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Solicitation number 21C31-163452/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/05/13 14:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    Tendering Procedures: If 2+ bids offer Canadian goods/services other bids will not be considered
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Amendment 001 is raised to advise that the the bid closing date is extended from May 3, 2016 to May 13, 2016, 2:00 pm.
    This requirement is for the establishment of a Regional Individual Standing Offer (RISO) for CORCAN Industries-Correctional Service Canada for the supply of the following fabrics (end use: underpants).
    Item 1:  estimated usage/year - 40,000 metres
    White tubular waffle knit (43 cm tube), 50% polyester / 50% cotton, mass 254 g/m2.  Fabric design must be square 7x7 mm.
    Item 1a:  estimated usage/year - 140,000 metres
    White tubular waffle knit (52 cm tube), 50% polyester / 50% cotton, mass 254 g/m2 (7.5 oz/yd2).  Fabric design must be square 7x7 mm.
    Item 2:  estimated usage/year - 50,000 metres
    White 1/1 rib knit, 2-3/8" strip, cross-cut, 49% cotton / 49 polyester / 2% spandex, mass 254 g/m2  (7.5 oz/yd2).
    Item 3:  estimated usage/year - 10,000 metres
    White tubular 1/1 rib knit, 54 cm tube, 49% cotton / 49% polyester / 2% spandex, mass 254 g/m2  (7.5 oz/yd2). 
    Item 4:  estimated usage/year - 20,000 metres
    White jersey knit, 1-1/8" strip, cross-cut, 50% polyester /50% cotton, mass 175 g/m2.
    Technical Requirements:
    The items must meet the technical requirements specified at Annex "A" of the Request For Standing Offer (RFSO) and must also meet all the requirements specified at Annexes B, C and D of the RFSO within the minimum and maximum acceptable range in accordance with the Canadian General Standard Board Test Methods CAN/CGSB 4.2.
    Period of Standing Offer
    The Standing Offer will be valid from the date of issuance of the Standing Offer for a period of one (1) year with the possibility to extend for two (2) additional one-year period.
    For the first order of each item:
    Delivery of the first order of each item must be completed within 50 calendar days from the notice of approval of the productionsample.
    For subsequent orders of each item:
    Delivery must be completed within 50 calendar days from receipt of the call-up document.
    Items are to be delivered to various CORCAN Institutions such as Drummondville and/or Cowansville and/or Laval, Quebec.
    Pre-award samples and test results:
    The bidders must submit pre-award samples and laboratory test results with their bid.
    Canadian Content Policy:
    This requirement is conditionally limited to Canadian goods. If two (2) + bids offer Canadian goods, other bids will not be considered.
    To ensure a response before the bid closing date, all enquiries about this requirement must be submitted in writing and received by the Contracting Authority at least 7 calendar days prior tothe bidclosing date.  
    This PWGSC office provides procurement services to the public in both official languages.
    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.

    Contract duration

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    Trade agreements

    • 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
    Gravel, Sylvie
    (613) 240-7281 ( )
    (819) 956-5454
    11 Laurier St./ 11, rue Laurier
    6A2, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Québec, K1A 0S5

    Buying organization(s)

    Correctional Service of Canada
    340 Laurier Ave W
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1P0P9
    Bidding details

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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Quebec (except NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Selective Tendering
    Commodity - GSIN
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