19. For the purposes of awarding any contract, at least 3 suppliers shall be selected.
Where a list contains more than 3 names, the selection shall be made at random. It shall also be public with at least 2 witnesses present, at a time, date and place specified in a notice published in the electronic tendering system provided for in section 3, at the latest 3 days before the date specified.
A supplier that, in the 2 years preceding the selection date, has received an unsatisfactory performance assessment that meets the conditions in paragraph 2.0.1 of section 573 of the Cities and Towns Act (chapter C-19) may be excluded from the selection.
O.C. 646-2002, s. 19; O.C. 1161-2013, s. 3.