Speaker Vicky Eatrides

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Vicky Eatrides

Chairperson and CEO

CRTC Canadian Radio Television & Telecommunications Commissions

Vicky began her career practising regulatory law at a national law firm in 2000. She joined the federal public service in 2005 and held a number of senior executive positions at the Competition Bureau, Natural Resources Canada, and the Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development. Vicky has experience across a variety of areas, including law enforcement, strategic policy, economic analysis, legislative affairs, and international relations.

Vicky held several leadership roles at the Competition Bureau over a twelve-year period, including Senior Deputy Commissioner in charge of enforcing criminal and civil provisions of the Competition Act. During her time at the arm's-length organization, she developed expertise in telecommunications, broadcasting, and new technologies by leading merger reviews, civil and criminal investigations, and regulatory interventions.

Vicky taught Competition Law courses at Queen's University and has spoken at numerous domestic and international conferences and events. She is a member of the Law Society of Ontario.


  • Bachelor of Social Sciences (Economics), University of Ottawa
  • Juris Doctor, University of Ottawa
  • Certificate Program in Public Sector Leadership and Governance, University of Ottawa

Term: Ends January 5, 2028

Speaking on: Keynote speech: Vicky Eatrides, Chairperson and CEO, CRTC

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