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UPDATE: November 27, 2020,  in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Appeals Tribunal continues to postpone in-person hearings.  The Tribunal is scheduling hearings via alternative options such as virtual hearings, written and telephone.  

In addition the office is not open and staff are working remotely.  Staff can be contacted via telephone, fax or email.

New Rules of Procedure are in effect

These Rules are effective as of April 30, 2021 and replace the Rules adopted in June 2006

These Rules apply to all proceedings, including further steps taken in proceedings that were commenced prior to April 30, 2021

Welcome to the Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal

The Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal (“Tribunal”) is constituted under Section 14 of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Act.

The Tribunal provides an independent, accessible avenue of appeal on a variety of agricultural issues under a number of provincial statutes and have them heard by an impartial and knowledgeable tribunal.