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Effective March 16, 2020, in light of COVID-19, the Tribunal is implementing a new policy to postpone in-person hearings and reschedule to a later date. Where feasible, alternative hearing options such as written and telephone hearings will be considered to minimize disruption to hearings across the organization.

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

Welcome to the Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs Appeal Tribunal and the Board of Negotiation,

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.

The Board of Negotiation (“BON”) serves as the body that negotiates settlements  of claims between parties under the provisions of section 172 of the Environmental Protection Act.