“Under a DPA, the government will charge an accused, but agrees not to move forward with these prosecutions. In return, the defendant undertakes to comply with certain requirements or conditions. If the accused respects the end of the agreement, the government agrees to drop the charges. Prior to the DPA, Canada already had “prosecutor`s discretion,” which “allowed insulting companies to negotiate a non-criminal sentence for an indictable offence.”  In June 2018, Canada adopted a CCA through provisions of the C-74 Omnibus Budget Implementation Act, which amended the Criminal Code. .