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Policy 302 Purchasing

Policy Statement

It is the policy of the Upper Grand District School Board, through a system-wide purchasing process, to obtain goods and/or services at an acceptable level of quality, and in a timely fashion to support the educational goals of the system.

The Board adheres to all procurement laws, regulations, rules, acts and the Broader Public Sector Procurement Directive to serve the public interest with fair, open and transparent procurement processes in the acquisition of goods and services.

The Board will deal with suppliers in a fair, ethical and accountable manner, and will follow professional purchasing practices and procedures to obtain maximum value for each dollar expended in the support of its students and schools.


First adopted: April 1998
Revision history: February 2010, June 2013, June 2017