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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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Tender: Supply and Delivery of LED String Lights

Wed, Sep 17, 2014

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Tender Number: T2013/14-034-HP
Tender Closing Date: October 1, 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 Supply and Delivery of LED String Lights 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 seeking a vendor to supply LED commercial and standard grade string lighting systems and accessories for the winter holiday season.

The successful vendor is to supply and deliver the goods as per specifications within five (5) business days from time of order. A purchase order is expected to be issued by October 8th, 2014.

After the order is placed with the successful bidder, there will be no substitutions allowed without written confirmation by the NPC.

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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Niagara Parks to Host Run or Dye 5K Fun Run

Fri, Aug 29, 2014

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For Immediate Release
August 29, 2014

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC) is pleased to once again host the second annual Run or Dye 5K Fun Run along the south Niagara Parkway on Saturday, September 6, 2014.

Participants of this unique 5K running experience are blasted from head to toe in different colour dyes as they pass through “colour zones” located at each kilometre along the course, ending with a fun post-race party at Rapidsview Park.

To facilitate this race, road closures will be in effect from 3 a.m. to 1 p.m., with a full road closure of the Niagara Parkway in effect from the Floral Showhouse south to the Portage Road intersection at Macklem Street. This closure will also encompass Dufferin Islands, Burning Springs Hill and NPC’s Upper Rapids Boulevard.

  • Dufferin Islands, including Burning Springs Hill will be closed to all vehicular traffic during this time.
  • Residents on Rapidsview Drive in Chippawa (which intersects with the Parkway) will be permitted access via a single southbound lane to Portage Road with the assistance of the Niagara Parks Police.
  • The Floral Showhouse, Falls Parking Lot and Fraser Hill Parking Lot are accessible from the north using the southbound lanes of the Niagara Parkway and via Murray Street onto the Niagara Parkway.
  • All lanes are expected to re-open at approximately 1 p.m.

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.

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Upcoming Events at the Niagara Glen Friends of the Niagara Glen Fall Clean-Up & Guided Hiking Tours

Fri, Aug 29, 2014

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For Immediate Release
August 28, 2014

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Parks Commission (NPC), in partnership with the Friends of the Niagara Glen, will be hosting a clean-up event in the Glen on Saturday September 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All are welcome to join the group and come out to help remove litter and graffiti from these magnificent natural areas. All help is appreciated!

The Niagara Glen is an undeniable treasure trove of natural beauty. The rugged terrain masks a much more sensitive side that needs our help. Approximately 490 species of vulnerable plants and animals call the Glen home and an unprecedented number of them are listed as either “at risk” or “rare” in the province; one of the largest concentrations anywhere in Ontario. (more…)

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