ARCHIVED Trenton, Ontario - Trent-Severn Waterway South Bundle Prime Consultant (EQ754-171285/A)

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Tender Notice


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Publication date
Amendment date
Date closing
2016/11/08 14:00 Eastern Standard Time (EST)


Reference number
Solicitation number
Region of delivery
Notice type
Notice of Proposed Procurement (NPP)
Trade agreement
  • Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement
  • Canada-Peru Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA)
  • North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA)
  • World Trade Organization-Agreement on Government Procurement (WTO-AGP)
  • Canada-Panama Free Trade Agreement
Tendering procedure
All interested suppliers may submit a bid
Procurement entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada
End user entity
Public Works and Government Services Canada

Contact Information

Contact name
Chan, Ricky
Contact phone
(416) 512-5276 ( )
Contact fax
(416) 512-5862
Contact address
Ontario Region, Tendering Office
12th Floor, 4900 Yonge Street
Toronto, Ontario
M2N 6A6


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

Chan, Ricky
Telephone No. - (416) 512-5276 (    )
Fax No. - (416) 512-5862 (    )

EQ754-171285/A, Trenton, Ontario - Trent-Severn Waterway South Bundle Prime Consultant


Public Works and Government ServicesCanada (PWGSC) on behalf of Parks Canada Agency (PCA), intends to retain a suitably qualified engineering firm, with sub-consultants as necessary, in the capacity of Prime Consultant for the provision of a multidisciplinary team to fulfill the services required for this project. 

PWGSC has partnered with PCA to deliver an infrastructure project on the Trent-Severn Waterway (TSW) over the next 4 years. The objective of the project is to improve the structural integrity and public safety on the waterway while promoting visitor experience. 

Implementation of this project is to be carried out through a Construction Management arrangement with the Construction Manager providing advisory services during design and acting as General Contractor and Constructor during construction. PWGSC will retain the Construction Manager under a separate arrangement. 

PWGSC intends to engage Design Consultants to prepare the design and construction documents for two (2) Sites of this project through separate arrangements. Each Design Consultant may have one or more Sites assigned to them. PWGSC may engage additional specialty consultants to assist with various aspects of the work.

In order to achieve the project objectives, PWGSC will also engage the services of a Prime Consultant to undertake the design and construction documents for eight (8) Sites and provide technical support, and site engineering services during the construction and post construction phases for all Sites identified for this project.

The Prime Consultant shall review, accept and implement as appropriate the construction documents prepared by the other Design Consultants and work in collaboration with the Construction Manager, the project team and all stakeholders through the PWGSC Departmental Representative.


Arrangements have been made for a tour of the work sites. The site visit will be held on Thursday, October 13, 2016 at 9:30 a.m. at:

Parks Canada 
Lock 1 Maintenance Compound 
155 County (Regional) Road 33
Trenton ON 
K8V 5P6 

Proponents should dress according to outdoor weather conditions and wear safety boots or hiking shoes as well as a reflective vest as a minimum personal safety apparel.   

Proponents are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority named on the RFP - Page 1 two (2) business days before the scheduled visit to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. Proponents may be requested to sign an attendance form.

Proponents who do notattend or send a representative will not be given an alternative appointment. Proponents who do not attend will not be precluded from submitting a proposal. Any clarifications or changes to the solicitation resulting from the site visit will beincludedas an amendment to the solicitation.


This Request for Proposal (RFP) is a One-Phase process, Proponents responding to this RFP are requested to submit only one proposal. Proposals will be evaluated for both technical contentand price. Proposals are to cover the Proponent's Achievements on Similar Projects, the Achievements of Senior Team Leaders and Engineering Team Members, the Proponents Understanding of the Project Milestones, Schedule and Consultant Team Personnel Requirements, the Proponents Overall Design Approach and proposed pricing. The proposal rankings will be based on 80% for technical evaluation and 20% for price.

The Proponent whose responsive proposal achieves the highest total score is the first entity that the Evaluation Board will recommend be approached in order to finalize details of an agreement for theprovision of the required services.

The purpose is to select the highest ranked experienced firm of Consultants and sub-consultants to fulfillthe services required for this project.


Engineering firms interested in providing these services may order the Request for Proposal documents which are distributed through the Government Electronic Tendering Service (GETS).   

Standard TermsandConditions for this procurement are incorporated by reference into and form part of the Tender and Contract Documents.  The Standard documents are issued by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC) and may be viewed on Tenderdocuments can be obtained from GETS by visiting their web site at, when issued, will be available from GETS. In all cases proponents must indicate in the space provided on the Proposal Form the identificationnumber(s) of the amendment(s), if any, that they have taken into consideration for their proposal. 


All enquiries of a technical nature and all questions of a contractual nature are to be submitted in writing to the Contractual Authority: 

Ricky Chan
Telephone No.: 416-512-5276
Fax No.: 416-512-5862
Delivery Date: 02/09/2016

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Solicitation Documents

FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.E2215.EBSU000.PDF000English- 2016-09-21
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.F2215.EBSU000.PDF000French- 2016-09-21
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.E2215.EBSU001.PDF001English- 2016-10-18
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.F2215.EBSU001.PDF001French- 2016-10-18
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.E2215.EBSU002.PDF002English- 2016-10-24
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.F2215.EBSU002.PDF002French- 2016-10-24
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.E2215.EBSU003.PDF003English- 2016-10-25
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.F2215.EBSU003.PDF003French- 2016-10-25
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.E2215.EBSU004.PDF004English- 2016-10-26
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.F2215.EBSU004.PDF004French- 2016-10-26
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.E2215.EBSU005.PDF005English- 2016-10-28
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.F2215.EBSU005.PDF005French- 2016-10-28
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.E2215.EBSU006.PDF006English- 2016-10-31
ABES.PROD.PW_PWL.B041.F2215.EBSU006.PDF006French- 2016-10-31


FileAmendment numberLanguageUnique Download Event (English page)Date added
eq754-171285_-_annex_aa_-_existing_documentation.zipNot availableEnglish- 2016-09-21
eq754-171285_annex_aa_existingdocs_amendment_001.zipNot availableEnglish- 2016-10-28

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