Alum Vicky Eatrides, LLB ’00, is the new Chair and CEO of the CRTC

Faculty of Law - Common Law Section
Faculty of Law - Common Law Section
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On December 19, the Honourable Pablo Rodriguez, Minister of Canadian Heritage, announced the appointment of Vicky Eatrides, LLB ’00, as the next Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC).

After obtaining her LLB at uOttawa, Eatrides began her career practising federal regulatory law at the national law firm Stikeman Elliott LLP in 2000. She joined the federal public service in 2005, where she held a number of increasingly senior executive positions at the Competition Bureau of Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED). She has worked in a variety of areas, including law enforcement, policy, economic analysis, legislative affairs, international affairs and strategic communications.

Ms. Eatrides held several senior roles at the Competition Bureau over a 12-year period, including Senior Deputy Commissioner in charge of enforcing criminal and civil provisions of the Competition Act. She developed expertise in telecommunications, broadcasting and new technologies by leading merger reviews, civil and criminal investigations, and regulatory interventions.

Congratulations to Vicky Eatrides on this appointment.

To read more about this appointment, visit the Canadian Heritage website.