Solicitation number W2037-170054/A

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Closing date and time 2016/11/15 14:00 EST

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    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
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    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Weaver, Tammy
    Telephone No. - (613) 484-1809 (    )
    Fax No. - (613) 545-8067 (    )
    The Department of National Defence (DND) requires qualified civilian Canopy Relative Work (CRW)/Freefall Parachute Instructors and Freefall/CRW Camera Persons to support the Canadian Armed Forces Parachute Team (CAFPT). The CAFPT requires highly specialized instructors to train members of the CAFPT cadre into competent CRW instructors and to augment these instructors to support a 1:1 training ratio throughout its main training camp. Further, there is also a requirement to have contractors that have experience producing professional quality video and still photography of each training session for video debriefs and promotional products as well as provide instruction on free-fall photography and filmography.
     The CAFPT, The SkyHawks, is renowned for their signature Canopy Relative Work parachute performances and daring displays of aerial acrobatics, precision and teamwork. Over the past 45 years The SkyHawks have performed for more than 75 million spectators across North America and around the world including Japan, France, Australia and Mexico while flying their "Canada flag" parachutes. A sub-unit of the Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre (CAAWC) based in Trenton, Ontario, the team acts as ambassadors of the Canadian Armed Forces at special events, and air shows, sporting and community events with its mission being public relations for both the Canadian Army and the Canadian Armed Forces as a whole.
    The contract for the Instructors and the camera persons will be in place from contract award to 31 Dec 2017 with two (2) optional one year periods
    Locations are yet to be determined in The United States of America for both training camps. The climate in Canada is not suitable for consistent, high tempo parachute training during the training dates available to the CAFPT.  The Contractor(s) must be in possession of valid passports and able to travel The United States of America. Obtaining passports are the responsibility of the Contractor.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Weaver, Tammy
    (613) 484-1809 ( )
    (613) 545-8067
    Kingston Procurement
    Des Acquisitions Kingston
    86 Clarence Street, 2nd floor
    Kingston, Ontario, K7L 1X3

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
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    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Commodity - GSIN
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