Mission and Vision


The Tribunal seeks to foster better access to justice in the exercise of its administrative independence.

The Tribunal safeguards the fairness, reliability and integrity of the agriculture and agri-food administrative monetary penalty regime to protect public health, animal welfare and plant life.


The Tribunal, through its modern and innovative practices, offers the Canadian public an impartial, independent, fair and expeditious review of the validity of administrative monetary penalties.


The Tribunal is embarked on a process of modernization with the objective to leverage new technologies to exercise its agriculture and agri-food expertise, thus distinguishing itself as an innovative and dynamic administrative tribunal.

The values promoted by the Tribunal are:

  • Service
  • Impartiality
  • Independence
  • Competence
  • Expertise
  • Respect
  • Integrity
  • Transparency