Our Organization

Photo: Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer - Ian Scott

Ian Scott

Chairperson and
Chief Executive Officer

Photo: Vice-Chairperson, Telecommunications - Christianne Laizner

Christianne Laizner

Vice-Chairperson,
Telecommunications

Photo: Vice-Chairperson, Broadcasting - Dr. Caroline J. Simard

Dr. Caroline J. Simard

Vice-Chairperson,
Broadcasting

Photo: Commissioner, Atlantic Region and Nunavut - Christopher MacDonald

Christopher MacDonald

Commissioner,
Atlantic Region and Nunavut

Photo: Commissioner, Ontario - Monique Lafontaine

Monique Lafontaine

Commissioner,
Ontario

Photo: Commissioner, British Columbia and Yukon - Vacant

Vacant

Commissioner,
British Columbia and Yukon

Photo: Commissioner, Quebec - Yves Dupras

Yves Dupras

Commissioner,
Quebec

Photo: Commissioner, Alberta and the Northwest Territories - Dr. Linda Vennard

Dr. Linda Vennard

Commissioner, Alberta and
the Northwest Territories

Photo: Secretary General - Claude Doucet

Claude Doucet

Secretary General
 

Photo: Commissioner, Manitoba and Saskatchewan - Vacant

Vacant

Commissioner,
Manitoba and Saskatchewan

Reporting directly to the Chairperson and CEO:

  • Scott Shortliffe, Chief Consumer Officer
  • Steven Harroun, Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer
  • Vacant, Executive Director, Communications and External Relations
  • Scott Hutton, Executive Director, Broadcasting
  • Chris Seidl, Executive Director, Telecommunications
  • Stephen Millington, Acting Senior General Counsel

Our Reporting Structure

The CRTC’s senior roles are Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson of Broadcasting and Vice-Chairperson of Telecommunications. These are full-time positions.

There can be up to 13 full-time Commissioners. All Commissioners are appointed by Cabinet.

The Secretary General supports the CRTC’s operational activities and reports directly to the Chairperson.

Reporting upwards to the Chairperson are the Executive Directors of the Telecommunications and Broadcasting Sectors as well as the Chief Consumer Officer, the Executive Director of Communications and External Relations, the Senior General Counsel and the Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer.

Under the Lobbying Act, the Chairperson, Vice-Chairpersons and Secretary General are designated public office holders.

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