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APN - NEW BUILDING ME46, SOMME AVENUE, KINGSTON (with Security Requirements)

Solicitation number APN - IE090428DC-R2

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/03/12 14:00 EDT


    Advance Procurement Notice
    New Building ME46, Somme Avenue, Kingston, Ontario
    (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 and sub trades an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that this project will proceed.

    Description of the Project
    The project involves the construction of a multi-purpose facility located in Kingston Ontario. The facility includes functions such as: office space, maintenance bays area, wash bay, training classrooms and storage areas. The facility will be constructed to meet LEED Silver standard and will be approximately 9,400 m2 gross floor area.

    Description of the Services
    A General Contractor is required to construct the facility from a complete set of drawings and specifications. The anticipated scope of construction includes all site-works, building construction, commissioning and testing and furniture installation required for Owner beneficial occupancy. Estimated value of the project is $46,600,000.00. The tender is expected to be advertised in the summer/fall of 2020. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by DND.

    Security Requirements
    The General Contractor will be required to hold a valid FACILITY SECURITY CLEARANCE (FSC) at the level of SECRET with approved DOCUMENT SAFEGUARDING at the level of SECRET, issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). The construction firm(s) will be required to store all classified project documents on-site and will also be required to electronically process and/or store classified information using their own Information Technology (IT) equipment. 

    Sub-contractors will be required to hold a valid [DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS)] or [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). The level of security is commensurate with the sensitivity of the work site and information being accessed by the sub-contractor as outlined in Annex A.

    The attached table (Annex A – Security Clearance Matrix) summarizes the security clearance requirements for contractor, sub-contractors and personnel. Zone A includes the construction site area. Zone B includes the entire building within the construction site. Zone C represents approximately 30% of the building area.

    Contractors and sub-trades that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting a proposal/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 and sub-trades are asked to submit their request prior to March 12, 2019 quoting the following information:

    • Contract number IE090428DC-R2 and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.

    Any questions pertaining to Security or the sponsoring process through the ISP can be addressed to the following:
    Telephone Number: (613) 998-8974; or
    Email address:
    Additional information on the Industrial Security Program at PSPC can be found at:
    Any technical questions relating to this Project can be addressed to:
    Cameron King
    Regional Service Line Leader, Contract Services
    Defence Construction Canada
    613-384-1256 x225

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • 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
    King, Cameron
    613-384-1256 x225
    780 Midpark Drive
    Suite 205
    Kingston, Ontario, K7M 7P6

    Buying organization(s)

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

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Canada, Mexico, United States of America
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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