Alternative Service Delivery Policy
4. Definitions

ASD arrangement: an arrangement under which an external party delivers a program or service that directly pertains to the CFIA's mandate and would otherwise be delivered by the CFIA.

External parties may include:

  • Provincial, Territorial or Municipal governments in Canada; and
  • Private entities, including not-for-profit.

ASD arrangements include arrangements in which:

  • the CFIA collaborates with or authorizes an external party to deliver programs or services; or
  • the CFIA authorizes an external party to allow other parties to deliver programs or services.
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