Appeals advisory committee

This Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) committee collaborates with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)’s Appeals branch to help the CRA improve its process for the efficient and effective resolution of federal tax appeals.


Gabe Hayos, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D
Vice-president, Taxation, CPA Canada

Pierre Barsalou
Lawyer, Barsalou Lawson Rheault

Alexandra K. Brown
Partner, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Phil Fortier, CPA, CGA
Senior tax consultant, National Transfer Pricing and Tax Controversy, Deloitte

Joel Nitikman
Partner, Dentons Canada LLP

Kevin O'Reilley, CPA, CGA
National advisor, Tax Controversy, Ernst & Young LLP

Dan Rivet CPA, CGA
Senior tax specialist, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Ken S. Skingle, Q.C.
Barrister & solicitor, Felesky Flynn LLP

Sylvain St-Denis
Senior manager, Tax Controversy, Deloitte

Louis Tassé
Partner, EY Law LLP


William Dobson
Special advisor, Tax, CPA Canada


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