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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2019/04/18 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
RPNHQ001_FY 2018/2019
Region of opportunity
Canada, Mexico, United States
Region of delivery
Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Defence Construction Canada
End user entity
Defence Construction Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Demers, Julie
Contact email
Contact phone

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Advance Procurement Notice

Minor Construction and Maintenance Program for Real property assets

Across Northern Canada

(with Security Requirements)

Purpose of this Advance Procurement Notice

This is not a bid solicitation. This is an advance notice of potential projects with anticipated security requirements to provide interested consultants/contractors an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that these projects will proceed.

Description of the program

Real Property Operations (RP Ops) North is responsible for operation and maintenance of approximately 680 buildings and structures accommodating Northern Operations. These buildings are located throughout the Canadian North. The services to be provided under this program may include, but are not limited to, single trade and multi-trade services, new constructions, upgrades, facility inspection, testing, maintenance and repair, architectural and engineering services, environmental services and soft services (e.g. snow removal and cleaning services).

The northern locations where most of the work will be located are as follows:

  • Manitoba: Churchill
  • Nunavut: mainly Rankin Inlet, Iqaluit and Nanisivik
  • Northwest Territories: mainly Inuvik and Yellowknife
  • Yukon: mainly Whitehorse

Description of the Services

The program will consist of projects that may include, but are not be limited to, the following:

  • Building Envelop Maintenance
  • Carpentry
  • Cleaning and Janitorial Services
  • Door Systems: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Dredging Boat Launch
  • Electrical Systems: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Elevator and Lifting Systems
  • Environmental Services
  • Fire Detection and Suppression Systems: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Generators: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Hazardous Waste Management
  • Heavy Civil Work
  • HVACR Systems: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Integrated Pest Management
  • Kitchen Systems: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Landscaping Services
  • Life Safety Systems
  • Plumbing Systems: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Security and Access Control Systems: Inspection, testing, maintenance and repair
  • Snow and Ice Clearing Services
  • Solid Waste Management Services
  • Utilities Management Services

Security Requirements

This program may have industrial security clearance requirements starting from no security requirements up to SECRET level. However, most of the projects will have DOS requirements.

  1. Contractors, Consultants, Sub-contractors and Sub-consultants firms will be required to hold a valid DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS) issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC); or
  2. Contractors, Consultants, Sub-contractors and Sub-consultants firms will be required to hold a valid FACILITY SECURITY CLEARANCE (FSC) at the level of SECRET, issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC).


Consultants/Contractors that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting to future procurements that fall under this program can apply for the security clearance through the Industrial Security Program (ISP). This can be done by following the procedure on DCC’s website at the following link:

The following information is to be provided:

  • Contract number RPNHQ001; and
  • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.


Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be sent to the following email address:

Any questions relating to the Real Property (RP) Northern Program can be addressed to:

Julie Demers

Team Leader, Contract Services

Defence Construction Canada

(613) 991-6702

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