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CHARS - Hydrogeologic-Geotechnical Investigation

Solicitation number EV385-230864/B

Publication date

Closing date and time 2022/09/27 16:00 EDT

    Trade Agreement: CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: Yes
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Trade Agreement: CFTA/Canada-Chile/ Canada-Columbia / Canada-Honduras / Canada-Korea / Canada-Panama / Canada-Peru
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    ompetitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall Proposal
    Nunavut Land Claim Agreement: Yes - This procurement is subject to the Agreement Between the Inuit of the Nunavut Settlement Area and Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada
    This solicitation is limited for bidding among firms registered on the Inuit Firm Registry (IFR). 
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Requirement EV385-230864/B - Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) Hydrogeological - Geotechnical Investigation
    Public Works & Government Services Canada (PWGSC) requires the services of a Geotechnical/Engineering firm (Consultant), acting as the Prime Consultant with a multi-disciplinary team of sub-consultants for the delivery of services required for this project.
    Scope of Work (SOW):
    POLAR requires the completion of hydrogeological/geotechnical investigations to assess ground issues with settlement and excessive water seepage experienced at some of the buildings a the CHARS facility. A plan for remediation and long-term monitoring is required to limit the future collection of water draining into the sump pits and mitigate potential impacts from settlements to buildings and/or associated infrastructures.  
    Considering the location of the CHARS facility and the seasonal nature of the water infiltration to the sump pit, the site investigation needs to be completed before October 31, 2022, to ensure the ground and associated groundwater have not begun to freeze for the winter.  Alternate execution plans require review and approval.  The Departmental Representative reserves the right to reject any alternate execution plans.
    The proponent must be a firm, licensed, or eligible to be licensed to provide the necessary professional services to the full extent that may be required by law in Nunavut.
    This Request for Proposal is a 1 stage, 1 phase selection process. This means that the proponent must submit all technical information as phase 1, and at the same time, they must also submit their cost proposal in a separate sealed envelope. Ensure that information related to fees or costs are not included with the technical portion of the proposal. 
    Firms intending to submit bids on this project should obtain bid documents through the Government Electronic Tendering (GETS) service provider at  Firms that obtain bid documents from a source other than the official site run the risk of not receiving a complete package.
    Bidders are responsible for obtaining copies of bid forms, special instructions and amendments issued prior to bid closing, from the Government of Canada web site, and are to ensure they are addressed in the submitted bid. 
    his procurement contains mandatory requirements. Failure to comply may result in rejection of your bid. 
    Canada Post Corporation Connect Service (CPC): 
    This RFP allows and encourages Proponents to use the CPC Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their proposal electronically. Proponents must refer to GI16, Submission of proposal, and SRE 2, Proposal Requirements, for further information. Due to the nature of the bid solicitation, transmission of proposals by facsimile is not recommended for administrative reasons but offered to Proponents to provide an alternative opportunity in case of incompatibility or inability to transmit by CPC Connect service.
    Proposals must be submitted only to the Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) Bid Receiving Unit specified below by the date and time indicated on page 1 of the bid solicitation: 
    Bid Receiving Public Works and Government Services Canada
    Canada Place, Suite 1000
    9700 Jasper Avenue
    Edmonton AB, T5J 4C3 
    Note: Proposals will not be accepted if emailed directly to this email address. This email address is to be used to open an CPC Connect conversation, as detailed in General Instructions, or to send proposals through an CPC Connect message if the proponent is using its own licensing agreement for epost Connect.
    Facsimile number: 1-418-566-6167
    **Effective immediately:
    Due to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic and to encourage physical distancing, the bid receiving unit in Edmonton will remain open but with limited staff and limited hours: Monday and Thursday 9 am to 11 am and Tuesday 9 am to 2 pm (local time). 
    Due to limited staff available, bidders are strongly encouraged to transmit their bids electronically using the CPC Connect service instead of any of the other methods of bid delivery that are available should the solicitation allow.
    Please monitor closely as changes to bid closing dates may be necessary. 
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    Inquiries are to be directed to: 
    Vinay Singh
    PWGSC Procurement Specialist
    Telephone No - 587-341-8025
    The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.
    Documents may be submitted in either official language of 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.
    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

    • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
    • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
    • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
    • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)

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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
    Singh, Vinay
    (587) 341-8025 ( )
    (418) 566-6167
    Canada Place / Place du Canada
    10th Floor /10e étage
    9700 Jasper Ave / 9700 ave Jasper
    Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 4C3

    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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    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    Nunavut Territory
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding
    Selection criteria
    Highest Combined Rating of Technical Merit and Price

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