1. Cannor Nurseries Ltd.
2. Dinesen Nurseries Ltd.
3. East Richmond Nurseries Inc.
4. Speciment Trees Wholesale Nurseries Ltd.

Closing Date

September 12, 2019

Revised October 1, 2020


Richard D. Oppelt
Manager, Procurement Services
Finance Department
Tel: (604) 590-7274

Request for Quotations


All plant material must be grown, packaged, and graded according to "British Columbia Nursery Trades Association" specifications.  Any material not conforming to these specifications shall be returned at the Contractor’s expense.  Likewise, any material having perennial weeds or grasses in the root zone shall not be accepted.

All materials offered by the Contractor and purchased shall be fit and suitable for its intended purpose.

Any material, as determined by the City, which is determined to be unsuitable, shall be removed at the Contractor’s expense within five (5) business days after notification.

Quality Control

All trees may be inspected, and hand selected by the City at the nursery supplying the trees before the trees are dug. All nursery stock certificates, registration or certification tags, etc. shall be supplied to the City by the Contractor when trees are shipped to the City’s designated tree planting service provider.

Quotation should indicate where stock would be available for viewing currently. Trees brought in from outside of the Lower Mainland may be considered when no other sources are available locally.

Movement of the trees shall comply with the regulations of all applicable federal, provincial and local regulations, and all required inspection certificates shall accompany each shipment and shall be filed with the City.


All trees to be warranted for a minimum period of twelve (12) months from the invoice date and shall be alive and in satisfactory growth for each specific kind of tree, as determined by the City.

Full delivery is required by December 1, 2019.

RFQ document for download:
Supply and Delivery of Park Replacement Trees (.pdf)
Schedule B - Form of Quotation (.doc)

If the City determines that an amendment is required to this RFQ, the City Representative will issue a written addendum by posting it on the BC Bid Website at (the “BC Bid Website”) and the City Website at (the “City Website”) that will form part of this RFQ.  It is the responsibility of Contractors to check the BC Bid Website and the City Website for addenda.  The only way this RFQ may be added to, or amended in any way, is by a formal written addendum.  No other communication, whether written or oral, from any person will affect or modify the terms of this RFQ or may be relied upon by any Contractor.  By delivery of a Quotation, the Contractor is deemed to have received, accepted and understood the entire RFQ, including any and all addenda..

All inquiries related to this Request for Quotation ("RFQ") should be directed in writing to the contact person named above.