Annex A Existing Agreements and Memoranda of Understanding

A.1 International Agreements

A.2 Memoranda of Understanding and Letters of Agreement

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Transport Canada
  • Resource Transfer Agreement between the Department of Fisheries and Oceans/Canadian Coast Guard (DFO/CCG) and Transport Canada (TC) Respecting Transfer of Marine Safety Policy Responsibilities (2005). The provisions of the 1996 MOU that are not affected by this MOU remain valid. This agreement provides a framework for cooperation subsequent to the transfer of responsibilities, personnel and resources from Fisheries and Oceans Canada to Transport Canada and clarifies each department’s responsibilities resulting from the transfer.
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada – Environment and Climate Change Canada(formerly Environment Canada)
    • Letter of Agreement Respecting Transfer of Responsibility for Mystery Spills from Environment Canada to the Canadian Coast Guard/Fisheries and Oceans Canada. This is a Letter of Agreement transferring lead agency responsibility for mystery spills in waters of Canadian interest to the Canadian Coast Guard (1996).
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