BIDS RECEIVED BY FAX AND EMAIL WILL BE ACCEPTED AS OFFICIAL.
BIDS RECEIVED IN-PERSON OR BY COURIER MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED.
The only acceptable email address for responses to bid solicitations is
Bids submitted by email directly to the Contracting Authority or to any email address other than
may not be accepted.
The maximum email file size that Parks Canada is capable of receiving is 25 megabytes. The Bidder is responsible for any failure attributable to the transmission or receipt of the emailed bid due to file size.
Emails with links to bid documents will not be accepted. Bid documents must be sent as email attachments.
Parks Canada requires the following services:
Ensure the housekeeping of the oTENTik accommodation units and nearby service buildings.
Ensure the housekeeping of the
Ensure the housekeeping of the collection buildings during the winter season.
Provide additional on-demand housekeeping services (via a Task Authorization)
Period of Contract
The period of the contract is from date of award to October 31, 2021.
Option to Extend the Contract
The Contractor grants to Canada the irrevocable option to extend the term of the Contract by up to two (2) additional one year periods under the same conditions..
There is a security requirement associated with this bid solicitation.
New personnel security clearance requests will require mandatory fingerprints to initiate the criminal record check. The validity of an existing personnel security clearance issued by the Government of Canada is not affected by the change in the criminal record check process. Applicants who require a personnel security clearance are responsible for all costs associated with fingerprinting.
OPTIONAL SITE VISIT
It is recommended that the Bidder or a representative of the Bidder visit the work site. Arrangements have been made for the site visit to be held at La Mauricie National Park on October 28, 2020. The site visit will begin at 9:30 a.m. (EDT). Bidders must meet at the visitors’ centre in the Saint-Jean-des-Piles sector, located at 2794, chemin de Saint-Jean-des-Piles in Saint-Jean-des-Piles QC G0X 2V0.
SEE COVID-19 REQUIREMENTS IN AMENDMENT NO. 1
Bidders are requested to communicate with the Contracting Authority no later than October 27, 2020 to confirm attendance and provide the name(s) of the person(s) who will attend. Bidders may be requested to sign an attendance sheet. Bidders who do not attend or do not send a representative will not be given an alternative appointment but they will not be precluded from submitting a bid. Any clarifications or changes to the bid solicitation resulting from the site visit will be included as an amendment to the bid solicitation.
All enquiries of a technical and contractual nature are to be submitted to the Contracting Authority.
Enquiries regarding this bid must be submitted in writing and should be received no later than ten (10) calendar days prior to the date set for solicitation closing to allow sufficient time to provide a response. Enquiries received after that time may result in an answer NOT being provided.
National Parks Regulations require that all work is to be performed in accordance with the ordinances, laws, rules and regulations set out in the National Park Act.
Bidders that consider themselves qualified to provide this Work and intend to submit bids on this project should obtain documents from the Government Electronic Tendering Service through the Government of Canada tendering service at
. Addenda, when issued, will be available from the Government of Canada tendering service. Bidders that elect to base their bids on documents obtained from other sources do so at their own risk. Late submissions will not be considered.
The Crown retains the right to negotiate with suppliers on any procurement. Documents may be submitted in either official language of Canada. Parks Canada has made every effort to provide equivalent documents in both official languages, however, if you find any discrepancies between the English and French documents, please notify the contract officer listed in this opportunity as soon as possible so that we can rectify the situation.