Government announces appointment of Vice Chair to Canadian International Trade Tribunal

News release

October 7, 2022 - Ottawa, Ontario - Department of Finance Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to appointing highly qualified candidates who are able to best serve the interests of Canadians, through open, transparent and merit-based selection processes for all Governor-in-Council appointments.

In keeping with this commitment, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, today announced the appointment of Bree Jamieson-Holloway as a permanent member and the Vice Chair of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) for a term of 5 years.

Ms. Jamieson-Holloway’s term is set to begin in December 2022.


“The Canadian International Trade Tribunal is a tireless champion of fair and timely adjudication of trade law matters for businesses and workers alike. It has rightly been recognized in Canada and around the world as a centre of excellence. I would like to extend my gratitude to Ms. Jamieson-Holloway for accepting to serve Canadians in her capacity as the Vice Chair, and wish her every success in her new role.”

-          The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance 

Quick facts

  • The CITT is an independent quasi-judicial body that reports to Parliament through the Minister of Finance.

  • The CITT supports the government’s objective of a fair and secure Canadian marketplace by providing Canadian and international businesses with access to fair, transparent and timely adjudication of trade and tariff matters.

  • The CITT conducts inquiries into dumping, subsidy, and procurement complaints; hears appeals of decisions of the Canada Border Services Agency and the Canada Revenue Agency; conducts safeguard inquiries; and provides advice to the government and/or to the Minister of Finance on economic, trade, and tariff issues. 

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