New Trefor Granite Curling Stones

Solicitation number W0501-150045/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2015/03/12 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: NAFTA/AIT/Canada FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama
    Tendering Procedures: 
    Attachment: None
    Non-Competitive Procurement Strategy: Exclusive Rights
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Vendor Name and Address: 
    1114127 ONTARIO LTD.
    6331 Egremont Dr.,
    R.R. #4
    Komoka Ontario
    Nature of Requirements: 
    New Trefor Granite Curling Stones
    The Department of National Defence in Oromocto, New Brunswick
    has a requirement for the supply and delivery of 4 sheets (64
    stones) of New Trefor Granite Curling Stones. The New Trefor
    Granite Curling Stones must meet the following specifications:
    New Stone Casing Granite Types - Blue Trefor & Red Trefor Granite
    New Stone Diameter - 10 7/8"
    New Stone Height - 5 3/8"
    New Stone Weight (Less Handle) - 41 lbs
    Running Surface Granite Types:
    Single Insert
    Blue Hone Granite (Side 1)
    Blue Trefor Granite (Side 2)
    Double Inserts
    Blue Hone Granite (Side 1 & 2)
    No Inserts
    Red Trefor Granite (Side 1 & 2)
    Cup Depth - 7 mm
    Running Surface Inside Cup Diameter - 124 mm
    Running Surface Width - 5.8 mm
    Sole Source Justification
    The following exception to the Government Contracts Regulations
    is invoked for this procurement under subsection 6. (d) Only one
    supplier is capable of performing the work.
    The suggested supplier is the only manufacturer of New Trefor
    Granite Curling Stones.
    GCR Exemption
    (d) Only one supplier, person or firm is capable of performing
    the contract.
    AIT Article 506
    12 (b) to ensure compatibility with existing products, to
    recognize exclusive rights, such as exclusive licences,
    copyright and patent rights, or to maintain specialized products
    that must be maintained by the manufacturer or its
    NAFTA Article 1016
    2 (b) where, for works of art, or for reasons connected with the
    protection of patents, copyrights or other exclusive rights, or
    proprietary information or where there is an absence of
    competition for technical reasons, the goods or services can be
    supplied only by a particular supplier and no reasonable
    alternative or substitute exists.
    Only known supplier
    Canada Curling Stone Co.
    6331 Egremont Dr., R.R. #4
    Komoka, ON
    N0L 1R0
    Estimated Value - $47,008.00 Cdn
    Delivery Date: on or before March 31, 2015
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    both official languages of Canada.
    Delivery Date: Above-mentioned
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    with one firm only as identified above. Should you have any
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    Contract duration

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
    • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)

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    • Exclusive Rights

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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
    MacDonald, Charline
    (506) 851-6067 ( )
    (506) 851-6759
    1045 Main Street
    1st Floor, Lobby C
    Unit 108
    Moncton, NB, E1C 1H1

    Buying organization(s)

    Department of National Defence
    101 Colonel By Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A0K2
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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Advance Contract Award Notice
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    New Brunswick
    Commodity - GSIN
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