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All work is subject to Government Quality Assurance performed at the 
Contractor's or subcontractor's facility, and at the installation site, by 
the Director of Quality Assurance, or its designated Quality Assurance 
Representative (QAR).

       Director of Quality Assurance
       National Defence Headquarters
       MGen George R. Pearkes Building
       101 Colonel By Drive
       Ottawa, ON   K1A 0K2
       E-mail:       ContractAdmin.DQA@forces.gc.ca

Within forty-eight (48) hours of contract award, the Contractor must 
contact the QAR.  The name, location and phone number of the QAR can be 
obtained from the nearest National Defence Quality Assurance Region (NDQAR) 
listed below:

Atlantic - Halifax   902-427-7224 or 902-427-7150
Quebec - Montreal    514-732-4410 or 514-732-4477
Quebec - Quebec City 418-694-5998, ext. 5996
National Capital - Ottawa   819-994-8913
Ontario - Toronto    416-635-4404, ext. 6081 or 6075
Ontario - London     519-964-5757
Manitoba/Saskatchewan - Winnipeg   204-833-2500, ext. 6574
Alberta - Calgary    403-410-2320, ext. 3830
Alberta - Edmonton   780-973-4011, ext. 2276
Vancouver     604-225-2520, ext. 2466 or 2461
Victoria      250-363-5662

The Design Change, Deviation and Waiver Procedure as defined in National 
Defence Standard D-02-006-008/SG-001 apply to the Contract.  A copy of the 
standard can be obtained from the nearest NDQAR office.

The Contractor is responsible for performing, or having performed, all 
inspections and tests necessary to substantiate that the material or 
services provided conform to the requirements of the Contract.

The Contractor must provide, at no additional cost, all applicable test 
data, all technical data, test pieces and samples as may reasonably be 
required by the QAR to verify conformity to the requirements of the 
Contract.  The Contractor must forward at its expense such technical data, 
test data, test pieces and samples to such location as the QAR may direct.

Quality control, inspection and test records that substantiate conformity 
to the specified requirements, including records of corrective actions, 
must be retained by the Contractor for three (3) years from the date of 
completion or termination of the Contract and must be made available to the 
QAR upon request.