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What’s Canada Buying? November 12, 2015

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  • “Carillion wins £100m Canadian contracts — Wolverhampton-based group Carillion has won support services contracts in Canada worth more than £100 million over the next five years ….” – “Carillion wins a string of deals in Canada”
  • Wanted:  “Special Intelligence Advisor” — From the Request for Proposals“…. The objective of this project is to develop supporting Intelligence concepts and implementation plans, coordinate implementation and provide advice to staff in the planning, development and operationalization of unique Special Operations Forces (SOF) Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) in support of the Canadian Special Operations Forces Command Headquarters (CANSOFCOM HQ) J2 and HQ Force Development Staff ….”
  • Wanted:  “FUTURE PILOT TRAINING (FPT) PROJECT INDUSTRY ENGAGEMENT UPDATE …. In the last LOI (Letter of Interest), Canada indicated that a new project, iFPT had been created to address any potential gap inpilot training and that the project team would establish the strategic requirements and identify the business needs in order to start the Options Analysis process. Canada also indicated that a further LOI would be released once the initial scoping work had been completed.  The LOI is available below under Solicitation Documents ….”
  • Wanted:  “Deployed Logistics Support Services – Jamaica, Caribbean and Central America …. The Department of National Defence requires a Regional Individual Standing Offer to provide a broard range of logistics suppport services. These services will be required while the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) are deployed in the Island of Jamaica, as well as the rest of the Caribbean and Central America. The nature of deployments will vary, but may include training exercises, humanitarian assistance and disaster relief efforts/initiatives and peacekeeping operations.  Services required under the RISO will be the provision of logistal support services. This will include th purchasing of goods and services on behalf of the CAF. Goods and services will be comprised of the following: Real Life Support Services which include accommodation rentals and hotel services, vehicle rentals, petroleum, oils and lubricants, wireless communications, passenger transportation services and laundry and dry cleaning services, Airport Services, Ground Movement Services, In-Flight Meals, General Store and Camp Support Services ….”
  • Wanted:  “Training for Search and Rescue Operations …. The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement to prepare and deliver training for Search and Rescue Operations using CC130H (Hercules) aircraft. Services include on-site ground school instruction for CC130H-SAR aircrew as well as development and maintenance of all CC130H-SAR ground training material.  The aircrew includes Pilot, Air Combat Systems Officer (ACSO or navigator) and Flight Engineer.  Services shall take place at 426 (T) Squadron (Sqn), located in 8 Wing, Canadian Forces Base Trenton, Ontario ….”
  • Wanted:  “Holographic Sights & Magnifiers” x 75 – more details here
  • Wanted:  “Ciprofloxacin Tablets 500mg” x 1,000,000
  • Wanted:  “R & D Repurpose Pharma …. Defence Research and Development Canada- Suffield has a requirement for a contract for computational drug repurposing for antitoxinand antibacterial targets and characterization of preliminary drug candidates ….” – more details in the Statement of Work
  • Wanted:  “Dive Charter …. The Department of National Defense (DND), Canadian Forces Search and Rescue Technician (SAR Tech) requires dive operations support for Canadian Forces (CF) led dive training, with the provision of a dive charter resource.  The Statement of Work (SOW) solely outlines the provision of the dive charter resource, and dive briefings by the Contractor required to support the following annual winter dive currency requirements over seven (7) serials from January 17 to March 20, 2016. The contractor must have the ability, in the event of serviceability issues with the dive boat, to provide a backup or replacement vessel to continue with the dive training ….”
  • Wanted:  “Diving Services – Ferguson Cove …. To carry out diving services to align, level, and install pedestals in Fergusons Cove Degaussing Range, Dartmouth Nova Scotia for Department of National Defence, CFB Halifax ….”
  • Wanted:  Little Honkin’ Boats (1)  “8m Class RHIB …. The Department of National Defence (DND) has a requirement to purchase quantity one (1) eight (8) meter class (7-8 meters) Fibre/Glass Reinforced Plastic (GRP) Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat, with Trailer …. The Missions of the craft include Explosive Ordinance Disposal (EOD) response and Emergency Boat duties ….”
  • Wanted:  Little Honkin’ Boats (2)  “Kayaks and Canoes …. The Department of National Defence, Halifax, N.S. has a requirement for the purchase of canoes, kayaks and associated accessories ….”
  • Wanted: “HELICOPTER SERVICES …. Canada requires a Contractor to provide the Department of National Defence, the Charterer, with the exclusive services of one (1) float equipped helicopter for the movement of personnel and equipment in support of Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) and United States Navy (USN) operations on the Nanoose Range at the Canadian Forces Maritime Experimental and Test Ranges (CFMETR), Nanoose Bay, British Columbia.  The area of operations includes, but is not restricted to, Winchelsea Island, Straits of Georgia and Juan de Fuca, the lower mainland and the State of Washington ….”
  • Wanted:  “Defence Construction Canada – Request for Proposals for Facilities Maintenance and Support Services at the Defence Research and Development Canada in Toronto, ON …. Defence Construction Canada (DCC) is calling for Facilities Maintenance firms to provide proposals to carry out the required Facilities Maintenance Services for buildings and associated areas for the Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) in Toronto, Ontario …. The estimated contract value over a 3 year period is in the order of $2.5M ….”
  • Wanted:  “Paint & Pres. -HMCS Ville de Quebec …. To provide all necessary labour, materials, tools, and equipment to carry out paint and preservation of exterior decks onboard HMCS Ville De Quebec …. This work will be carried out for the Department of National Defence, Fleet Maintenance Facility Cape Scott, HMC Dockyard, Halifax, Nova Scotia ….”
  • Wanted:  “Shipboard Paint & Preservation – HMCS Charlottetown …. To provide for all necessary labour, materials, tools, and equipment to carry out paint and preservation of upper decks onboard H.M.C.S. Charlottetown  ….”
  • Wanted:  “Advance Procurement Notice for Edmonton, Alberta …. The Base Program will consist various engineering, infrastructure and environment projects. Construction projects will be multi-trade and single trade, of varying sizes and complexity. The program may include, but is not limited to new construction, repairs, renovations and maintenance (including associated architectural, engineering and environmental services) of Department of National Defence (DND) infrastructure in support of Canadian Forces Operations in Edmonton and associated satellite sites, including Whitehose & Yellowknife. Additional technical services supporting the program may also include, but not limited to land surveying, materials testing, geological and environmental studies and environmental training.  Overall program value is estimated at $10,000,000.00, with the maximum value of any individual project $5,000,000.00 …. “
  • Wanted:  “Rigger Packing Tables …. The Department of National Defence, Canadian Army Advanced Warfare Centre (CAAWC), CFB Trenton requires a Contractor to supply and install 14 Rigger Tables and remove 12 current Rigger Tables ….”
  • Wanted:  “Snowmobiles …. The Department of National Defence has a requirement to purchase one hundred twenty (120) Snowmobiles and ancillary items. The requirement includes an option to purchase forty (40) Snowmobiles and ancillary items to be exercised within twelve (12) months from date of the contract ….”


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