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22.12.2021

The CAPI Connection is our monthly newsletter that will connect you with the work we are doing at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the broader community driving agriculture policy. Click here for a text only version.

01.12.2021

The CAPI Connection is our monthly newsletter that will connect you with the work we are doing at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the broader community driving agriculture policy. Click here for a text only version.

01.11.2021

The CAPI Connection is our monthly newsletter that will connect you with the work we are doing at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the broader community driving agriculture policy. Click here for a text only version.

01.10.2021

The CAPI Connection is our monthly newsletter that will connect you with the work we are doing at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the broader community driving agriculture policy. Click here for a text only version.    

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06.12.2021

In appreciation of World Soil Day, CAPI asked two leading figures in soil health, the Honourable Senator Robert Black and CAPI Distinguished Fellow Dr. Susan Wood-Bohm, to share their expertise on the subject. The main points listed below are a mere snapshot of the complex considerations surrounding soil – a primer, if you will. We hope the following Quick Think Report will spur some serious reflection and […]

05.10.2021

CAPI commissioned Al Mussell and Darryl Robinson to revisit the findings of the 2020 feasibility study on small scale meat processing plants as a means of mitigating risks to meat supplies in Canada in light of Covid-19 disruptions. The 2020 CAPI study was prepared by University of Alberta Professor James Rude. The study found that simply building more, smaller/regional meat processing plants; […]

27.07.2021

Canada’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Governments are now negotiating the next agricultural policy framework, recently launching consultations with stakeholders in the agri-food sector. However, many involved in the current process may not be aware of the history and context that has led to the current approach and the benefits of a strong FPT accord on agriculture and […]

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29.06.2021

In early 2020, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) launched a research program under the theme Creating Prosperity from Chaos. Initially, the chaos referred to disruptions in global trade, the sustainability of agri-food systems, and food security. However, chaos took on a new meaning when the pandemic began, impacting the health and wellbeing of all […]

08.06.2021

With the first year of the 2020-2022 CAPI Doctoral Fellowship Program coming to a close, our doctoral fellows have produced four impressive individual reports on soil health and Canadian agriculture: from cover cropping on the Prairies, to flooding in agricultural lands in Quebec, to soil conversation practices for long-term productivity and climate change mitigation, to […]

07.05.2021

How do we build a resilient, sustainable, and prosperous agri-food system for Canada? This question that was already before us will become more urgent and relevant in the post-COVID19 world. Join the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) as we harvest and synthesize research findings and draw from the learnings of this crisis to identify critical […]

23.04.2021

Join CAPI for a post-Budget panel discussion on the impacts it will have on Canada’s agri-food system! The last 12 months have been challenging for Canada. The pandemic, climate change, and trade disruptions all have had significant impacts on the food system. However, despite the considerable pressures, the system has proven to be incredibly resilient. […]