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Janitorial Services, Halifax Citadel National Historical Site

Solicitation number 5P300-22-0214/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/03/28 13:00 EDT

Last amendment date


    Description

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    Estimated quantity of commodity: Potential for multi-year services

    Duration of contract: date of contract award to 31 March 2024 inclusive

    Time frame of delivery: date of contract award to 31 March 2024 inclusive

    Any conditions for participation of suppliers not specified in solicitation documentation:

    BIDS RECEIVED BY FAX AND EMAIL WILL BE ACCEPTED AS OFFICIAL.

    Parks Canada is not currently accepting bids via SAP Ariba, you must submit your bid VIA FAX OR EMAIL AS INDICATED IN THE SOLICITATION DOCUMENT.

    BIDS RECEIVED IN-PERSON OR BY COURIER WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

    The only acceptable email address for responses to the bid solicitation is soumissionsest-bidseast@pc.gc.ca. Bids submitted by email directly to the Contracting Authority or to any email address other than soumissionsest-bidseast@pc.gc.ca will not be accepted.

    The only acceptable facsimile for responses to bid solicitations is 1-877-558-2349.

    The maximum email file size that Parks Canada is capable of receiving is 15 megabytes. The Bidder is responsible for any failure attributable to the transmission or receipt of the emailed bid due to file size.

    The Bidder should be cognisant of the size of the email as a whole, and not only the attachments. Please take into consideration that some attachments, when sent, may be resized during the email transfer. If the email size is too large, the Bidder should send the bid in multiple emails properly labeled with the solicitation number, project name, and indicate how many emails are included (ex. 1 of 2).

    Emails with links to bid documents will not be accepted. Bid documents must be sent as email attachments.

    REQUIREMENT

    Parks Canada Agency (PCA) requires janitorial services at the Halifax Citadel. Services to include, but not limited to, regular cleaning and as and when requested services through Work Authorizations. 

    PERIOD OF CONTRACT

    The period of the Contract is from the date of contract award to 31 March 2024 inclusive. 

    SECURITY REQUIREMENT

    There is a security requirement associated with this bid solicitation.

    New personnel security clearance requests will require mandatory fingerprints to initiate the criminal record check. The validity of an existing personnel security clearance issued by the Government of Canada is not affected by the change in the criminal record check process. Applicants who require a personnel security clearance are responsible for all costs associated with fingerprinting.

    OPTIONAL SITE VISIT

    It is recommended 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 Halifax Citadel, bidders are to meet at the security office inside the parade on 09 March 2023. The site visit will begin at 10:00 AST.

    Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than 12:00 AST on 07 March 2023 to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. Bidders must also complete and submit a certification.

    Bidders who do not confirm attendance, provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend, or who do not complete and submit the above certification as required will not be allowed access to the site. Bidders will be requested to sign an attendance sheet. No alternative appointment will be given to bidders who do not attend or do not send a representative. Bidders who do not participate in the visit will not be precluded from submitting a bid. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation.

    ENQUIRIES

    All enquiries of a technical and contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority.

    Enquiries regarding this solicitation must be submitted in writing and should be received no later than five (5) calendar days prior to the date set for solicitation closing to allow sufficient time to provide a response. Enquiries received after that time may result in an answer NOT being provided.

    INFORMATION

    National Parks Regulations require that all work is to be performed in accordance with the ordinances, laws, rules and regulations set out in the National Park Act.

    Bidders that consider themselves qualified to provide this Work and intend to submit bids on this project should obtain documents from the Government Electronic Tendering Service through the Government of Canada tendering service at www.canadabuys.canada.ca/en/tender-opportunities. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Government of Canada tendering service. Bidders that elect to base their bids on documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk. Late submissions will not be considered.

    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. Parks Canada has made every effort to provide equivalent documents in both official languages, however, if you find any discrepancies between the English and French documents, please notify the contract officer listed in this opportunity as soon as possible so that we can rectify the situation.

    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • World Trade Organization Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO GPA)
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
    • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Organization
    Parks Canada
    Address
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    Canada
    Contracting authority
    Creaser, Jaime
    Phone
    902-266-8592
    Email
    Jaime.Creaser@pc.gc.ca
    Address
    Halifax, NS, B3J 1S9

    Buying organization(s)

    Organization
    Parks Canada
    Address
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    Canada
    Bidding details

    Full details regarding this tender opportunity are available in the documents below. Click on the document name to download the file. Contact the contracting officer if you have any questions regarding these documents.

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added
    001
    French
    1
    001
    English
    9
    French
    3
    000
    French
    4
    000
    English
    25
    English
    14

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    Summary information

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