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Cleaning and Disinfecting Services for various locations in Nova Scotia

Solicitation number 21201-22-3981076

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/02/28 13:00 EST

Last amendment date


    This requirement is for: The Correctional Service of Canada, two (2) institutions and one (1)Community
    Correctional Centre (CCC) located in Nova Scotia, Atlantic Region, Canada.
    Trade agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), World Trade Organisation-Agreement on
    Government Procurement (WTO-AGP), Canada Ukraine Free-Trade Agreement (CUFTA), Canada Korea
    Trade Agreement (CKTA), Canada free trade agreements with Chile/Colombia/Honduras/Panama,
    Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement, Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade
    Agreement (CETA) and Canada-United Kingdom Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA),
    Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP).
    Tendering procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid.
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: lowest priced compliant bid.
    Set-aside under the Procurement Strategy for Indigenous Business:
    This procurement is not subject
    to any set-asides for Indigenous Suppliers.
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: This procurement is not subject to a Comprehensive Land
    Claims Agreement.
    Security Requirements: This contract does not include security requirement.
    Nature of Requirements:
    The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) requires a Contractor to provide, as and when requested,
    enhanced cleaning and disinfecting services at the following locations in response to possible
    contamination from COVID-19
    Objective : The Contractor must provide enhanced cleaning and disinfecting services for CSC’s facilities,
    as and when requested, in response to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, in accordance with
    the recommendations of the Public Health Agency of Canada.
    The facilities targeted by this Standing Offer have housed or are currently housing individuals who tested
    positive for COVID-19. Other facilities have not housed any COVID-19 positive individuals and require
    cleaning and disinfecting services as a preventive measure.
    Deliverables: The Contractor must provide cleaning and disingfecting services at the following locations:
     Springhill Institution located in the town of Springhill, Nova Scotia
     Nova Institution located in the town of Truro, Nova Scotia
     Jamieson Community Correctional Center located in the town of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
    The Contractor must provide cleaning and disinfecting services for CSC facilities in compliance with all
    applicable federal, provincial, territorial or municipal laws and regulations, and in accordance with Public
    Health Agency of Canada and Health Canada and other Canadian health and safety authorities’ standards
    and recommendations.
    CSC will provide a description of the specific aspects of a site in each call-up issued to the Contractor.
    When a CSC facility requires cleaning and disinfecting, the Technical Authority will send a brief description
    of the required services to the Contractor. This description will include, but is not limited to, the following:
     Period of time for which the services are requested;
     Times when the services must be performed;
     Weekly service frequency;
     Description of areas concerned.
    The Technical Authority will send the description to the Contractor by phone or email.
    For non-urgent requests, the Contractor must start the cleaning and disinfecting work within two (2) days
    after being issued a request, or in compliance with the start date indicated by the Technical Authority in
    each request.
    Term of Standing Offer:
    Period of the standing Offer: The Work is to be performed during the period of standing offer award to
    January 31st, 2023 with the option to renew for one (1) additional one-year period.
    File Number: 21201-22-3981076
    Contracting Authority:
    Jason St-Onge
    Telephone number:
    (506) 851-3093
    Facsimile number:
    (506) 851-6327
    Bidders can obtain the complete statement of work and evaluation criteria by
    downloading the solicitation document and associated documents from
    The Crown reserves the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada (English or French).
    After contract award, bidders may request a debriefing on the results of the bid solicitation process.
    Bidders should make the request to the Contracting Authority within fifteen (15) working days of receipt of
    the results of the bid solicitation process. The debriefing may be in writing, by telephone or in person.
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    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Set-Aside Program for Aboriginal Business (SPAB)
    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Ukraine Free Trade Agreement (CUFTA)
    • Canada-UK Trade Continuity Agreement (Canada-UK TCA)
    • Atlantic Procurement Agreement
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Correctional Service of Canada
    340 Laurier Ave W
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P0P9
    Contracting authority
    StOnge, Jason
    1045 rue Main
    Moncton, NB, E1C 1H1

    Buying organization(s)

    Correctional Service of Canada
    340 Laurier Ave W
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P0P9
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Standing Offer
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Nova Scotia
    Region of opportunity
    Nova Scotia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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