Information that's collected specifically under the new legislation is subject to these written agreements in order to share it with international counterparts.
That said, the Competition Bureau has a lengthy series of written cooperation agreements at a state-to-state level--with the United States, Japan, and other countries--as well as agency-to-agency cooperation arrangements, such as with the United States Postal Inspection Service. Across Canada at local levels we have a series of enforcement partnerships. We work with local police agencies as well as international counterparts.
In our Toronto strategic partnership, for example, we actually have the U.K.'s Office of Fair Trading as a member just because of the nature of misleading advertising representatives and how they.... They are borderless in the way they are transmitted to Canadians.