Competition Bureau and Transport Canada's Policy Group sign memorandum of understanding

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July 20, 2016 — OTTAWA, ON — Competition Bureau

The Competition Bureau and Transport Canada’s Policy Group have acknowledged their important relationship and the value of cooperation by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU).

Both Government of Canada organizations have roles to play in maintaining the efficiency and competitiveness of the Canadian transportation sector. The new MOU will help the Bureau and Transport Canada’s Policy Group carry out their mandates by establishing a framework for cooperation and collaboration in areas of mutual interest.

Quick Facts

  • Transport Canada’s Policy Group offers advice, analysis and data on transportation issues, system performance and stakeholder positions. Advice on policy options is based on efficiency, competitiveness, safety and security, environmental sustainability, and inter‑modal integration.
  • The Bureau is an independent law enforcement agency that ensures that Canadian businesses and consumers prosper in a competitive and innovative marketplace.
  • The Bureau is involved in a number of MOUs with domestic agencies, which allow the Bureau to expand and strengthen its collaboration efforts.
  • Collaboration with domestic and international counterparts is key to effective enforcement of the Competition Act and to promote competition.

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