GRICS, AT THE core OF EDUCATION FOR MORE THAN 35 YEARS
In addition to being the official supplier to all Quebec school boards and several private schools and post-secondary institutions, GRICS enables some companies to benefit from tools developed to meet their specific needs. Every year, two million Quebecers trust us to simplify their work, enable them to communicate better and increase their productivity.
OUR INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS ARE DEVELOPPED IN COLLABORATION WITH ACTUAL USERS
GRICS software solutions are developed in collaboration with users to ensure that they meet the real needs of students, parents, teachers and administrative staff. Since our mission is to be a trusted information technology partner, we ensure that our users are consulted and involved at every stage in the development of a product. Moreover, school boards in every region of Quebec are represented on our board of directors.
WE MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER!
GRICS has been offering you high quality products for more than 35 years. Today, we simplify your life with flexible, integrated, mobile and user-friendly cloud computing solutions. They help you save time and avoid duplicate work.
Board of Directors
Chair of the Board
Director General, C.s.s. de Saint-Hyacinthe
Executive Vice-President and representative of the FCSSQ
Director General, Fédération des centres de services scolaires du Québec
Representative of the QUESBA
Director of Labour Relations of the Quebec English School Boards Association
Bas-Saint-Laurent – Gaspésie – Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Director General, C.s.s. des Phares
Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean
Director General, C.s.s. du Pays-des-Bleuets
Capitale-Nationale – Chaudière-Appalaches
Director General, C.s.s. de la Capitale
Mauricie – Centre-du-Québec
Director General, C.s.s. de l’Énergie
Deputy Director General, C.s.s. de la Région-de-Sherbrooke
Laval – Laurentides – Lanaudière
Director General, C.s.s. des Samares
Director General, C.s.s. Marie-Victorin
Deputy Director General, C.s.s. Marguerite-Bourgeoys
Deputy Director General, C.s.s. des Draveurs
Abitibi-Témiscamingue and Nord-du-Québec
Director General, C.s.s. du Lac-Témiscamingue
Deputy Director General, C.s.s. de l’Estuaire
Chief Executive Officer (non-voting)
Sébastien Gougeon, Esq.
Secretary General and Director of Legal Affairs and Contract Management (non-voting)
Director General, Digital Transformation and Information Resources (non-voting)
Chief Executive Officer
Sébastien Gougeon, Esq.
Secretary General and Director of Legal Affairs and Contract Management
Vice-President, Software Solutions Realization
Bruno-Paul Latortue (interim)
Vice-présidente, Strategy, Innovation and Product Portfolio
Josée Bouchard (interim)
Vice-President, Services, Implementation and Content Development
Vice-President, Financial, Human and Administrative Resources
Vice-President, Operations and Safety
As of January 25, 2019, GRICS is subject to the Act respecting contracting by public bodies and the regulations thereunder pursuant to section 6.1 of that Act.
Publication of invitations to tender, contracts awarded and other notices
GRICS notices, tender documents and adjudications, if any, are only posted on the site of the Système électronique d’appel d’offres (SEAO), which brings together the various public procurement notices. Suppliers interested in public procurement may consult the published notices and obtain the related documents.
Complaints related to the awarding of a contract
An interested company or a group of companies interested in participating in the tendering process or their representative may file a complaint with GRICS regarding a public call for tenders involving an expenditure equal to or greater than the applicable minimum public tender threshold if the documents of that call for tenders or an amendment to those documents :
- Provide for conditions that do not ensure the fair and equitable treatment of competitors;
- Do not allow competitors to participate, although they are qualified to meet the needs expressed;
- Do not otherwise comply with the normative framework.
It can also complain about entering into a private contract if, after publication of a notice of intention in the SEAO, it has expressed an interest in carrying out the contract.
It may also complain about the process of awarding or granting a government contract other than those mentioned above.
You can consult the GRICS procedure for receiving and handling complaints in this regard.
For more information on the AMP, please visit the File a complaint concerning a public contract section of their website.
To lodge a complaint, you must use the official form of the Autorité des marchés publics (AMP) which can be found at the following address https://amp.quebec/en/file-complaint/complaint-public-body/ and send it by e-mail to the following address firstname.lastname@example.org. Everything must be sent to the attention of the person designated in the procedure no later than the deadline for the submission of complaints indicated in the call for tenders or in the above-mentioned procedure for other cases.
CALLS FOR TENDERS AND CONTRACTS AWARDED
The notices, tender documents and GRICS awards, if applicable, are published on the website of the “Système électronique d’appel d’offres” (SEAO), which brings together the various public procurement notices. The suppliers interested in public procurement can consult published notices and obtain related documents.