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Medical Evacuation Transportation Services in Canada Source List

Solicitation number DND/D Maj Proc 8 - 2020-001

Publication date

Closing date and time 2020/04/30 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date



    1. Background

    The Department of National Defence (DND) moves materiel and personnel domestically and internationally on an as required basis to support operations. DND accomplishes this task primarily through its own means but also contracts directly with Industry.

    DND wants to create a Source List of pre-qualified service providers and brokers that can perform Medical Evacuation Transportation Services in Canada, including, but not limited to, the transportation of affected patients.

    The Medical Evacuation Transportation Services include all air and ground transportation, and all in transit medical care. DND would compete requirements within Canada with the established Source List.

    2. Source List

    DND is soliciting industry applications to create a Source List for Medical Evacuation Transportation Services in Canada.

    3. Validity Period

    DND’s 2020 Medical Evacuation Transportation Services in Canada Source List will remain valid for a two year period, beginning May 4th, 2020.

    4. Application Process

    To be included in the Source List, Applicants must address all qualifying criteria in the appropriate Application Form at Section 5.

    Applications submitted by April 30th will be reviewed immediately and successful applicants included in the appropriate Source List effective May 4th 2020. Applications submitted after April 30th will be reviewed by DND as time and resources permit and once approved will be included in the Source List for the remainder of the validity period.

    DND reserves the right to:

    (a) seek clarification from the applicant on any or all aspects of the document(s) submitted in response to this solicitation; 

    (b) cancel this solicitation at any time; and

    (c) reissue this solicitation.

    5. Source List Applications:

    1. Annex A -Medical Evacuation Transportation Services in Canada Application

    Notes :

    1. Be aware that some DND Medical Evacuation Transportation requirements arise on an urgent basis and may require contracted airlift within a less than 24 hour time frame.
    2. When DND charters an aircraft, it is for the entire aircraft, which must be dedicated to the sole use of DND.
    3. Be advised that DND may conduct a credit check and/or security check of the Company and its Principals.

    6. Planning Considerations

    If a service provider /broker is found to be in breach of Contract, in addition to any other remedy available to the Crown, temporary or permanent removal from the relevant Source List(s) may result.

    Transportation services are exempt from the provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP). The Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA) applies.

    7. Submissions

    Service providers and broker wishing to be considered for inclusion in one of these DND Medical Evacuation Transportation Services Source List must forward their application to Sylvain Beaulieu by email.

    Mr. Sylvain Beaulieu

    Attention: D Maj Proc 8-3-1

    Telephone: 343-549-3277 


    Amendment 1- To publish the Questions and Answers –Part 1

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    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
    Contracting authority
    Beaulieu, Sylvain
    National Defence Headquarters
    MGen GR Pearkes Bldg
    101 Colonel By Drive
    Ottawa, K1A 0K2

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Invitation to Qualify
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Region of opportunity
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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