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25.03.2020

Undeniably, the current COVID-19 pandemic challenges the continuity and resiliency of Canada’s food supply chains. The Canadian Agri-food Policy Institute (CAPI), along with primary producers, processors, food transporters, food retailers and food service providers, is collaborating towards policies and best practice recommendations which will help buttress the sector, ensuring it is up to the challenge […]

27.01.2020

Dr. Don Buckingham, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) President and CEO visited LVATV‘s new 2020 version studio to talk about CAPI’s agenda to address two major challenges facing Canadian agriculture: Canada in a multi-polar global context Mitigation and adaptation to climate change Don Buckingham also exchanged a great conversation with the Editor of the […]

15.01.2020

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) Board Member Richard Gray argues in his opinion piece, published in the newspaper La Vie Agricole on January 15, 2020, that for far too long farmers have been producing environmental benefits for Canadian society without any financial or moral credit for their efforts. If a climate change policy that […]

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01.11.2019

In this paper, the four 2017-2019 doctoral fellows at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) provide an interdisciplinary overview of wetland ecosystems in relation to agriculture, and demonstrate how these ecosystems can be an important asset for a more sustainable Canadian agriculture. The authors offer a set of recommendations for researchers, policy-makers, and farmers that […]

31.10.2019

In this paper, one of the doctoral fellows 2017-2019 at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) explores the current and future risks to soil health and soil security through a case study of Northern Ontario. The author, Paul Benalcazar, PhD Candidate, Lakehead University, explores the regional, national and international dimensions of policy options to encourage […]

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31.10.2019

In this paper, one of the doctoral fellows 2017-2019 at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) explores the current and future risks to soil health and soil security through a case study of Northern Ontario. The author, Paul Benalcazar, PhD Candidate, Lakehead University, explores the regional, national and international dimensions of policy options to encourage […]

31.10.2019

In this paper, one of the 2017-2019 doctoral fellows at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) explores the ways in which certain water management treatments affect the architecture of potato roots and tuber distributions and the consequences this has on potato harvests. This paper aims to benefit potato growers and serve as a guideline for […]

18.10.2019

Food Law and Policy in Canada, the first of its kind in the Canadian context, includes chapters from leading experts in the various sub-fields of food law and policy in Canada. Chapter 4 was written by CAPI’s President and CEO, Dr. Don Buckingham.

06.09.2019

The second edition of Agriculture Law in Canada is the only Canadian treatise on agricultural law offering comprehensive, national coverage of the legal issues facing this critical industry. Farming and its related industries have undergone many changes since the first edition was released in 1999. This new edition has been significantly updated to reflect the […]