BATUS Adventure Training Centre (Canada), Industry Day, Calgary, Alberta (W0142-15X035/A)

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Publishing status
Days to closing
3 years 10 months ago


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2015/01/30 14:00 Mountain Standard Time (MST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Kowal, Meagan
Contact phone
(306) 241-1169 ( )
Contact fax
(403) 292-5786
Contact address
Room 1650, 635   8th Ave.   S.W.
T2P 3M3

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Trade Agreement: Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT)
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Attachment: YES (MERX) Electronic
Competitive Procurement Strategy: N/A - P&A/LOI Only
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 
REQUIREMENT: BATUS Adventure Training Centre (Canada) (BATC

Public Works and Government Service Canada (PWGSC) and the
Department of National Defence (DND) Suffield, on behalf of the
British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) are pleased to
invite you to attend an Industry Engagement Day to discuss an
upcoming requirement for a BATUS Adventure Training Centre
(Canada) (BATC Canada).  In attendance at the session will be
representatives from PWGSC, DND and BATUS. 

For the purposes of this procurement, Canada is acting as AGENT
for the British Army Training Unit Suffield.

1. Requirement: 

Public Works and Government Service Canada (PWGSC) on behalf of
the Department of National Defence (DND) Suffield, acting as
AGENT for the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS)
intends to tender and enter into a multi-year contract for a
BATUS Adventure Training Centre (Canada) (BATC Canada).  BATC
Canada is a base for BATUS Adventure Training (AT) and Challenge
Pursuit (CP) activities which is used by the British Military
(Army), whom are deployed on permanent or temporary duty in
Canada. Under the BATC Canada contract the contractor will be
required to provide Real Life Support* (hospitality) with the
potential to also include all adventure training and challenge
pursuit activities**. In addition, the centre should be in a
suitable location near the foothills of the Canadian Rockies,
Alberta where most of the AT and CP are held. There is currently
a contract in place for this requirement that will expire March
31, 2017 and BATUS requires a new contract to start April 1,
2017 for an anticipated duration of up to 5 - 15 years.  The
estimated value of this contract is anticipated at $20-$25M with
the potential to add AT and CP activities under this one
contract for up to an additional $10M.

* Real Life Support to include but not limited to accommodation,
janitorial, catering and laundry services
** AT/CPA to include but not limited to canoeing, kayaking, rock
climbing, mountaineering (winter/summer), ice climbing, mountain
biking, skiing (downhill/Nordic), horse riding, dog sledding

2. Purpose and Nature of the Industry Day:

PWGSC is requesting Industry feedback regarding the upcoming
BATC Canada requirement 

The purpose of the Industry Engagement session is to: 

Initiate discussions with industry on the requirement for the
new contract; 
Share plans with industry, solicit input and engage in dialogue
regarding the requirements of BATC Canada; 
To understand what Contractors have  to offer and leverage their
expertise to develop a procurement strategy that achieves the
project's objectives; and
Elicit feedback from industry to questions posed. 

The industry consultations being undertaken will ensure the
Request for Proposal (RFP) phase (anticipated for Spring 2015)
of this project is done efficiently, effectively and best serves
the needs of the British Army Training Unit Suffield as well as
represents best value.   

Engagement Session will take place:

Date:		Wednesday, November 5th, 2014
Time:		9:00a.m. to 12:30pm (registration at 8:30am)
Location:	Harry Hays Building (Kathryn Room) , 220-4th Ave SE,
Calgary, AB 

To register, please confirm your attendance by email  no later
than Monday, November 3rd to:

3. Important Notes to Industry:

Interested participants may submit questions which will be
addressed at the Industry Day Session to the PWGSC Contracting
Authority, identified below, preferably via email: 

Meagan Kowal
Supply Specialist
Acquisitions Branch
Phone:(306) 241-1169  Fax / télécopieur: (306)975-5397
Public Works and Government Services Canada
Government of Canada Building
101 - 22nd Street East, Suite 110 
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan  S7K 0E1

If you are unable to attend the Industry Day, you are encouraged
to send any questions or comments that you may have to the
Contracting Authority identified above. 

Please feel free to pass this information on to anyone
interested in attending 

Please Note:

The information collected may be used by Canada in the upcoming

Non-attendance will not preclude a supplier from bidding on this
requirement when the RFP is ultimately published. 

Participants will not be reimbursed for any cost incurred by
attending the Industry Day.


Questions and Answers:

Questions and Answers will be posted on Buy and Sell.

Solution submission:

The industry has up to January 15, 2015 to submit their
solutions and comments to the Contracting Authority.
Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any

Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada.

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2014-11-13
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2014-11-13
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2014-11-18
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2014-11-18
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2014-11-24
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2014-11-24
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2014-12-17
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2014-12-17
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2014-12-18
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2014-12-18
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2015-01-07
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2015-01-07
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU007.PDF007English- 2015-01-14
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU007.PDF007French- 2015-01-14
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU008.PDF008English- 2015-01-15
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU008.PDF008French- 2015-01-15
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.E6272.EBSU009.PDF009English- 2015-01-26
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B097.F6272.EBSU009.PDF009French- 2015-01-26


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
batc_industry_day_-_pwgsc.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2014-11-13
batc_industry_day_-_pwgsc.pdfNot availableFrench- 2014-11-13
batc_industry_day_-_sign_in_sheet.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2014-11-13
batc_industry_day_-_sign_in_sheet.pdfNot availableFrench- 2014-11-13
batus_brief_tec_industry_day_intro_comd_and_oc_tec.pdfNot availableEnglish- 2014-11-24
batus_brief_tec_industry_day_intro_comd_and_oc_tec.pdfNot availableFrench- 2014-11-24

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