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Solicitation number M7594-230161/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/05/10 14:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    HARD BODY ARMOUR - GD - 10x12
    Ferron, Nathalie
    The Proposed Procurement will occur in two phases.  Phase 1 is an expression of interest by the Interested Bidders.  Phase 2 is the solicitation with the specific details of the requirement.  Additional information regarding the phases can be found below and attached.
    Canada reserves the right to modify, change, or terminate, at its sole discretion, any or all of the phases of the Proposed Procurement at any time during the Proposed Procurement period. Given that this Proposed Procurement may be cancelled by Canada, it may not result in any of the subsequent procurement processes described in this document.
    The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has an urgent requirement for 500 sets of Hard Body Armour, General Duty, Level III+, 10 x 12” in accordance with RCMP Specification G.S. 1045-330 dated 2022-04-06.  The requirement also includes 1000 sets of Hard Body Armour, General Duty, Level III+, 10 x 12” to be ordered as and when requested within 24 months of contract award.
    This requirement is open to all bidders; the requirement will not be limited to Canadian Goods.
    Phase 1 of the Proposed Procurement (Expression of Interest):
    To participate in this requirement, Interested Bidders must express their interest by:
    a) completing the attached SUBMISSION OF INTEREST form;
    b) completing and demonstrating they meet the attached CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION; and 
    c) signing the attached NON-DISCLOSURE AGREEMENT.
    Interested Bidders must send the Phase 1 documentation (a, b and c) via email to the Contracting Authority by the NPP closing date.  Documentation sent via email to the Contracting Authority will be the only accepted means for Interested Bidders to participate in the requirement.  Documentation sent by any other means will not be considered.  
    If any information is missing from the Phase 1 documentation after the NPP closing date, the Contracting Authority will inform the Interested Bidders of a timeframe within which to provide the information. If the Interested Bidders fail to provide the information within the timeframe, their Phase 1 documentation will not be considered. 
    Canada will not be responsible for any failure attributable to the transmission or receipt of the Phase 1 documentation. 
    Enquiries regarding this Proposed Procurement must be submitted via email to the Contracting Authority no later than three (3) calendar days before the NPP closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.
    Canada will accept submissions and enquiries in either official language of Canada.
    Canada is not responsible and will not assume any liabilities whatsoever for the information found on websites of third parties. In the event an NPP would be amended, Canada will not be sending notifications. Canada will post all amendments, including significant enquiries received and their replies, using It is the sole responsibility of the Interested Bidders to regularly consult for the most up-to-date information. Canada will not be liable for any oversight on the Interested Bidders part nor for notification services offered by a third party.
    Phase 2 of the Proposed Procurement (Request for Proposal): 
    All Interested Bidders that met all of the requirements in Phase 1 will receive a copy of the Request for Proposal, the specifications and any other associated documentation (the solicitation package) in Phase 2. 
    The Contracting Authority will send the solicitation package, at the same time, directly to the Interested Bidders by email after the NPP closing date.
    Basis of selection: Lowest cost per point
    Canada retains the right to negotiate with any supplier on any procurement.
    All enquiries related to this Notice must be addressed in writing to:
    Nathalie Ferron
    Contracting Authority
    Public Services and Procurement Canada
    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

    Refer to the description above for full details.

    Trade agreements

    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)

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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
    Ferron, Nathalie
    (873) 355-9449 ( )
    L'Esplanade Laurier,
    East Tower 7th Floor
    140 O'Connor
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0R5

    Buying organization(s)

    Royal Canadian Mounted Police
    73 Leikin Dr
    Ottawa, Ontario, K1AOR2
    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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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Information
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Ontario (except NCR)
    National Capital Region (NCR)
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price
    Commodity - GSIN
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