Department of National Defence

Department of National Defence

December 04, 2012 15:04 ET

Minister MacKay Announces Two Contract Awards for Canadian Forces Base Halifax

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 4, 2012) - The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, today announced two contract awards at Canadian Forces Base Halifax. The first contract for the construction of new semi-detached residential housing units at 12 Wing Shearwater, which was awarded to Blunden Construction (1995) Limited, and valued at $592 000.

The second contract, valued at $592 411, was awarded to C&D Cleaning and Security Services Limited for the janitorial services at Stadacona.

"The Canadian Armed Forces are an integral part of our community and these contracts help generate jobs in the Halifax community," said Minister MacKay. "These contract awards are important to ensure our men and women live and work in a healthy and safe environment, but also to maintain morale and local base operations and activities."

The Canadian Armed Forces is a first-class, modern military delivering excellence at home and is a strong and reliable partner in the defence of North America making meaningful contributions to international security.

The Government of Canada conducted open, fair, and transparent competition processes to award contracts for these projects.

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