Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2018/10/09 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
Lowest/Lower Bid
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
(587) 337-2458 ( )
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: Lowest/Lower Bid
Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement: No
Nature of Requirements: 

Solicitation Amendment 001 - changes to Annex "A" - Statement of Work and Annex "D" - Evaluation Criteria (2018-09-18)
Solicitation Amendment 002 - changes to Annex "A" - Statement of Work and Annex "D" - Evaluation Criteria (2018-09-19)
Solicitation Amendment 003 - extend Bid closing date (issued 2018-09-21)
Solicitation Amendment 004 - questions & answers; changes to Annex "A" - Statement of Work, Annex "B" - Basis of Payment and Annex "D" - Evaluation Criteria (2018-09-26)
Solicitation Amendment 005 - questions & answers



There is no security requirement associated with the requirement.


3rd Canadian Division (3 Cdn Div), CFB Edmonton, has a requirement for a short term lease of equipment: 120 portable VHF radios with an option for an additional 60 available.  This equipment is necessary to be interoperable in a non-secure mode with other military specific radios in the same frequency band as per the technical requirements.  Refer to Appendix 1 to Annex "A" -  Compliance Matrix for the complete performance specifications. This requirement will support dismounted communication over short and medium distances, to other dismounted sections or supporting mounted platforms.  A non-secure platform is sufficient to support the Canadian Army Reserve in many individual and collective training settings.  DND will provide the facilities or classroom within the following location to conduct the training sessions: Victoria, Vancouver, Edmonton, Calgary, Saskatoon, and Winnipeg. All radios are to be delivered to CFB Edmonton.

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


Mandatory technical evaluation criteria are included in Annex "D" of the solicitation. 

Contractor selection:  A bid must comply with the requirements of the bid solicitation and meet all mandatory technical evaluation criteria to be declared responsive. The responsive bid with the lowest evaluated price will be recommended for award of a contract.


The lease would be for period of one (1) year, with the irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by up to three (3) additional one (1) year period(s) under the same conditions.

6.  epost Connect service

This bid solicitation allows bidders to use the epost Connect service provided by Canada Post Corporation to transmit their bid electronically. Bidders must refer to Part 2 entitled Bidder Instructions, and Part 3 entitled Bid Preparation Instructions, of the bid solicitation, for further information.

Contracting Authority

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

Telephone: 587-337-2458 
Facsimile: 780-497-3510 
E-mail address:

Delivery Date: Above-mentioned

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11444.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2018-09-06
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11444.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2018-09-06
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11444.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2018-09-19
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11444.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2018-09-19
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11444.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2018-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11444.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2018-09-20
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11444.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2018-09-24
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11444.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2018-09-24
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11444.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2018-10-03
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11444.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2018-10-03
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.E11444.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2018-10-04
ABES.PROD.PW_EDM.B607.F11444.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2018-10-04