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Intergovernmental Accords

Accords are frameworks that commit each government to work together on matters of mutual interest, to share information and identify additional areas of co-operation. Accords provide a framework to identify matters of common interest and outline approaches for collaboration.

If you would like further information or are searching for a particular accord, contact the Intergovernmental Relations Assistant or call 867-667-5651.

Provincial and Territorial agreements | Federal agreements | U.S.A. | International

Provincial and Territorial  
Alberta
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 331 KB]
  Signed: April 1, 1988 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Alberta to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in the Alberta using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
   
  Elk importation protocol [ 297 KB]
  Signed: April 29, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this protocol is to outline the facilitation of the importation of elk from the Yukon into Alberta.
 
British Columbia  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 304 KB]
 

Signed: April 1, 1988 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of British Columbia to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in the British Columbia using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.

   
  British Columbia and Yukon Fire Suppression Agreement [ 173 KB]
  Signed: February 4, 1988 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this Agreement is to create cooperation between the Government of British Columbia and the Government of Yukon in suppressing wildfires that occur within the "fire cooperation zone" located along the British Columbia and Yukon border.
   
  Agreement for the exchange of information [ 187 KB]
  Signed: August 18, 1989 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow the Governments of British Columbia and Yukon to exchange information gathered under their respective fiscal laws.
   
  Pacific northwest emergency management arrangement [ 788 KB]
  Signed: April 1, 1996 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this arrangement is to form an advisory committee consisting of all signed participants in order to create a cooperative relationship among the participants should a civil emergency occur within their respective borders.
   
  |The Atlin Agreement [ 124 KB]
  Signed: May 15, 1998 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow Yukon physicians providing medical services to residents of Atlin, British Columbia, to submit their bills to the Yukon Health and Social Services Department. The Medical Services Plan of British Columbia then reimburse the Yukon Health and Social Services Department for the billings related to Atlin residents.
   
  Abortion Services Agreement [ 119 KB]
  Signed: October 20, 1998 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow for the reimbursement of hospital costs relating to the provision of abortion services rendered in the Yukon to residents of British Columbia and in British Columbia to residents of Yukon.
   
  Letter of agreement regarding air ambulance travel between British Columbia and Yukon [ 170 KB]
  Signed: June 9, 2000 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to outline the basic principles required to facilitate service delivery and payment for the costs of providing the service.
 
  Protocol of Recognition [ 163 KB]
  Signed: October 5, 2000 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this Protocol is to form a basis for the relationship between British Columbia and the Yukon with respect to the application of highway traffic laws on the Alaska, South Klondike, and Haines highways.
   
 

Letter of Intent between British Columbia and Yukon [ 268 KB]

 

Signed: January 25, 2016 | Expires: January 25, 2017

The purpose of this Letter of Intent is to confirm an intent to identify areas in which Yukon and British Columbia can cooperate and advance shared priorities in a coordinated way, particularly with regard to economic growth and diversification.

   
Northwest Territories  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 711 KB]
  Signed: November 19, 1981 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Northwest Territories to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in the Northwest Territories using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
   
  Northwest Territories-Yukon Civil Emergency Agreement [ 92 KB]
 

Signed: October 30, 1986 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to create an expression of willingness on behalf of both Yukon and the Northwest Territories to support each other should a civil emergency occur within their respective borders.

 

  Memorandum of agreement on principles for oil and gas arrangements in the Beaufort Sea [ 1.6 MB]
  Signed: May 28, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to outline the responsibilities of the Government of Yukon and the Government of the Northwest Territories regarding the division of the Beaufort Sea and negoiating natural resource development agreements with the federal government.
   
  Memorandum of understanding concerning the development of a protocol regarding education and career development [ 92 KB] FR
 

Signed: December 7, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to promote a spirit of cooperation between the Nortwest Territories and Yukon in the exploration of education initatives and development or revision of areas such as curriculum, teacher in-service training, distance education, literacy delivery of college programs and cooperation in providing Land Claims implementation training.

   
Nunavut  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 442 KB]
  Signed: March 29, 1999| Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Nunavut to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in Nunavut using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
Saskatchewan  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 442 KB]
  Signed: September 28, 1981 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Saskatchewan to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in Saskatchewan using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
   
  Saskatchewan-Yukon Accord [ 352 KB]
 

Signed: July 16, 2012 | Expires: July 16, 2016

The purpose of this Accord is to promote cooperation between Saskatchewan and Yukon on matters of mutual interest. The Accord will promote information-sharing between the jurisdictions and identify opportunities for enhanced formal and informal cooperation.

   
Prince Edward Island  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 211 KB]
  Signed: April 1, 1988 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow Prince Edward Island residents to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in Prince Edward Island using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
   
Ontario  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 294 KB]
  Signed: December 10, 1981 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Ontario to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in Ontario using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
   
New Brunswick
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 332 KB]
  Signed: 1982 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Ontario to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in Ontario using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
   
Nova Scotia  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 506 KB]
  Signed: June 30, 1988 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Nova Scotia to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in Nova Scotia using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
   
Newfoundland  
  Agreement on in-patient services for out of province/territory patients [ 359 KB]
  Signed: June 30, 1988 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to allow residents of Nova Scotia to receive in-patient services in Yukon and Yukon residents to receive in-patient services in Nova Scotia using their respective provincial/territorial health insurance.
Pan-territorial
  Northern Cooperation Accord [ 1.2 MB] French|Inuktiut|Innuinnaqtun
 

Signed: September 4, 2014 | Expires: September 4, 2019

The purpose of tis Accord is to promote cooperation between the three territorial governments on matters of mutual concern and interest, to promote sharing of information relevant to such concerns and interests and to enhance the working relationship among the Three Governments.

   
Western Provinces   
  Western Canadian protocol for collaboration in basic education (kindergarten to grade 12) [ 203 KB]
  Signed: December 10, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this protocol is to promote cooperation among the signed parties in enhancing the areas of basic education curriculum in English, French, and curriculum in languages other than English and French. This protocol also serves to promote the enhancement of distance and technology learning, special education, student assessment, Aboriginal education, and teacher preparationa and certification.
 
Federation  
  Memorandum of understanding regarding intergovernmental cooperation and collaboration on trade and market development [ 348 KB]
  Signed: July 7, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to promote a spirit of cooperation and collaboration in an effort to grow the sale of Canada's agricultrual exports.
   
  Interprovincial computerized examination management system multilateral personal information sharing agreement [ 508 KB]
 

Signed: July 1, 2006 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to put into place a formal mechanism for controlling the collection, use and disclosure of personal information in and from the interprovincial computerized examination management system (ICEMS).

 

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Federal

  Northwest Highway System transfer agreement [ 187 KB]
  Signed: March 16, 1964 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to transfer responsibility for the Northwest Highway System from the Government of Canada to the Yukon Government. The Northwest Highway System includes the Alaska Highway from Mile 81
   
  Canada-Yukon fire control agreement [ 184 KB]
  Signed: July 19, 1984 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to outline the Government of Canada's administration of forest fire control services within the Yukon jurisdiction.
   
  Agreement on land use planning in Yukon [ 401 KB]
  Signed: October 22, 1987 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to assist the federal and Yukon governments in applying social, cultural, economic, environmental policies to the management of renewable and non-renewable resources, thereby achieving their respective goals and objectives.
   
  Northern accord agreement in principle [ 358 KB]
  Signed: September 22, 1988 | Expired: N/A

The purpose of this accord is to achieve orderly development of oil and gas resources in Yukon, to provide a stable and fair oil and gas management regime for the industry, to increase economic self-sufficiency of the Yukon, to protect any oil and gas related Aboriginal rights and interests flowing from claims settlements and to advance the political development of Yukon.
   
  Freshwater fisheries agreement [ 326 KB] FR
  Signed: March 31, 1989 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to assign the administrative responsibilities for the management of freshwater fisheries (and freshwater fish habitat when a subsequent subsidiary agreement for that purpose is executed) from Canada to the Yukon
   
  Memorandum of Agreement in respect to the establishment and operation of community aerodome radio stations in Yukon Territory [ 456 KB]
  Signed: April 1, 1989 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to enable continued co-operation and joint action by Transport Canada Aviation Group and the Department of Community and Transportation Services, Yukon Territorial Government, for the establishment and operation of "Community Aerodome Radio Stations" (CARS) and to provide a framework for the efficient planning, execution and evaluation of such service in the Yukon Territory.
   
  Agreement respecting the improvement of facilities at the two airports in Haines Junction and Carmacks [ 1.3 MB]
  Signed: March 27, 1990 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is for the Government of Yukon to secure funds from the Government of Canada to renovate the airports at Haines Junction and Carmacks.
   
  Agreement concerning vital statistics [ 748 KB]
  Signed: May 1, 1990 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to create an advisory committee consisting of representatives of all government departments to supply vitals statistics data to Statistics Canada.
   
  Yukon Arctic B and C airports transfer agreement [ 814 KB]
  Signed: March 27, 1990 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to shift responsibilities for the maintenence and operation of airports that serve populations of more than 400 people and 100 people, otherwise known as Arctic B and Arctic C airports respectively, from the Government of Canada to the Government of Yukon.
   
  Agreement providing for sharing the cost of compensation in respect of the injury or death of emergency services workers [ 1 MB]
 

Signed: June 22, 1990 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to outline the responsibilities of the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon regarding compensation in the event of the death of an emergency service worker.

   
  Agreement respecting transfer of inter-territorial highways program from the Government of Canada to the Government of Yukon [ 192 KB]
 

Signed: July 17, 1990 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to transfer responsibilities for maintainence of inter-territorial highways from the Government of Canada to the Government of Yukon.

   
  Agreement respecting water resource management and information exchange in the Yukon and Alsek River basins [ 286 KB]
  Signed: Mach 7, 1991 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this argreement is to coordinate ongoing water and related resource planning and management activities through the exchange of information and recommendation of joint studies and investigations respecting the water and related resources of the basins.
   
  Canada/Yukon memorandum of understanding on aquaculture development [ 444 KB] FR
  Signed: March 20, 1991 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to promote cooperation between the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon in developing an economically sound aquaculture.
   
  Agreement respecting transfer of a portion of the Alaska Highway Program from the Government of Canada to the Government of Yukon [ 29 KB]
  Signed: March 31, 1992 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to transfer responsibilities for portions of the Alaska Highway Program from the Government of Canada to the Government of Yukon.
   
  Agreement on the exchange of information [ 2 MB]
  Signed: May 17, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to put into place a formal mechanism for the exchange of information between the parties to this agreement in order to allow them to better and more effectively carry out their respective mandates.
   
  The Canada Yukon oil and gas accord [ 339 KB]
  Signed: May 28, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this accord is to establish a structure in which the Yukon is transferred the legislative authority to administer onshore oil and gas resources and in which Yukon is a principal beneficiary of resource revenues.
   
  Assignment of benefit agreement  regarding assistance or welfare payment deductions [ 1.1 MB]
  Signed: August 18, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of tis agreement is to establish a formal mechanism to enable the Immigration Commission to make deductions and payments to territorial welfare departments in compensation for an advance, assistance or welfare payment made to claimants awaiting their unemployment insurance benefit.
   
  Arctic environmental strategy water quality network memorandum of agreement [ 677  KB]
  Signed: January 19, 1995 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to provide for the coordinated planning, implementation and operation of water quality monitoring activities and water quality studies on a cooperative basis, according to funds provided to the parties to meet their mandates and responsibilities.
   
  Canada-Yukon environmental protection agreement [ 285 KB] FR
  Signed: May 16, 1995 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to ensure an effective protection of environmental quality and effective management of toxic substances and pollutants in Yukon through the establishment of cooperative programs and work sharing arrangements for the administration of CEPA and the EA.
   
  Interim measures framework agreement [ 98 KB]
  Signed: April 1, 1996 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to establish tri-partite Project Management Teams to coordinate the review of relevent level two projects being assessed to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (CEAA).
   
  Memorandum of understanding regarding the Wild Animal and Plant Protection and Regulation of International and Interprovincial Trade Act [ 449 KB]
  Signed: September 30, 1997 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this
 memorandum is to outline a framework in which Yukon is responsible for management of indigenous species that are protected by its Wildlife Act and preventing the introduction of non-indigenous spieces. Canada will assist Yukon in its responsibility by making the WAPPRIITA available to the Yukon.
   
  Memorandum of understanding on National Child Benefit Data Transfer [ 2.3 MB]
  Signed: July 2, 1998 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to establish the rules and the procedures that will govern the release of taxpayer information from Revenue Canada to the Yukon Territory with respect to the data transfer required for the National Child Benefit.
 
  Agreement on the exchange of personal information for LMDA and research and evaluation [ 448 KB]
  Signed: December 15, 1998 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to put into place a formal mechanism to exchang personal information between the parties to this agreement in order to allow them to implement the Canada-Yukon Labour Market Development Agreement, including the conduct of research and evaluation of ensure that learning, labour market, and income-related policies and programs are developed and implemented in an effective manner consistent with national and Yukon economic and social goals.
   
  Project funding agreement for the Community Youth Justice Partnership [ 709 KB]
  The purpose of this agreement is to set out the terms under which the Government of Canada will provide funding to the Government of Yukon under the Department of Justice Youth Justice Renewal Fund (Innovative Pilots Component) to cover some of the costs of the project entitled, Community Youth Justice Partnership. 
   
  Agreement for Canada-Yukon cooperation on immigration [ 182 KB]
  Signed: November 23, 2001 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to foster an effective partnership between Canada and Yukon for the recruitment, selection, admission, control, settlement and integration of immigrants to Yukon.
   
  Strategic highway infrastructure program [ 1.3 MB]
  Signed: April 8, 2002 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to enable the Governments of Canada and Yukon, in the context of the strategy and policy framework, to jointly finance, in whole or in part, in accordance with the terms hereinafter set forth, capital investments, new construction, rehabilitation or improvements of part of the National Highway System situated in Yukon.
   
  Agreement concerning the collection and sharing of information from the 2002 National Graduates Survey [ 114 KB]
  Signed: May 8, 2002 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to outline the processes and usage of information gathered in Yukon by Statistics Canada for the 2002 National Graduates Survey.
   
  Memorandum of understanding for the exchange of information and mutual assistance between the Government of Canada and Yukon [ 447 KB]
  Signed: May 28, 2003 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to allow the Governments of Canada and Yukon to exchange information gathered under their respective fiscal laws.
   
  Photocopier leases assignment, assumption and indemnity agreement [ 210 KB]
  Signed: July 4, 2003 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to outline the responsibilities of the Government of Yukon and Government of Canada in the leasing of photocopiers from the Government of Canada to the Government of Yukon for Government of Yukon use.
   
  A protocol concerning the inspection and monitoring of Yukon placer mining [ 383 KB]
  Signed: July 4, 2005 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to confirm the respective roles and responsibilities of the governments of Canada and Yukon in applying provisions of the Fisheries Act to Yukon placer mining activities and minimize disruption to placer mining activites through coordinated enforcement efforts.
   
 

Ceremonial document signed in respect of the gas tax agreement between the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon [ 111 KB]

  Signed: May 26, 2005 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this document is to recognize and respect the gas tax agreement signed by the Government of Canada and the Govenment of Yukon.
   
  Agreement concerning the exchange of statistical information [ 448 KB]
  Signed: July 18, 2005 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is the exchange of information between Statistics Canada and the Yukon Bureau of Statistics with respect to social and economic activities in Yukon. This agreement elaborates the operational arrangements with respect to the transmission and release of information collected by the two parties by means of the surveys listed in appendices "A" and "B".
   
  A protocol with respect to access to records [ 159 KB]
  Signed: September 1, 2006 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this protocol is to establish a procedure by which Canada is granted access to records currently under the administration and control of Yukon pursuant to the devolution agreement and provide terms and conditions which govern such records while in the de facto custody and care of Canada.
   
  Yukon's Family Justice activites funding agreement [ 555  KB]
  The purpose of this agreement is to set out the terms under which the minister will provide funding to Yukon under the department of Justice Canada Child-centered Family Justice Fund (Family Justice Initiatives component) to cover some of the costs associated with Yukon's Family Justice activities.
   
  Service management framework agreement between the Department of Finance of Yukon and the Canada Revenue Agency [ 343 KB]
  Signed: February 24, 2010 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to set out the goals, operating principles and mechanisms that govern and support the working arrangements between Yukon Finance and the Canada Revenue Agency that have been established to: (1) administer the Tax Collection Areement between Canada and Yukon; and (2) facilitate cooperation between Yukon Finace and the Canada Revenue Agency in areas of parallel administration.
   
  Agreement to amend the Yukon Northern Affairs Program devolution transfer agreement and the Canada Yukon oil and gas accord [ 491 KB]
  Signed: August 21, 2012 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this agreement is to amend the Yukon Northern Affairs Program devolution transfer agreement and the Canada Yukon oil and gas accord.
   
  Memorandum of understanding between CSIS and Yukon [ 176 KB]
  Signed: January 17, 2014 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to allow CSIS and the Government of Yukon to cooperate for the purpose of information sharing and assistance in accordance with the parties mandates, responsibilities and provide for the disclosure and safeguarding of information shared between the parties to this memorandum.
 

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U.S.A
Alaska  
  Memorandum of cooperation [ 105 KB]
  Signed: October 27, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to establish routine contacts between the Government of Yukon and Government of Alaska in order to share information, promote understanding, and identify additional areas in which there can be joint formal and informal cooperation.
   
  Memorandum of understanding on the improvement of the Alaska Taylor Highway and the Yukon Top of the World  Highway [ 98KB]
  Signed: October 27, 1993 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to create a cooperation between the Governments of Alaska and Yukon in the expediting of improvement of the Alaska Taylor Highway and the Yukon Top of the World Highway.
   
  Memorandum of understanding on winter maintenance for the Klondike Highway [ 49 KB]
  Signed: March 31, 1995 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to ensure that the Governments of Alaska and Yukon cooperate in the winter maintenance of the Klondike Highway to ensure the highway remains operational.
   
  Pacific northwest emergency management arrangement [ 788 KB]
  Signed: April 1, 1996 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this arrangement is to form an advisory committee consisting of all signed participants in order to create a cooperative relationship among the participants should a civil emergency occur within their respective borders.
   
  Memorandum of understanding regarding an Alaska-Canada rail link feasibility study [ 90 KB]
 

Signed: June 2, 2005 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to acknowledge the intent of the parties to work together in the carrying out of a feasibility study on the proposed Alaska-Canada rail link by jointly directing, overseeing, managing the funding the prepartation of the feasibility study.

 
 

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International
People's Republic of China  
  Memorandum of understanding with respect to formal relations and economic development [ 55 KB]
  Signed: February 13, 2001 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to foster an air of cooperation between the Hunan Province of the People's Republic of China and the Government of Yukon in the areas of education and economic development.
   
  Letter of intent on development of sister-province relationship [ 309 KB]
  Signed: October 23, 2009 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this letter of intent is to promote cooperation in the areas of trade, investment, resource exploration, mine development and tourism between the Shaanxi province and Yukon.
   
Republic of Sakha
  Letter of intent for mutual cooperation [ 60 KB]
  Signed: August 13, 1997 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this letter of intent is to promote cooperation in developing and establishing interregional relations between the Republic of Sakha and the Yukon in the areas of small aviation and tourism.
 
South Korea  
Memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of mineral resources [ 64 KB]
  Signed: May 26, 2009 | Expires: N/A

The main objective of this memorandum is to promote investment in the exploration and development of mineral resources in the Yukon through exhanges of information and to collaborate on other matters of mutual interest, based upon the principles of equality and mutual benefit.
 
Japan
 

Memorandum of understanding  regarding quality log homes in Japan [ 132 KB]
Signed: September 14, 1999 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this memorandum is to promote cooperation between the Forest Corporation of Osaka and the Government of Yukon in assessing the viablity of supplying log homes to Japan.

   
Northern Forum  
  Statement of intent regarding a Northern forum [ 649 KB]
  Signed: September 2, 1992 | Expires: N/A

The purpose of this statement of intent is to create a spirit of cooperation in creating a forum through which Northern leaders can work together to solve common issues such as economic fluctuations and environmental protection.
 

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If you would like further information or are searching for a particular accord, contact our Intergovernmental Relations Assistant or call (867) 667-5651.