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Stage 1 - East Gate Landslide Check Dams - Glacier National Park

Solicitation number 5P468-23-0023/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2023/04/03 16:00 EDT



    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.


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    This is a two stage selection process. Bidders responding to this selection process are requested to submit a bid in two stages. This posting is the first stage (Stage One) of a two-stage solicitation process: the first stage will evaluate the qualifications of all interested suppliers; the second stage (Stage Two) will invite the qualified suppliers to provide a financial bid on the project based on the specifications and drawings.

    Following the evaluation of the submissions of Stage One, bidders will be advised of their qualification result and the status of the tender. Stage Two Bidders will be provided an INVITATION TO TENDER (ITT) for the financial evaluation in relation to the specifications and drawings.


    Parks Canada requires a contractor for the supply of logs and the construction of two timber check dams. In addition, the supply and installation of a network of French drains in the sub-soil of a slow-moving active landslide are requested. The broadcast seeding of balsam poplar seeds on the slope at an elevation over 500 m above the roadway are proposed to promote live silt fencing in addition to mountain alder staking. The site is active landslide and debris flow adjacent to the Trans-Canada Highway in Glacier National Park. Work also includes, danger tree identification and removal, repair of existing log check dams and further diversion of water within the landslide catchment.

    To assist with bonding and insurance requirements, this project is estimated at a value between $500,001 > $ 1,000,000, Taxes extra.


    Contractor shall perform and complete the Work no later than September 8, 2023. 


    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 5 business 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.


    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 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

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    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Parks Canada
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    Contracting authority
    Carmen Song

    Buying organization(s)

    Parks Canada
    30 Victoria Street
    Gatineau, Quebec, J8X 0B3
    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.

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