Shiprider agreement – U.S. Coast Guard ,RCMP the power to board ships make arrests in Canadian or American waters.

Canada and the U.S. signed an agreement Tuesday that removes the international maritime boundary as a barrier to law enforcement. The Eastern Region International Cross-Border Maritime Law Enforcement Operations, also known as Shiprider, gives the U.S. Coast Guard and the RCMP the power to board ships and make arrests, whether in Canadian or American waters. Read more here cbcnews 06:02