The Nisichawayasi Nehetho Culture and Education Authority (“NNCEA”) is seeking bids for the supply and installation of 12 wheelchair accessible automated openers (the “Project”). The Project includes the supply and installation of wheel chair accessibility features at our elementary school. The Project must be completed by March 31, 2021, unless an extension is agreed upon in advance by NNCEA and the successful bidder. Given requirements set by the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (“NCN”), the successful bidder will be required to submit a mitigation/safety plan that addressees the safety, health and welfare of NCN, as it relates to the Project. The Project contains, among other things, the following requirements:

  • Supply and install 12 (2-way/on both sides of the door) wheelchair accessible door hardware (push to open) with electrical hook up and battery backup.
  • Ensure the current lock and fob system is linked into or not affected by the operation of each accessibility operator.
  • Provide evidence of compliance with workers’ compensation legislation;
  • Obtain liability insurance in a form deemed suitable by NNCEA;
  • Obtain, at its own cost, all necessary permits.

Contract stipulations, including responsibilities and liabilities of the parties, payment schedule and scope of work are available for review by all bidders at the Alice Moore Education Centre or via email by contacting nicc@nncea.ca

Bids will be accepted by Nic Campbell via email at nicc@nncea.ca or in person submitted to the Alice Moore Education Centre in an envelope prior to the submission date set out below.

Submission date: February 25, 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Bids cannot be withdrawn after 15 days of the submission date.

Submissions after the submission date will not be accepted. To modify a bid prior to the submission date, please contact Nic Campbell at nicc@nncea.ca or 204-484-2095.

All or lowest bids not necessarily accepted, if there are no bids that meet the needs of NNCEA, the Project may be re-tendered or terminated. Selection criteria is based on price, experience, and compliance with NNCEA requirements set out above.

Please contact Nic Campbell if you require additional information at 204-484-2095 or 519-330-4707 or by email at nicc@nncea.ca