Exercise Media Cell Services

Solicitation number W3915-13KE01/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2012/09/12 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: If 3+ bids offer Canadian goods/services
    other bids will not be considered
    Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Client: The client is the Centre of Excellence for Exercise
    Media Operations for the Canadian Army.
    Requirement: The Department of National Defence (DND) requires a
    Contractor to provide Exercise Media Cell services during
    exercises at CFB Wainwright, Alberta. The Contractor shall
    source, administer and supervise the civilian component of the
    Exercise Media Cell in developing video, audio, and print
    products. This capacity adds realism to Canadian Army training
    exercises. The work is fully detailed in Annex A "Statement of
    DND exercises involving an Exercise Media Cell will only occur
    at most twice per year, generally once every 8 months. An
    exercise period can be anywhere from 1 to 3 weeks in duration.
    There is a period in advance of the exercise for
    familiarization, planning and set-up. This period will not
    exceed 5 days in length. There is a period after an exercise for
    tear down, equipment cleaning and debrief. This period will not
    exceed 2 days. A  Task Authorization will identify the number of
    pre-exercise days, exercise days and post exercise days.
    Delivery Date: The first exercise is scheduled for October 2012.
    It is expected that the first Task Authorization will be from
    the 16th to the 31st October 2012. 
    Contract Period: The period of the Contract is from Date of
    Contract Award to 31 March 2013 inclusive, with the irrevocable
    option to extend the term of the Contract by up to two
    additional one year periods under the same conditions
    Trade Agreements: This requirement is subject to the Agreement
    on Internal Trade.
    The requirement is subject to a preference for Canadian goods
    and/or services.
    Please note:
    Pursuant to section 01 of Standard Instructions 2003 and 2004, a
    Consent to a Criminal Record Verification form, must be
    submitted with the bid, by the bid solicitation closing date,
    for each individual who is currently on the Bidder's Board of
    There are multiple Certifications required by bid solicitation
    closing for this requirement.
    Please direct enquiries to:
    Patrick Semple
    Telephone- 613-530-3117
    Fax  - 613-545-8067
    E-mail- patrick.semple@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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    Trade agreements

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)

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    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Semple, Patrick
    (613) 530-3117 ( )
    (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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