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Food processing adds value to Canada’s agriculture and food system, but has struggled to maximize it’s economic, environmental, and social contribution. Most food processors are “small” and enabling and facilitating their start-up and scale-up is one opportunity to increase agriculture and food’s value, resiliency, and regional impact. Entrepreneurs are the driving force behind increasing that […]


The Russian invasion of Ukraine has created increased pressure on global food systems, limiting supply and driving up prices of many key foodstuffs. However, pressure on global food systems was already significant, driven by rising demand and production challenges around the world. This global challenge requires local solutions, with food producers being called on to […]


Canada has two systems of meat inspection, consistent with agriculture as a matter of joint jurisdiction of provincial and federal governments. The two regulatory systems create distinct processing plant segments, and geographic fragmentation in meat marketing and trade across the country. However, FPT governments agree that competitiveness is key to promoting recovery, resilience, and growth […]


The 2020-2022 CAPI Doctoral Fellows have completed the final report of their fellowship and will be presenting their findings on Wednesday May 18th 2022 from 12pm-1pm ET. We are excited to announce that The Honourable Senator Rob Black will moderate the webinar. The CAPI Doctoral Fellows, Lisa Ashton, Hannah Lieberman, Callum Morrison, and Marie-Élise Samson are a multidisciplinary group focused on integrating scientific […]


The EFP program – a voluntary, educational tool for assessing environmental risk and facilitating knowledge sharing at the farm level- has been used across Canada since the mid-nineties. Now, in 2022, there is an opportunity to rethink the future of the EFP program. During this webinar, Dr. Bronwynne Wilton will share the results from the forthcoming policy […]

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The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is proud to be a sponsor at the 10th annual Canadian agri-food policy conference (CAPC). Since it was first held in 2011, the Annual Canadian Agri-Food Policy Conference (CAPC) has become a premier national policy outlook for the agri-food sector. Conference attendees and presenters consist of a blend of […]


CAPI is proud to be a sponsor at the Agricultural Excellence Conference – Cultivating Resilience. Organized by Farm Management Canada, the Agricultural Excellence Conference (AgEx) welcomes anyone and everyone from farmers to advisors, academia, organizations, private industry, and government to join us in Fredericton to exchange expertise and insights to continue to position Canada’s farmers […]


CAPI is proud to be a sponsor at the 2019 Canadian Public Trust Summit, organised by the Canadian Centre for Food Integrity and Farm & Food Care Saskatchewan, a forum for building relationships and learning how to engage and build trust in our food system together. The Summit is an exciting and unique opportunity to […]


The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is proud to be a sponsor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law ‘s 4th annual food law and policy conference where participants will explore the complex issue of scale in all its dimensions. This year, the conference seeks to reflect critically on time, space and size, as […]