Maintenance on CanadaBuys website

The CanadaBuys website will be down for scheduled maintenance at the times listed below. We apologize for any inconvenience.  

  • Friday, May 24, 7:00 pm until 11:00 pm (Eastern Time) 

  • Sunday, May 26, 7:45pm until 9:45 pm (Eastern Time) 

Fire Alarm Upgrade

Solicitation number EZ899-170812/A

Publication date

Closing date and time 2016/08/30 17:00 EDT

Last amendment date

    Trade Agreement: LCSA/AIT
    Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
    Competitive Procurement Strategy: 
    Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
    Nature of Requirements: 
    Fire Alarm Upgrade
    Penticton Airport, Penticton, BC
    Note to Tenderers:
    Drawings and Specifications are now available for viewing and downloading in a Portable Document Format (PDF) or in a standard paper version. Tenderers should note that Attachment contains the Drawings and Specifications Package (DSP) which consists of PDF files organized in an industry recognized directory structure.
    Work Description:
    Work to be performed under this Contract includes, but it is not limited to, the following items:
    1) Installation of new addressable fire alarm system and associated components in the ATB and FSS Tower buildings.
    2) Modifications and additions to the existing fire alarm system in the Fire Hall.
    3)Existing system must remain operational at all times until the transition to the fully verified replacement system is complete.
    4) At no time shall the building be without fire alarm system. If interruption of the existing system operation is required,contractor shall hire, at their cost, the services of Commissionaire(s) to provide fire watch.
    5) Connection of new fire alarm system to existing panel.
    6) Removal and disposal of existing system.
    7) Removal and disposal of redundant fire alarm devices.
    8) Commissioning and testing of all equipment installed as part of this contract.
    9) Demonstration and training of personnel as directed by the Departmental Representative, Refer to Section 01 79 00 Demonstration and Training.
    10) Engage building system control contractor for DDC tie-in.
    11) Engage fire sprinkler contractor for modifications, connection and verification to existing flow and tamper stations and included associated cost.
    12) New fire alarm system to include coordination with sprinkler, building management system, access control and security door release/interface, remote signal transmission and full integration to other existing fire alarm system at airport site.
    13) Patch, repair and paint walls and ceiling surfaces.
    OptionalSite Visit:
    Bidders are strongly recommended to visit the site prior to submitting a tender for this work and to make inquiries or investigations necessary to become thoroughly acquainted with the site as well as the nature and extent of the work.
    Asite visit will be held on the following date and time: 
    Date: August 11, 2016 
    Time: 10:00 am local time
    Location: Penticton Airport, Penticton, B.C
    Instructions: Bidders are to meet at the Security Office inside the terminal building.
    Note: Interested bidders are required to provide their name(s) to Tian Lam at no later than 24 hours prior to the site visit to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. Bidders may be requested to sign an attendance form.
    Delivery Date: 
    The Contractor shall perform and complete the work no later than twenty-four (24) weeks after contract award.
    Estimated Value: 
    To assist with bonding and insurance requirements, this project is estimated to cost between $150,000.00 and $250,000.00 (GST included)
    Tian Lam, Supply Specialist 
    Tel: (604) 775-9382
    Firms intending to submit tenders on this project should obtain tender (solicitation) documents through Amendments, when issued, will be available from Firms that elect to base their bids on tender (solicitation) documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk and will be solelyresponsible to inform the tender calling authority of their intention to bid. In all cases, bidders must indicate (when requested) in the space provided on the tender form the identification number(s) of the amendment, if any, that they have taken into consideration for their bid.
    This procurement office provides procurement services to the public in English.
    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

    • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
    • Land Claim Set Asides (LCSA)

    Partner with another business

    The functionality to add your company name to the list of interested businesses is temporarily unavailable.

    This list does not replace or affect the tendering procedures for this procurement process. Businesses are still required to respond to bid solicitations, and to compete based on the set criteria. For more information please read the Terms of use.

    Contact information

    Contracting organization

    Public Works and Government Services Canada
    11 Laurier St, Phase III, Place du Portage
    Gatineau, Quebec, K1A 0S5
    Contracting authority
    Lam (PWY), Tian
    (604) 775-9382 ( )
    (604) 775-6633
    800 Burrard Street, Room 219
    800, rue Burrard, pièce 219
    Vancouver, British C, V6Z 0B9

    Buying organization(s)

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

    Tender documents
    Document title Amendment no. Language Unique downloads Date added

    Access the Getting started page for details on how to bid, and more.

    Eligibility and terms and conditions

    Government of Canada tender and awards notices, solicitation documents, and other attachments are fully accessible and available free of charge and without having to register on CanadaBuys.

    Information may be available on another source prior to being available on CanadaBuys. You may have received this information through a third-party distributor. The Government of Canada is not responsible for any tender notices and/or related documents and attachments not accessed directly from

    Government of Canada tender or award notices carry an OpenGovernment License - Canada that governs its use. Related solicitation documents and/or tender attachments are copyright protected. Please refer to our terms and conditions page for more information.

    Summary information

    Notice type
    Request for Proposal
    English, French
    Region(s) of delivery
    British Columbia
    Procurement method
    Competitive – Open Bidding

    Support for small and medium businesses

    If you have questions about this tender opportunity, please contact the contracting officer, whose information is found in the Contact information tab. 

    Refer to our Support page if you need help or have questions about the government procurement process, including how to bid or how to register in SAP Ariba. You can also contact Procurement Assistance Canada, which has offices across Canada.


    Date modified: