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All work is subject to Government Quality Assurance (GQA) at the Contractor's facility or that of the subcontractor(s) and at the installation site by the: Director of Quality Assurance National Defence Headquarters Major-General George R. Pearkes Building 101 Colonel By Drive Ottawa, ON K1A 0K2 E-mail: ContractAdmin.DQA@forces.gc.ca OR his designated Quality Assurance Representative, hereafter referred to as the QAR. For Canadian contractors Within forty-eight (48) hours of receipt of this Contract, 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 819-994-9102 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 780-890-6348 Vancouver 604-225-2520, ext. 2460 Victoria 250-363-5409 For non-Canadian contractors If the Contractor has not been contacted by the QAR performing GQA in the Contractor's facility or area within forty-five (45) working days of receipt of the Contract, the Contractor must notify the Contracting Authority. Where no official arrangements for mutual GQA have been concluded, Department of National Defence will arrange for the GQA services to be conducted by a National Quality Assurance Authority acceptable to the Director of Quality Assurance. Where the GQA services are to be provided on a cost-recovery basis, the costs for the services are to be accrued against the contract and be discharged through separate invoicing. For all contractors The Design Change, Deviation and Waiver Procedure as defined in National Defence Standard D-02-006-008/SG-001 must apply to the Contract. Note: 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 materiel or services provided conform to contract requirements. The Contractor must provide, at no additional cost to the price of the Contract, all applicable test data, all technical data, test pieces and samples as may reasonably be required by the QAR to verify conformity to contract requirements. The Contractor must forward at his 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.