The Nisichawayasi Nehetho Culture and Education Authority (“NNCEA”) is seeking bids for the removal and reinstall of 2 concrete pads (the “Project”). The Project includes the removal and installation of concrete in 2 areas with all applicable materials. The Project must be completed by July 15, 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:

Pad 1:

  • Remove the current concrete foundations, rebar and re-mesh in the specified areas
  • Install new rebar (minimum 15M) and re-mesh for the applicable areas with 1’ by 1’ rebar layout
  • Minimum of 3” depth or equivalent to surrounding area, 8 feet wide, 44 feet length
  • Dispose of all materials and ensure cleanliness of work site

Pad 2:

  • Wheelchair ramp is to be a maximum height of 8” at peak and slope to 2”, 18’ 7” wide, 34 feet length with gravel supplied by contractor at footing (2” height by 2 feet length)
  • Install new rebar (minimum 15M) and re-mesh for the applicable areas with 1’ by 1’ rebar layout
  • Pad 2 can use the existing concrete and be built on top of with vertical and horizontal rebar reinforcements.
  • Dispose of all materials and ensure cleanliness of work site.

Both Pads:

  • 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Submission date: May 17 2021 at 12:00 p.m. Bids cannot be withdrawn after 15 days of the submission date.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 note due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and restrictions email submissions will be accepted but will not be viewed nor printed until after the deadline.

Contractor Responsibilities and Liabilities

  • The Contractor is responsible to perform the work in a good and workmanlike manner and to correct any defective work or work not performed as provided for by NNCEA, at its request.
  • The Contractor is responsible for obtaining and paying for any required permits, licenses or certificates necessary for the performance of the work (National Building Codes of Canada or Provincial Construction Regulations).
  • The Contractor is responsible for obtaining liability insurance in a form deemed suitable by NNCEA.
  • The Contractor shall provide evidence of compliance with workers’ compensation legislation including payments due thereunder, if applicable.
  • The Contractor is liable for the actions of all of its employees or sub-contractors that are engaged to perform work in relation to the Project.
  • The Contractor is responsible for the safety of all persons it permits on the site during the duration of the Project.
  • The Contractor is responsible for obtaining and paying for all tools and equipment, including safety equipment, it requires in relation to the Project.
  • The Contractor is responsible to inform the NNCEA Assistant Director of Education of any unsafe health hazards or conditions that may arise throughout the course of the Project.
  • Any additional work that may be required by the Contractor will be negotiated between the Contractor and NNCEA. Any additional work should not commence until approved by NNCEA in writing.
  • The Contractor shall provide the required notices and comply with the laws, rules, regulations, and codes which are or become in force during the Project and which relate to the Contractor’s word, to the preservation of the public health and construction safety.

Responsibilities of NNCEA

  • Provide Contractor with access to the Project site during hours requested by the Contractor.
  • Communicate with the Contractor about any on-going needs and status updates.
  • NNCEA shall be responsible for the payment of unforeseen, reasonable expenses affiliated with the Project as long as the Contractor and NNCEA agree in writing to any additional costs.
  • NNCEA will not to be liable for any damages sustained by the Contractor in the course of work it undertakes in relation to the Project.

Schedule and Payment Schedule

  • NNCEA will negotiate with the Contractor a schedule for the completion of the Project, with an end date of July 15, 2021 unless a later date is agreed upon by the parties.
  • NNCEA will negotiate with the Contractor a fair payment schedule to reflect the work being done (this may include a 25%, 50%, 25% payment schedule).
  • All payments will be subject to legislation and statutory regulations respecting holdback percentages.

Scope of Work

  • Contractor is responsible for removing existing concrete, rebar, and re-mesh from Pad #1
  • Contractor is responsible for prepping, pouring, marking off, and ensuring adequate reinforcements for pad #1
  • Contractor is responsible to ensure pad #1 has adequate depth for longevity and the proper dimensions to seal the pad to surrounding concrete and building
  • Contractor is responsible for removing any railings from pad #2
  • Contractor is responsible for ensuring pad #2 consist of a wheelchair ramp that has a height of 8” to meet the current steps and ending height of 2”
  • Contractor is responsible for providing and laying gravel at the bottom of pad #2 that is a minimum of 2” in height and 2 feet in length
  • Contractor is responsible for any touch ups to current landing on pad #2 around storm drain to ensure pad is level
  • The contractor is responsible for the safety of all employees and those working on site as well the safety and security of each work site.
  • The contractor is responsible for ensuring the work area is left clean once the project is complete

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

Download Tender Application

*Note: The application form is on the last page of the PDF download.

Pad #1

Pad #2