2018

    Time: 13:00 hours, local time.

    Location: Defence Construction Canada, Building H-102, Room 129, 35 Chemin du Grand-Bernier, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu (QC) J0J 1R0

    The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the order of $25 000 000,00

    Bidders are advised that bid and contract security is required when the advertised budget (estimated cost for this opportunity) is greater than $100,000. Refer to the Instructions to Tenderers (Form DCL193), paragraph 5.

    The Work must reach Substantial Completion no later than 900 calendar days after notification of contract award and must be completed no later than 60 calendar days after the date of Substantial Completion.

    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 Organization Screening (DOS), issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). Details concerning the Security Requirements for this project are identified in the Tender Documents.

    The tender closing date is: January 15, 2019

    The tender closing time is: 14:00 hours, local time.

    Sealed tenders will be received at the following location:

    Defence Construction Canada

    Quebec Regional Office

    2030, Pie IX Blvd, Suite 224

    Montreal (QC)

    H1V 2C8

    Fax No.: (514) 283-8347

    Please note that the tender results for this project are available from the Bid Opening Office and from the DCC Site at telephone 514-844-4000 poste 4514.

    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. Questions will need to be emailed at

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    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • 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
    Francis Belanger
    418-844-4000 ext 4514

    Buying organization(s)

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