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Southern Ontario

Waterloo Pinebush Water Supply System Well Connections

Industry Name: Heavy/Highway/Utilities

Trade Name: Water Mitigation/Wells

Project Street: Various/Multiple

Project City: Cambridge

Detail Of Services: The Regional Municipality of Waterloo (the “Region”) wishes to engage the services of a consulting engineering firm (the “Consultant”) to provide engineering services for the Preliminary and Detailed Design, Tendering Assistance, Contract Administration and Inspection Services for the connection of three (3) new supply wells and decommissioning of Well P10.

Questions Contact: Questions, clarifications, or interpretations regarding this bid shall be requested in writing and shall only be directed to: Tina Reay, Supervisor, Procurement

Deadline for Questions: October 1, 2019 at 4:00 PM

Project Link:

TTC Safety Products Supply

Industry Name: Transportation

Trade Name: Transit Service/Maintenance Facilities

Project Street: Various/Multiple

Project City: Toronto

Detail Of Services: TTC has a continuing need for the supply of various safety products to be delivered directly to various TTC locations on an as required basis. The TTC’s safety products vary and cover a broad range of products: gloves, eyeware, respiratory products, general products, etc. Requirements differ between various TTC maintenance and operations staff, notwithstanding the different environments that TTC operates within.

Questions Contact: Belinda Aitken, Purchasing Sales
Phone: 416-393-4713 Email:

Project Link:

GEDSB Playground Mulch Supply & Delivery

Industry Name: Parks/Recreation

Trade Name: Playgrounds

Project Street: Various/Multiple

Project City: Various/Multiple

Detail Of Services: Supply & Deliver Playground Mulch.

Questions Contact: Lisa Summerhayes, Purchasing Clerk
Phone: 519 756 6301 Ext 281294 Email:

Project Link:

Peel Riley Court Balcony Guard Retrofit & Exterior Wall Repairs

Industry Name: Heavy/Highway/Utilities

Trade Name: Sitework

Project Street: 880 Riley Court

Project City: Mississauga

Detail Of Services: Balcony Guard Retrofit and Exterior Wall Repairs

Questions Contact: Bidders are advised that inquiries regarding the interpretation of the documents shall be directed to the Purchasing Department via the Submit a Question button for the selected bid opportunity. Karen MacDonald, Purchasing Analyst, Phone: (905) 791-7800, ext. 7622 Email:

Question Deadline: Thu Sep 19, 2019 12:00:00 PM (EDT)

Project Link:

Northern Ontario

Cochrane Public Library Roof Repair

Industry Name: Educational

Trade Name: Libraries

Project Street: 178 Fourth Avenue

Project City: Cochrane

Detail Of Services: Removal and replacement of asphalt shingles, at the Cochrane Public Library.

Questions Contact: Tony Garito, Phone: 705-272-8279 Email:

Project Link:

Burks Falls Municipal Building Interior & Exterior Renovations

Industry Name: Public Buildings

Trade Name: Courthouses/City/Town Halls

Project Street: 172 Ontario Street

Project City: Burks Falls

Detail Of Services: The Village of Burk’s Falls Municipal Building located at 172 Ontario Street contains the municipal office, Council Chambers and the Burks’ Falls Town Theatre. The Village is currently reviewing the condition and use of the building, seeking quotations to repair, modify and repurpose sections of the building.

Municipal Exterior Work:

  • Strap the north wall and a portion of the south facing exterior wall.
  • Install a 1” Styrofoam insulation
  • Remove and reinstall existing downspouts, replacing broken brackets\
  • Remove and reinstall existing communication cables, replacing broken clips.
  • Supply and recommend siding options suitable for a commercial two-story building.
  • Install commercial grade vinyl siding in a colour choice of the Village.

Contractor note: The Village intends to install a 16 x 16 mural on the north facing wall to the west of the theatre entrance. Contractors are to leave this 16×16 area strapped, insulated and plywood installed (no siding is required).

Municipal Interior Work:

  • Remove, dispose of and replace one existing exterior entrance door with an insulated door of similar appearance. Reuse existing hardware where appropriate.
  • Create new entrance into existing washroom with access through common hallway
  • Remove and dispose of existing double closet doors, replacing with a finished wall to complement existing wall
  • Remove existing bathroom door and replace with finished wall to complement existing wall
  • Remove and relocate existing bathroom vanity and sink including plumbing
  • Install new lighting fixture in the new bathroom hallway.
  • All surfaces to be painted in a colour to match existing area.

Town Theatre Work:

Rear Emergency Exist
• Supply and install new door weatherproof seals on both double rear entrances

Concession Stand
• Remove and reinstall 4-foot section of existing confection counter to allow for accessibility access at the rear of the counter.

  • Front Entrance
  • Remove and dispose of existing double entrance doors, 2 sets
  • Supply and install new double doors similar in kind, including hardware, framing, threshold and sweepers
  • Install electrical supply required for the installation of a single automatic door opener
  • Install an electric door opener on the west set of double doors for interior and exterior use.
  • Electric door openers to be placed in a manner not to interfere with manual use.

Questions Contact: Questions can be directed to the Clerk at email: until noon on September 23rd, 2019.

Project Link:

Eastern Ontario

AAFC Flat Roof Replacement – Buildings 19, 34 & 85

Industry Name: Government

Trade Name: Other Government Facilities

Project Street: 960 Carling Ave.

Project City: Ottawa

Detail Of Services: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) requires services to replace all the flat roofing systems on Buildings Number 19, 34 and 85, located on the Central Experimental Farm (CEF), 960 Carling Avenue, Ottawa.

Questions Contact: Lafreniere, Daniel
Phone: 613-759-6876 Email:

Project Link:

University of Ottawa Power Plant & Campus Tunnels Comprehensive Systems Investigation

Industry Name: Educational

Trade Name: College/University

Project Street: Various/Multiple

Project City: Ottawa

Detail Of Services: The University of Ottawa wishes to contract with a multi-disciplinary engineering team with extensive experience in industrial power plants and district energy systems, who can provide pre-design services.

The mandate includes an Investigation & Report (I&R) on infrastructure related to equipment & distribution within the power plant and tunnel network, an Asset Management Plan for capital renewal strategies, an options analysis and feasibility study on both the Power Plant and District Energy modernization, a structural and building envelope analysis of the tunnels themselves, identifying current campus infrastructure and future needs based on Campus Master Plan.

The mandate has six (6) main components as they relate to the power plant, tunnels, and campus infrastructure, which together will complete the investigation:

  • Investigation, Study & Recommendation of all existing infrastructure;
  • Asset Management Plan;
  • Pre-Design Services;
  • District Energy and Utility Strategic Plan – Options Analysis and Feasibility;
  • Snow Melting Pit Study and Options Analysis;
  • Structural and Envelope Analysis of Tunnels;
  • Development of As-Found Documentation Services.

Questions Contact: Marie Brasseur 613-301-0351

Project Link:

Marmora & Lake Township Services

Industry Name: Heavy/Highway/Utilities

Trade Name: Sitework

Project Street: Various/Multiple

Project City: Marmora & Lake

Detail Of Services: The scope of work involves the year-round services for part of Lake Township. The scope shall include, but may not be limited to:

  1. a) Perform snow plowing and sanding service to the following roadways under the jurisdiction of the Municipality:
    (i) Lower Ridge Road to the Boundary,
    (ii) Lake Wollaston Boundary Road,
    (iii) Area of Shawano Development on Dickey Lake,
    (iv) Old Hastings Road to Municipal turnaround,
    (v) Thanet Lake Phase One Development,
    (vi) Lake of Islands Development
  2. b) The contract will include the following:
    (i) Routine patrol over municipal roads to check for hazards and general conditions of roads and record in maintenance record logbook,
    (ii) Plowing and sanding of Municipal roads as listed above,
    (iii) Supply minimum 2-yard wheel loader to township sand shed on North Steenburg Road to load winter sand onto plow truck and snow removal at site,
    (iv) Snow removal at turnarounds area located down from intersection of Dickey Lake Road and Skene Road and the area of the public information board on Dickey Lake Road whenever snow accumulations 4 inches or more,
    (v) Wash Municipal truck minimum twice a month or as needed,
    (vi) Delivery of municipal truck to municipal garage only when required for maintenance,
    (vii) Emergency culvert cleaning to prevent flooding, including the necessary equipment to preform task,
    (viii) Emergency removal of down trees to make roads passable, including the necessary equipment to preform task,
    (ix)Cutting of roadside vegetation with Contractor’s tractor and mower in the month of June and again in August,
    (x) Grading/Road Dragging of Municipal Roads as needed, or as requested by the Manager of Transportation,
    (xi) Put up and remove “Load Restriction” signs and “Flooded Area” signs at appropriate times or as requested by the Manager of Transportation.
  3. c) The Contractor agrees to have all purchases approved by the Manager of Transportation, or the CAO, before making any purchase of any kind

Questions Contact: Kevin Hart

Project Link:

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