How To Bid

Bidders are reminded to carefully read and follow the instructions for submitting a bid, as bids that are submitted incorrectly will not be considered. The Board is not obliged to accept any bid nor is the Board required to issue an interest as the result of this Call for Bids.

Below is a list of all written submissions received for public posting by the Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board in regards to the NS-13-1 Call for Bids. Written submissions were due by 4pm on October 10th, 2013.

Organization Author
Membertou First Nation
(Membertou Commercial Fisheries)
Hubert Nicholas
Director of Fisheries
Area 23 Snow Crab Fisherman's Association Gordan K MacDonald
Managing Director
The Maritimes Energy Association Barbara Pike
Chief Executive Officer
Affiliation of Seafood Producers Association of Nova Scotia Peter Norsworthy
Executive Director
Shubenacadie Band Council Chief Rufus Copage
Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources John Couture
Commercial Fisheries Liaison Coordinator
Maritime Aboriginal Peoples Council Roger J. Hunka
Director of Intergovernmental Affairs
LFA27 Management Board David Ferguson
Veronika Brzeski
Project Manager
Department of Fisheries and Oceans Glen Herbert for David Millar
Regional Director, Ecosystems Management, Maritimes Region

Further submissions may be added as permissions from authors are received.

The Board encourages written submissions and considers each letter. To see the Board’s official response, please click here

To submit a bid for consideration, please ensure:

  • The terms and conditions of Call for Bids NS13-1 have been carefully read.
  • Each Bid is submitted in a single sealed envelope.
  • The single envelope contains a completed Appendix II “Bid Response Form” that indicates the dollar value of the Work Expenditure Bid.
  • The single envelope contains a Bid Deposit (a certified cheque or bank draft payable to the Receiver General for Canada in the amount of $10,000).
  • The single envelope is clearly marked “CALL FOR BIDS No. NS13-1 (Parcel #___)”.
  • The single envelope is labeled with the bidders name and mailing address.

Section 2.3 of Call for Bids NS13-1 describes the submission of bids:

Submission of Bids

 (a) Bids must be received by the Board before 4:00 p.m. Atlantic Standard Time, October 24, 2013 at the following address:

Christine Bonnell-Eisnor

Director, Rights Management & Finance
Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board
18th Floor, TD Centre
1791 Barrington Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3J 3K9

 (b) Bids must be in the form attached as Appendix II and must be submitted in a sealed envelope marked "CALL FOR BIDS No. NS13-1 (Parcel # _ )".