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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/04/18 14:00 Mountain Daylight Time (MDT)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering procedure
The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive procurement strategy
Best Overall Proposal
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Department of National Defence

Contact Information

Contact name
Jenkinson, Lorraine
Contact email
Contact phone
(780) 497-3593 ( )
Contact fax
(780) 497-3510
Contact address
ATB Place North Tower
10025 Jasper Ave./10025 ave Jasper
5th floor/5e étage
T5J 1S6


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Trade Agreement: Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA)
Tendering Procedures: The bidder must supply Canadian goods and/or services
Competitive Procurement Strategy: Best Overall  Proposal
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 



2.3.1 The following security requirements (SRCL and related clauses) apply and form part of the Contract.

SECURITY REQUIREMENT FOR CANADIAN SUPPLIER:  PWGSC FILE #W7702-186056 The Contractor/Offeror must, at all times during the performance of the Contract/Standing Offer, hold a valid Facility Security Clearance at the level of SECRET, with approved Document  Safeguarding and Production Capabilities at the level of SECRET, issued by the Canadian Industrial Security Directorate (CISD), Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) This contract includes access to Controlled Goods.  Prior to access, the contractor must be registered in the Controlled Goods Program of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). The Contractor/Offeror personnel requiring access to PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information, assets or sensitive work site(s) must EACH hold a valid personnel security screening at the level of RELIABILITY STATUS, CONFIDENTIAL or SECRET as required, granted or approved by the CISD/PWGSC. The Contractor MUST NOT utilize its Information Technology systems to electronically process, produce or store any sensitive PROTECTED/CLASSIFIED information until CISD/PWGSC has issued written approval.  After approval has been granted, these tasks may be performed at the level of SECRET. Subcontracts which contain security requirements are NOT to be awarded without the prior written permission of CISD/PWGSC. The Contractor/Offeror must comply with the provisions of the:

(a) Security Requirements Check List and security guide (if applicable), attached at Annex "C";
(b) Industrial Security Manual (Latest Edition).

NOTE:  There are multiple levels of personnel security screenings associated with this file.  In this instance, a Security Classification Guide must be added to the SRCL clarifying these screenings. 

2.3.2 Contractors Sites or Premises Requiring Safeguarding Measures Where safeguarding measures are required in the performance of the Work, the Contractor must diligently maintain up-to-date the information related to the Contractors and proposed individuals sites or premises. The Company Security Officer must ensure through the Contract Security Program that the Contractor and individuals hold a valid security clearance at the required level.


Defence Research and Development Canada - Suffield Research Centre is conducting a multi-year project to understand the effects of primary blast on the nervous system in order to facilitate the survivability and wellness of exposed Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) personnel.  Integral to this effort is the development and refinement of blast and blast simulation equipment and instrumentation.  In support of this research, there is a requirement for Contractor support in developing and executing scientific testing, in analysis and reporting of data, and in the design, modification and maintenance of experimental equipment/facilities.  Suffield Research Centre requires these services on an as-and-when task authorization requested basis.

To qualify a bid will have to consist of no less than 80% of goods and/or services of Canadian origin. 


Mandatory and point rated technical evaluation criteria are included in Annex "H" of the solicitation. 

Contractor selection will be based on the highest responsive combined rating of technical merit and price.  The ratio will be 60% for the technical merit and 40% for the price.


Any intellectual property arising from the performance of the Work under the Contract will vest in Canada. 


It is anticipated the contract will be effective from date of award to 2020-03-31 with the option to extend the term of the Contract by up to one (1) additional one (1) year period.

Contracting Authority

Lorraine Jenkinson  
Procurement Specialist 
Procurement Branch, Western Region 
Public Services and Procurement Canada 
ATB Place, North Tower, 5th Floor 
10025 Jasper Avenue  NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 1S6 

Telephone: 780-497-3593 
Facsimile: 780-497-3510 
E-mail address:

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement.

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_EDM.B607.E11335.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-03-06
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11335.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-03-06
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11335.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-03-26
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11335.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2018-03-26
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11335.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2018-03-28
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11335.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2018-03-28

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