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Solicitation number APN# W6837-19-4725

Publication date

Closing date and time 2019/12/30 13:00 EST


    Advance Procurement Notice
    For the Inspection, Testing, Maintenance and Minor Repair (ITM)
    of Fire Detection and Suppression Systems for the Department of National Defence
    (with Security Requirements)
    Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice
    This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of potential projects with anticipated security requirements to provide interested Consultants/Contractors and Sub-consultants/Sub-Contractors an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that this project will proceed.
    Description of the Project
    Services and deliverables for the inspection, testing, maintenance and minor repairs of various fire protection systems at CFB Kingston.
    Description of the Services
    Work associated with the Fire Safety ITM may include, but not be limited to, annual and monthly inspection, testing, maintenance and minor repair of fire detection and suppression systems (fire alarm systems, fire detection and extinguishing systems including wet chemical, fire pumps, and fire booster pumps) for the Department of National Defence (DND).
    It is anticipated that the solicitation for this requirement may be initiated in early summer 2020, with commencement of services in September 2020, conditional on the project receiving approval to procced by DND.
    The estimated cost for these services is estimated to be in the rough order of $2.4 Million over a 4-year period (approx. $600,000.00 per year).
    Security Requirements
    Consultants/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 Service and Procurement Canada (PSPC).
    Sub-consultants/sub-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 Service and Procurement Canada (PSPC).
    Contractor/Consultant personnel requiring access to sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of SECRET, or RELIABILITY STATUS, as required, granted or approved by CISD.
    Consultants/Contractors and Sub-consultants/Sub-Contractors that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting a proposal for procurements that may fall under this project 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: Consultants/Contractors and Sub-consultants/Sub-Contractors are asked to submit their request prior to December 30, 2019 quoting the following information:

    •  Contract number W6837-19-4725 and
    • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.

    Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be addressed to:
    Telephone Number: (613) 998-8974; or
    Email address:
    Any questions relating to the Project can be addressed to:
    Cameron King
    Regional Service Line Leader, Contract Services
    Defence Construction Canada
    613-384-1256 ext. 225

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • 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
    Cameron King
    613-384-1254, Ext. 225
    Suite 200 - 623 Fortune Crescent
    Kingston, ON, K7P 0L5

    Buying organization(s)

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

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Region of opportunity
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

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