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Tender: Road Maintenance Asphalt Repairs

Fri, Oct 17, 2014

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Tender Number: RFT-02-2014-HP
Tender Closing Date: October 31, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Introduction

This Request for Tenders (“RFT”) is an invitation to prospective bidders to submit tenders for the provision of Road Maintenance Asphalt Repairs as further described in Part 2 – The Deliverables (the “Deliverables”). This RFT is issued by The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) and is a Provincial Crown Agency and a corporation incorporated by an Act of the Provincial Legislature of Ontario on the 23rd of April 1887 and continued under the Niagara Parks Act. R.S.O. 1990, Chapter N3.

The Niagara Parks Commission has issued this Request for Tenders for the milling and repaving of various sections of roadway on the Niagara Parkway in order to repair distressed and deteriorated sections of roadway.

More details on the deliverables of this RFT can be found on NPC’s MERX landing page by following the link below:

RFT to be obtained only through MERX:

This RFT is available only through MERX, the electronic tendering system used by the Province of Ontario. For further information about MERX, call 1-800-964-MERX or visit MERX website at Merx.com

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Tender: Fabricate & Install Galvanized Steel Staircase

Fri, Oct 17, 2014

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Tender Number: RFT-01-2014-HP
Tender Closing Date: November 3, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Introduction

This Request for Tenders (“RFT”) is an invitation to prospective bidders to submit tenders to Fabricate & Install Galvanized Steel Staircase as further described in Part 2 – The Deliverables (the “Deliverables”). This RFT is issued by The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) and is a Provincial Crown Agency and a corporation incorporated by an Act of the Provincial Legislature of Ontario on the 23rd of April 1887 and continued under the Niagara Parks Act. R.S.O. 1990, Chapter N3.

The Niagara Parks Commission is looking for a certified welding company to fabricate and install a galvanized steel staircase as per provided drawings and specifications.

The staircase will be installed across from the Whirlpool Golf Course’s parking lot to the Niagara gorge pathway lookout point. Staircase will include gates, which will be closed during the winter months to prevent access to the staircase.

The staircase is to prevent fall hazards due to public climbing over the guardrail. The staircase will provide a safe way down the gorge hill.

More details on the deliverables of this RFT can be found on NPC’s MERX landing page by following the link below:

RFT to be obtained only through MERX:

This RFT is available only through MERX, the electronic tendering system used by the Province of Ontario. For further information about MERX, call 1-800-964-MERX or visit MERX website at Merx.com

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Discover Spectacular Autumn Colours along the Niagara Parkway

Fri, Oct 3, 2014

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For Immediate Release
October 3, 2014

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) is pleased to offer a variety of great activities and spectacular venues to enjoy the beauty of autumn, as we approach the coming holiday weekend.

Celebrate the serenity and colours of the fall season all along the scenic 56 kilometre Niagara Parkway, which Sir Winston Churchill once described as the prettiest Sunday afternoon drive in the world. Your travels along the Niagara River will offer breathtaking views as you experience the transformation of seasons, through the bold red, gold and orange leaves, which surround you. You can also witness the beauty of the season up close by hiking the Niagara Glen or view of the spectacular scenery of fall on the Whirlpool Aero Car.

A popular destination for hiking and cycling, the accompanying Niagara River Recreational Trail also offers seasonal bicycle rental facilities, operated by ZOOM Leisure, at Smuggler’s Cove in Niagara-on-the-Lake (please call to confirm availability: 1-866-811-6993). The trail is not only beautiful but also educational, with over 100 historic plaques, sites and monuments that mark waypoints along the length of the property.

The popular Niagara Falls Adventure Pass has also been extended into November, so there is still time to plan your Niagara adventure. Bring the entire family and experience the new Hornblower Niagara Cruises boat tour; explore the historic tunnels and incredible observation deck at Journey Behind the Falls; see the amazing class six rapids from the boardwalk at White Water Walk; and discover the story of the Falls at Niagara’s Fury. For more information, visit: www.niagaraparks.com.

Fall Highlights at Niagara Parks

Harvest Display at the Niagara Parks Floral Showhouse

Open Daily: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
7145 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario
A harvest-themed display is now in place at the Floral Showhouse alongside the annual Reiger Begonia Show, featuring pumpkins, gourds and other fall décor. The beloved greenhouse will transition to the popular Chrysanthemum Show on October 18. Admission: Adult $5, Child (ages 6-12) $3.75. Children 5 and under FREE. Season Passes are available. For more information, please call (905) 354-1721.

All Hallow’s Eve Ghost Tours at Old Fort Erie

October 18, 24 and 25 at 7:30 p.m.
350 Lakeshore Road, Fort Erie, Ontario
Experience the traditions of Halloween, 1812-style, brought to life through the ghosts of Canada’s bloodiest battlefield. Admission: Adult $12.25, Child (ages 6-12) $7.95.
Children 5 and under are FREE. For reservations, please contact: (905) 871-0540.

Falls Fireworks and Coca-Cola Concert Series

Following a day of experiencing all that Niagara Parks has to offer, take in the evening Coca-Cola Concert at the Illumination Stage within Queen Victoria Park, every Friday and Sunday, concluding on Canadian Thanksgiving Monday, October 13.

Following the concerts, Falls Fireworks will be launched at 10 p.m., on Friday, Sunday and Thanksgiving Monday and will continue every Friday and Sunday throughout October. For further information on additional fireworks throughout the year, please visit: www.niagaraparks.com/fireworks.

Dining with a View

Let Niagara Parks’ talented team of chefs do the cooking this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, featuring unique dining experiences that offer unsurpassed views of the Falls and lower Niagara River. Whether you’re looking for a romantic dinner or a fun family night out among the sights and sounds of Niagara, you’ll find great choices along the Niagara Parkway for casual or elegant dining. Visit www.niagaraparks.com/dining for the latest seasonal menus.

October 12
Thanksgiving Sunday Brunch
Queenston Heights Restaurant

14184 Niagara Parkway, Queenston, Ontario
NPC’s prestigious Queenston Heights Restaurant will be serving up a delicious Thanksgiving brunch on Sunday, October 12. Reservations are recommended to ensure that you don’t miss out; call 905-262-4274 to reserve your spot.

October 11, 12 & 13
Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner – Elements on the Falls Restaurant

Upper level of Table Rock, 6650 Niagara Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario
Relax and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal with a fabulous view of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls as you enjoy the ambiance and relaxation of experiencing the Falls in autumn. To make your reservations, please call: 905-354-3631

About The Niagara Parks Commission

NPC is committed to a vision of Ontario’s Niagara Parks as one that Preserves a rich heritage, Conserves natural wonders, and Inspires people world-wide. Founded in 1885, The Niagara Parks Commission is an Operational Enterprise Agency of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport. Its mission is to protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

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For more information, visit www.niagaraparks.com or contact:
Tony Baldinelli
Senior Manager, Communications and Stakeholder Relations
tbaldinelli@niagaraparks.com
(905) 353-5408

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Tender: General Construction Contracting Services for the Falls Incline Railway – Lower Terminal Plaza

Fri, Sep 26, 2014

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Tender Number: T2013/14-036-HP
Tender Closing Date: October 10, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Introduction

The scope of work includes the creation of a new pedestrian plaza at the lower terminal of the Falls Incline Railway.

The goal for this project is to:

  • Create a more welcoming and comfortable public space which is people centric;
  • Improve customer flow and make the site more accessible for everyone;
  • Enhance the connectivity of the Falls Incline Railway to the Table Rock Welcome Centre

Key Features of the new pedestrian plaza are:

  • Stone planters;
  • Planting beds;
  • Heated concrete paving;
  • Pathway and accent lighting;
  • Signage.

More details on the deliverables of this RFT can be found on NPC’s MERX landing page by following the link below:

RFT to be obtained only through MERX:

This RFT is available only through MERX, the electronic tendering system used by the Province of Ontario. For further information about MERX, call 1-800-964-MERX or visit MERX website at Merx.com

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Roofing Construction Contracting Services for the Distribution Centre – Roof Replacement Project

Wed, Sep 17, 2014

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Tender Number: T2013/14-035-HP
Tender Closing Date: October 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. ET

Introduction

The Niagara Parks Commission requests Roofing Construction Contractor Bidders to submit Tenders to provide Roofing Construction Contracting Services for the referenced project as per the scope of services described hereinafter in this Request for Tender (RFT). The successful Bidder will work with the Niagara Parks Commission, tenant(s), stakeholder(s), and the Niagara Parks Commission retained Consultants for this project. The Niagara Parks Commission and may be further defined as the Niagara Parks Commission, NPC and / or Owner hereinafter.

The successful Bidder will provide a team of specialists (in-house or outsourced) who can provide all the required services necessary to complete the assignment within the specified timeframe.

More details on the deliverables of this RFT can be found on NPC’s MERX landing page by following the link below:

RFT to be obtained only through MERX:

This RFT is available only through MERX, the electronic tendering system used by the Province of Ontario. For further information about MERX, call 1-800-964-MERX or visit MERX website at Merx.com

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