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Tender Notice - Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)


Days until closing
4 years 2 months hence


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2025/03/31 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)


Advance Procurement Notice Construction program for Fiscal year 20/21 to 24/25 (Reliability) Canada, Ontario, national capital region (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 and Contractors an opportunity to apply for security clearances. Note that there is no guarantee that these projects will proceed.

Description of the Program

The Construction Program will consist of multi-trade and single trade construction projects of varying sizes and complexity. The program may include, but is not limited to, new construction, recapitalizations, renovations, repairs, maintenance, and demolitions. Technical services supporting the program may include, but is not limited to, architectural and engineering services, land surveying, materials testing, equipment and structure inspections as well as archeological, geological and environmental studies.

Description of the Services

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

  • Repairs, maintenance, renovations, recapitalizations, expansions and/or replacements of partial and complete facilities;
  • New construction of various buildings and structures;
  • Demolition of various buildings and structures;
  • Building Automation System (BAS) and Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Refrigeration (HVACR) systems installation, repairs, upgrades, and/or replacements;
  • Civil works, including: roads, parking lots, and site services;
  • Excavating, earthmoving, and tree removal;
  • Building envelope works, including: the replacement and/or repair of roofs, windows, doors and cladding (brick and siding);
  • Foundation repairs, waterproofing, and drainage;
  • Works to buildings and structures to comply with applicable codes, standards, specifications, and guidelines from national, provincial and local authorities having jurisdiction;
  • Communications work including network infrastructure and cabling;
  • Installation, repair, maintenance, upgrade and inspection of high and low voltage electrical distribution systems, lighting systems, fire alarm and security systems;
  • Electrical repair and/or replacements;
  • Mechanical repair and/or replacements;
  • Site Surveying;
  • Geotechnical Services;
  • Interior Finishes, including: partitions, doors, floors and ceilings for offices, conference rooms laboratories, washrooms, kitchenettes and other spaces.
  • Specialized building systems and components, such as fume hoods, shielded enclosures, satellite dishes, telecommunication and laboratory HVAC.
  • Establish or modify facility security zones;
  • Inspections of several structures, including roofs, boilers, tanks, and mechanical and electrical systems;
  • Design studies;
  • Creation of digital models of existing and future site infrastructure (including site, utilities and buildings) using Computer-Aided Design (CAD), Building Information Modelling (BIM), Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Remote Sensing (ground/aerial imagery, LIDAR) and other industry standard technologies and processes to support DND's asset management requirements;
  • Drawings and specifications;
  • Construction cost estimates; and
  • Environmental projects and services including assessment and remediation of contaminated sites, environmental impact assessments, natural resource, species at risk and biological services, sustainability and greening, hazardous material assessments, monitoring and abatement, and archaeological services.

It is anticipated that this/these procurements will be initiated in October 2020 to March 31, 2025. This is conditional on the project receiving approval to proceed by the DND.

Overall the program value is estimated at $50,000,000.00, with the maximum value of any individual project at $10,000,000.00.

Security Requirements

Consultants and Contractors will be required to hold a valid DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS) at the level of RELIABILITY, issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).

Sub-consultants and sub-contractors will be required to hold a valid DESIGNATED ORGANIZATION SCREENING (DOS), issued or approved by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC).


Consultants and Contractors that do not meet the stipulated security requirements and that are interested in submitting proposal(s) or bid(s) for procurement(s) 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: Consultants and Contractors are asked to submit their request prior to October 30, 2020 quoting the following information:

  • Contract number WA-NCR-2020-25_REL; and
  • Level of clearance requested to be sponsored for.


    Any questions pertaining to the sponsoring process through the ISP can be addressed to:

    Telephone Number: (613) 998-8974; or

    Email address:

Any questions relating to the Construction Program can be addressed to:

Antoine Am Rhyn

Team Leader, Contract Services

Defence Construction Canada


Contact information

Contact name
am Rhyn, Antoine
Contact email
Contact phone
Contact address
350 Albert St
Ottawa  ON
K1A 0K3


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