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Commodity:Construction Services, Facilities renovations
Description:State of Good Repair Work at John Booth Memorial Arena
The supply of all Labour, Products, Equipment and Supervision required to complete State of Good Repair Work at John Booth Memorial Arena on behalf of the Parks, Forestry and Recreation Division of the City of Toronto.

Questions about this Tender should be directed in writing to Alma Salcedo at

For more information, please refer to Section 2 – Information for Bidders, Subsection - 3 Deadline for Questions. The last day for questions with respect to this tender is four (4) working days prior to closing.
Call AwardCall number: 50-2019
Successful bidder
and contract amount:
State of Good Repair Work at John Booth Memorial Arena
Duron Ontario Ltd
Date awarded:June 5, 2019
Client division:Parks, Forestry & Recreation
Issue date:February 19, 2019Closing date:March 21, 2019
at 12:00 Noon
Notes:7 Addenda
50-2019 NOIP.pdf (649 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/19/2019 11:41:40 AM
50-2019 Viewing Copy Only.pdf (8499 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/19/2019 11:49:03 AM
TCN 50-2019 - John Booth Arena - Architectural Drawings.pdf (5876 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/19/2019 11:50:06 AM
TCN 50-2019 - John Booth Arena - Struct.Mech.Elec.Refrig Drawings.pdf (4161 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/19/2019 11:50:40 AM
TCN 50-2019 - Addendum No. 1.pdf (915 Kbytes) - Posted on 02/26/2019 02:44:42 PM
TCN 50- 2019 - Addendum No. 2.pdf (3255 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/04/2019 09:20:10 AM
TCN 50-2019 Addendum No. 3.pdf (5193 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/08/2019 11:06:32 AM
50-2019 Addendum No. 4.pdf (5131 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/13/2019 02:09:03 PM
50-2019 Addendum No. 5.pdf (87 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/14/2019 02:08:54 PM
50-2019 Addendum No. 6.pdf (649 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/15/2019 02:32:09 PM
50-2019 Addendum No. 7.pdf (676 Kbytes) - Posted on 03/19/2019 10:54:09 AM
Pre-bid meeting:Bidders are required to attend the following Mandatory Site Meeting to ascertain the amount of work involved.

Bidders are required to attend the following Mandatory Site Meeting to ascertain the amount of work involved. A Mandatory Site Meeting will take place at 10:00 am local time on February 28, 2019 at John Booth Memorial Arena, located at 230 Gosford Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario. Meet with the City representative in front of the building entrance. Site meetings will not be available at any other times.

Bidders must sign in with the City’s Representative at the Mandatory Site Meeting during the designated date and time for their Bid to be considered.

Bids submitted by Bidders that do not attend the mandatory site meeting SHALL be declared non-compliant.
Buyer:Salcedo, AlmaPhone number:416-392-6057
Email:asalced@toronto.caLocation:City Hall, 19th Floor West Tower
Non-refundable document fee:
$100.00 + 13.00 HST = $113.00

Hide details for Scope of work:Scope of work:

Security / Bid Deposit:

Every Bidder shall submit with their Bid a Bid Bond in the amount of 10% of the Bid amount and will agree to provide a Performance Bond and a Labour and Material Bond for the due and proper performance of the Work, each in the amount of 50% of the Contract amount including an extended 24 month warranty period. The Bonds will be issued by a licensed surety company authorized to transact business in the Province of Ontario and shall be maintained in good standing until the fulfilment of the Contract.


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The rehabilitation of this facility is being conducted as part of the City of Toronto, Parks, Forestry and Recreation, capital plan.

Scope of Work:

This project is a State of Good Repair project at the John Booth Memorial Arena, located at 230 Gosford Boulevard, Toronto, Ontario.

The scope of work is described as:

 Replacement of the majority of the existing skating ice refrigeration equipment
 Replacement of the concrete rink slab, apron slab and Zamboni Room floor slab
 New barrier-free viewing ramp
 Replacement of bleacher heating
 Replacement of interior and exterior doors
 Complete upgrade of existing change-rooms, including converting two existing change-rooms into barrier-free change rooms
 Complete upgrade of existing men’s and women’s washrooms
 Creation of a new universal barrier-free washroom
 Upgrade of finishes in the Senior’s Room and Multi-purpose Room
 New windows
 New automatic sliding door in the interior of the facility
 Replacement of existing roof and metal wall cladding
 Replacement ladder for roof access
 Painting throughout the interior of the facility
 Lighting replacement
 Mechanical and electrical upgrades to support the scope of work
 Miscellaneous repairs and upgrades

For more detail refer to the Drawings and Technical Specifications that form part of this Tender Completion of the Work of this Contract:

1. The bidder agrees to execute the Contract within 7 working days after presentation of the Contract for execution by the Owner or anyone acting on behalf of the owner.

2. It is understood that some of the work will take place while public permits are active onsite. Generally speaking during these period, the facility needs to be maintained as functional from 2pm to midnight weekly, and fully so on weekends, answering all requirements of public occupancy. The operating portion of the facility must have operating power, water, heat and ventilation, and all other systems required for function and permit use, and must be kept free of materials, debris, dust or odors, A work-plan must be submitted by the successful bidder after Contract award that includes detailed schedule and strategy, and will be coordinated with the management of the facility according to the requirements of its operation.

3. It is understood that time is of the essence for this project. In addition to final delivery dates the following schedule outlines access and occupancy requirements, be described in the project work-plan and shall form part of the Contract for these works:

Start work onsite (Phase 1): May 1, 2019
Last day of public permits – Hockey March 30, 2019
Ice Plant Start-Up: October 1, 2019
Controlled (New) Slab Pulldown: Oct. 3 to Oct. 9, 2019
City Forces Make Ice: Oct. 10 to Oct. 20, 2019
Ice Skating Public Permits are active at facility: Oct. 22, 2019 to Mar.30, 2020

Start work onsite (Phase 2): April 1, 2020
Complete work onsite (Phase 2): June 30, 2020
Substantial Completion: June 30, 2020
Facility opens after Phase 2 Work July 1, 2020

Total Completion of all Works: July 10, 2020

Please note that full technical specifications and DSS report follows this Section.

Drawings are posted on the following website:

Click on the link "view summary" under Tender Call No. 50-2019 and click on the following file:

TCN 50-2019 – John Booth Arena – Drawings

Mandatory Submission Requirements:

Experience and Qualifications

The Bidder must have the following experiences in order to be considered for award:

1. The bidder must have completed as a General Contractor:

a. A minimum of two (2) projects within the last seven (7) years involving the construction of new or replacement of skating ice refrigeration system, refrigerated concrete slab and all associated mechanical components and electrical equipment installation conforming to all legislative and certification requirements, and having a minimum dollar value of $1,000,000.00 Canadian dollars for each project (excluding taxes). At least one such project must have been completed for an entity such as municipality or other government agency, and

b. A minimum of two (2) projects within the last ten (10) years involving work of State-of-Good Repair (SGR) rehabilitation-based construction work, delivered according to schedule requirements having a minimum dollar value of $2,000,000.00 Canadian dollars for each project (excluding taxes). At least one such project must have been carried out while the facility or parts of the facility remained operational during construction.

2. The assigned construction site superintendent(s) must have supervised a minimum of two (2) projects involving all construction of a new or replacement of skating ice refrigeration system and all associated mechanical components and electrical equipment installation in the last seven (7) years. The Bidder must provide the resume(s), one (1) page maximum, for the assigned construction site superintendent(s) which must specify the above.

3. Must have representation who is familiar with all legislative and certification requirements within the Province of Ontario

4. Must have been in business as a general contractor, continuously for the past ten years

Note: The Bidder should submit signed consent forms authorizing the disclosure of personal information to the City, or its designated agent(s), for any resumes that are submitted; however, the bidder will accept liability if signed consent forms and resumes are not disclosed to the City.

The Bidder will not be permitted to change the assigned construction site superintendent without the written approval of the Contract Administrator. Any request for changing the assigned construction site superintendent must be submitted in writing.

5. All project have achieved substantial performance completion as defined in the Construction Lien Act, and must have completed testing and commissioning.

Certificate of Recognition (COR™) Requirement Information

Bidders must possess and maintain a valid Certificate of Recognition (COR™) or an Equivalent OHS Certification, such as ISO 45001 for the duration of the Contract, The Successful Bidder shall provide a copy of a valid Certificate of Recognition (COR™) or Equivalent OHS Certification in the legal name of the entity submitting the tender within three (3) working days upon being contacted by the City prior to award.

Subcontractors will not be expected to hold COR certification, but they will be expected to adhere to the certified General Contractor’s Health and Safety Program.

"Certificate of Recognition (COR™)" means the nationally recognized occupational health and safety certification granted to qualifying firms by the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association (IHSA) of Ontario or its successor.

"Equivalent OHS Certification" means an occupational health and safety certification issued to qualifying firms by an independent third-party organization and accepted by the City (in the City's sole discretion) as equivalent to the Certificate of Recognition (COR ™).

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