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Construction of an extension of the existing medical and dental clinic

Solicitation number HQ1207DC-75653

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/08/17 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    ******Tenderers are advised that the closing date has been extended to August 17, 2021. Closing time remain unchanged.*****

    Construction of an extension of the existing medical and dental clinic

    DEFENCE CONSTRUCTION CANADA (DCC) – Project No. HQ1207DC_75653 – Construction of an extension of the existing medical and dental clinic, CFB Valcatier (QC)

    The work includes, but is not necessarily limited to, the supply of labour, material, supervision and equipment necessary for the construction of an extension of the existing medical and dental clinic, with a dimension of approximately 6,500 m2 and aiming LEED V4 Silver certification, located at the Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Valcartier, Quebec.

    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 local Construction Association.


    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 and location.

    Date: May 20, 2021

    Location: Defence Construction Canada, Valcartier Garrison, De la Victoire Street, Building VC72, Room 104, Courcelette (QC) G0A 4Z0

    *In view of the current COVID-19 pandemic, DCC will limit the number of tenderers simultaneously presents onsite. Consequently, tenderers will be required to communicate by email with DCC’s contact person identified in this notice, no later than May 19, 2021 17:00, in order to be granted an appointment for the visit. Please indicate if more than one person will be present.

    **Tenderers are advised that it is mandatory to wear a mask during the site visit.

    The estimated cost for this opportunity is in the range of $21,000,000.00

    The Work must reach Substantial Completion no later than 910 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 Contract Security Program (CSP), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). Details concerning the Security Requirements for this project are identified in the Tender Documents.

    Please note that the preliminary tender results for this project will be available on MERX.

    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.

    The STANDARD CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT DOCUMENTS (DCL250), including the Instructions to Tenderers for Electronic Bidding - (Form DCL 193E), form part of the Tender Package by reference. A hard copy of these documents can be ordered from MERX or downloaded from the DCC website at

    Bidders can obtain contract award results from the DCC website at

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    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)

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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 Bélanger

    Buying organization(s)

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