Protective Apparel Rental, Laundry and Delivery Services (ISED192596-003)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/02/25 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of opportunity
Region of delivery
Notice type
Request for Proposal (RFP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
  • Canada-Chile Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA)
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
  • Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
  • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
Tendering procedure
Procurement entity
Industry Canada
End user entity
Industry Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Lafleur, Chantal
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
235 Queen Street
Ottawa  ON
K1A 0H5

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Protective Apparel Rental, Laundry and Delivery Services

Contract Duration: Period of two (2) years plus three (3) one-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to extend the term of the contract.

Number of Contracts: It is intended to result in the award of at least one (1) contract per province or region, as detailed in Attachment 2 to Appendix A of the RFP.

The work is currently not being performed by a contractor.



Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is soliciting bids for the services of protective apparel rental, laundry and delivery services at various sites across Canada, as defined in Appendix A, Statement of Work. It is intended to result in the award of at least one (1) contract per province or region. The Contract shall be in effect for an initial period of two (2) years plus three (3) one-year irrevocable options allowing Canada to extend the term of the contract.

Canada reserves the right to add, modify or remove apparel and/or locations in future refreshes and/or re-competitions.


Measurement Canada’s inspection staff primary responsibility is to ensure fair measure in the marketplace. In carrying out its mandate, they are exposed to a number of environmental and industrial elements as well as external and extreme weather conditions. As such, the employer has a responsibility to provide them with the personal protective equipment to ensure their safety and the safety of the public we serve. Measurement Canada currently purchases work apparel to meet the weather conditions and some level of protection however, not to the level that is required by industry specifically in the petroleum sector. This leaves our employees vulnerable to the dangerous elements and Measurement Canada preventing them access to establishments. Some of the dangers are extreme heat/cold, explosions, electrocution. 

Project Requirement / Objective:

To provide a variety of protective apparel, laundry and delivery services for employees of Measurement Canada. Equip staff with apparel that offers protection while carrying out the duties set out in the job description, which includes working in/with dangerous Environments.


There is no security requirement applicable to the Contract.


All enquiries regarding this bid solicitation must be submitted in writing to the Contracting Authority named below as early as possible within the solicitation period to allow sufficient time to provide a response. All enquiries must be submitted in writing no later than seven (7) working days before the bid closing date. Enquiries received after that time may not be answered.

The Contracting Authority is:

Name: Chantal Lafleur

Title: Senior Contracts and Procurement Advisor

Email address:

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ised192596-003_-_rfp_en.pdf000English- 2020-01-16
ised192596-003_-_rfp_fr.pdf000French- 2020-01-16


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ised192596-003_-_rfp_-_dp_qa_001.pdfNot availableBilingual- 2020-02-21