Since March 2003, Aversan has been registered with Canada’s Controlled Goods Program (CGP). The CGP is an industrial security program that is authorized by the Defense Production Act (DPA). The Controlled Goods Directorate (CGD) administers the CGP to prevent the proliferation of tactical and strategic assets and build up Canada’s defense trade controls. Public Works and Government Services Canada is the federal agency responsible for this program. The Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada is the authority that can make a determination as to what is and what is not a Controlled Goods and/or Controlled Technology.