Medical Gases (ET959-201836/A)

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Tender Notice


Publishing status


Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2020/06/16 14:00 Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
  • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP)
  • Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive procurement strategy
Lowest/Lower Bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Saboungi, Rana
Contact email
Contact phone
(403) 680-8394 ( )
Contact fax
(780) 497-3510
Contact address
Harry Hays Building (HHB)
Room 759, 220-4th Avenue SE
T2G 4X3

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Trade Agreement: CETA / WTO-AGP / CPTPP / NAFTA / CFTA / FTAs with Peru / Colombia / Panama / Korea
Tendering Procedures: All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Medical Gases

Saboungi, Rana
Telephone No. - (403) 680-8394 (    )
Fax No. - (780) 497-3510 (    )


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1.2 Summary

Canada has a requirement to establish a Regional Master Standing Offer for the supply of Medical Gases to Authorized Users.  
Below is a list of provinces and territories who have shown interest in making call-ups against the Standing Offer:
• Province of Manitoba, including the following optional users:
o University of Manitoba, MB
o Red River Community College, MB
• Province of Alberta, including the following optional users:
o City of Calgary, AB
o City of Lethbridge, AB
o City of Edmonton, AB

Only Authorized Users will be authorized to issue call-ups against this RMSO. 

1.2.1 This is a request for a Regional Master Standing Offer (RMSO) for the supply and delivery of various Medical Gases including but not limited to; Oxygen, Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide, on an “as and when required” basis in Western Region.

For the purposes of this solicitation, Western Region has been divided into the following Regions:

1. Alberta,
2. Manitoba,
3. Saskatchewan
Offerors may bid on more than one geographical area identified herein. The standing offer period is from August 1, 2020 to July 31, 2021 with two (2) one-year option periods. Canada may issue up to three (3) Standing Offers, based on the lowest priced compliant bidder in each Region. This RFSO does not include areas with Comprehensive Land Claim Agreements in place.

1.2.2     This RFSO allows offerors to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their offers electronically. Offerors must refer to Part 2 of the RFSO entitled Offeror Instructions and Part 3 of the RFSO entitled Offer Preparation Instructions, for further information on using this method. 

1.2.3 The Phased Bid Compliance Process applies to this requirement.

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B140.E7063.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2020-04-27
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B140.F7063.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2020-04-27
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B140.E7063.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2020-06-03
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B140.F7063.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2020-06-03
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B140.E7063.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2020-06-04
ABES.PROD.PW_CAL.B140.F7063.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2020-06-04

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