Janitorial Services

Solicitation number 5000053936

Publication date

Closing date and time 2021/11/19 15:00 EST

Last amendment date



    Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)

    Canada Centre for Inland Waters (CCIW)

    & Wastewater Technology Centre (WTC)

    867 Lakeshore Road, P.O. Box 5050

    Burlington, Ontario, L7R 4A6


    • CCIW - Building known as CCIW (Canada Centre for Inland Waters) main building complex with gross floor area of 45,557 m2
    • WTC - Building known as Wastewater Technology Centre (WTC) with gross floor area of 2,610 m2
    • North Annex - a two (2) story blocked building, north of Wastewater Technology Building (WTC), with gross floor area of 289 m2
    • Trailer complex #1, located on south/west side of CCIW with gross floor area of 88 m2
    • Trailer complex #2, located on south/west side of CCIW with gross floor area of 146 m2
    • Trailer complex #4 Bluebox, located on south/west side of CCIW with gross floor area of 232 m2
    • Trailer complex #5 located on south/west side of CCIW with gross floor area of 220 m2
    • CCIW Third (3rd) Floors, which are mechanical floors
    • CCIW Eight (8th) Floor (Penthouse)
    • WTC Third (3rd) Floor (Penthouse)


    • Materials and equipment required for the performance of the contract, such as mobile floor machines, “caution - wet floor” cones, all bags including garbage, compost and recycling bags, HEPA vacuum cleaners, brooms, mops (wet and dry), ladders, dusting cloths, pails, scrubbing brushes, cloths, scrapers, soaps, scouring materials, detergents, spray deodorants, disinfectants, polishing materials, such as waxes and applicators, etc., will be supplied by the Contractor. The Contractor is responsible to ensure that adequate supplies are available and on site at all times.
    • There are 60 Touch free hand sanitizer dispensers located throughout the CCIW & WTC site that require the contractor to supply the refills and batteries as required. These stations must be checked weekly
    • Washroom supplies consisting of toilet paper, hand soap, liquid soap, paper hand towels, deodorizers (pucks) for urinals, deodorizers for wall units, plastic green and clear garbage/compost bags, will be provided by the Contractor. 
    • All cleaning machinery and equipment shall be maintained.
    • The Contractor shall list in his tender document all equipment to be used on site and advise the S.S.A. or designate in writing of any changes made during the contract and receive prior approval from the S.S.A. or designate to implement changes for the duration of this contract.
    • Storage space will be provided for the containment of the Contractor's equipment/supplies and the Contractor shall use these facilities exclusively and shall not store equipment or supplies elsewhere on site. 
    • Electricity and hot water required by the Contractor in the execution of janitorial services will be provided. The contractor shall ensure all lights not designated for safety and security are turned off after cleaning operations are completed.
    • The Contractor must use products of an environmental friendly nature.
    • Upon award of the contract, the contractor must remove all the washroom’s (CCIW, WTC, Portables, North Annex) paper towel and soap dispensers in CCIW, WTC, Portables,& North Annex. These units to be replace with touch free units (approximately 85 soap dispensers and 60 paper towel dispensers).Contractor to ensure the supplies and the batteries for these units are included for the duration of this contract.

    Mandatory Site Visit

    It is mandatory that the Bidder or a representative of the Bidder visit the work site. Arrangements have been made for the site visit to be held at the Canada Centre for Inland Waters, 867 Lakeshore Road, Burlington, Ontario, L7S 1A1 on November 3, 2021. The site visit will begin at 10:00am, at the front security desk.

    Bidders must communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than November 2, 2021 at 15:00h to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. Bidders will be required to sign an attendance sheet. Bidders should confirm in their bid that they have attended the site visit. Bidders who do not attend the mandatory site visit or do not send a representative will not be given an alternative appointment and their bid will be declared non-responsive. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation

    Bidders visiting ECCC sites are expected to comply with all current federal and provincial public health legislation.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Environment Canada
    Contracting authority
    Davis, Shawn

    Buying organization(s)

    Environment Canada
    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
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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