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Kingston, Ontario - LaSalle Causeway Electrical & Mechanical Maintainence Services

Solicitation number EQ754-210548/C

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/02/01 14:00 EST

    Trade Agreement: CETA/WTO-AGP/CPTPP/CFTA/FTAs with Peru/Colombia/Panama/Korea/UK
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Kingston, Ontario - LaSalle Causeway Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance Services
    Kwan, Isaac 
    Telephone No. - (343) 573-3068
    Kingston, Ontario
    LaSalle Causeway Bridge Electrical & Mechanical Maintenance
    This bid solicitation cancels and supersedes previous bid solicitation number EQ754-210548/A dated October 29, 2020 with a closing of December 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM EST. A debriefing or feedback session will be provided upon request to bidders who bid on the previous solicitation.
    Due to the impacts from the COVID-19 pandemic, temporary measures are being taken on-site at the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit to encourage social distancing. The health and safety of staff and suppliers remains our top priority. 
    Suppliers are required to submit bids electronically using the Canada Post epost Connect application for the subject bid solicitation. This service allows suppliers to submit bids, offers and arrangements electronically to PWGSC Bid Receiving Units. This online service enables the electronic transfer of large files up to Protected B level.
    To use epost Connect to submit your bid, or to get more information on its use, please send an email to the Ontario Region Bid Receiving Unit’s generic address at 
    Faxed and hard copy (submitted in person or via mail/courier) bids will not be accepted for the subject bid solicitation.
    This requirement is subject to the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for Supplier Personnel. Failure to complete and provide the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Certification as part of the bid will render the bid non-responsive.
    The work under this contract is for electrical maintenance services, and heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) maintenance services to be provided at the LaSalle Causeway Bascule Bridge in Kingston, Ontario as detailed in Annex A - Statement of Work. The bascule bridge if part of the LaSalle Causeway, which carries Highway 2 traffic across the Cataraqui River. 
    The period of the resulting contract will be for two (2) years.
    There are security requirements associated with this requirement. For additional information, consult Part 6 - Security, Financial and Other Requirements, and Part 7 - Resulting Contract Clauses. For more information on personnel and organization security screening or security clauses, Bidders should refer to the Contract Security Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada ( website.
    There will be a site visit on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at 11:00 AM EST. Interested bidders are to meet in the parking lot of the LaSalle Causeway Bascule Bridge.
    Bidders should register with the Contracting Officer, Isaac Kwan at or Ricky Chan at, to confirm attendance and provide the name of the person who will attend by 11:00 AM EST on Tuesday, January 18, 2022. Bidders must also complete and submit the COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement Certification found in Section 2.6 Optional Site Visit of the solicitation.
    Safety Attire: In order to be guaranteed access to the site visit all persons should have the proper personal protection equipment (face covering/non-medical mask, safety glasses, footwear, vests and hard hats etc.). Contractor`s personnel/individuals who do not have the proper safety attire may be denied access to the site.
    Bidders who do not confirm attendance, provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend, or who do not complete and submit the above certification as required will not be allowed access to the site. Bidders will be requested to sign an attendance sheet. No alternative appointment will be given to bidders who do not attend or do not send a representative. Bidders who do not participate in the visit will not be precluded from submitting a bid. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation.
    1. Only one representative from each company permitted, to a maximum of 10 people including PSPC or other representatives.
    2. Bidders will meet at LaSalle Causeway Bridge office building entrance.
    3. Departmental Representative will take attendance.
    4. Departmental Representative will lead bidders through the bridge and control room allowing bidders to view the existing conditions. 
    NOTE: As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the following precautions are mandatory during the site visit:
    1. Wear a non-medical masks/face covering at all times while outside of vehicle.
    2. Maintain 2m social distancing at all time.
    3. Observe proper hand hygiene while on site. Sanitize hands before entering the building and after exiting. Attendees should bring hand sanitizer.
    4. Attendance will be taken by Bidders announcing their name and Departmental Representative recording (no list passed around).
    5. Bidder self-screening and declaration that not ill is required at arrival.
    6. Avoid social greetings (e.g. shaking hands). 
    Bids will be assessed in accordance with the entire requirement of the bid solicitation including the technical evaluation criteria. An evaluation team composed of representatives of Canada will evaluate the bids.
    Basis of selection: A bid must comply with all requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.
    Bidders must meet all the mandatory requirements specified in the tender document.  Failure to comply with any or all the mandatory requirements will render the bid non-compliant and no other consideration will be given to the bid.
    All enquiries of a technical and contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Officer, Isaac Kwan:
    Telephone:  (343) 573-3068
    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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    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Kwan, Isaac
    (343) 573-3068 ( )
    () -
    Ontario Region
    10th Floor, 4900 Yonge Street
    Toronto, Ontario, M2N 6A6

    Buying organization(s)

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Bidding details

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