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CAPI has launched a new series of Policy Pop-Ups that explores current policy issues in an effort to make policy more relatable and address how policy affects those in the agri-food sector. This video series was funded in part by the Government of Canada under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership’s AgriCompetitiveness Program. Check out the Policy […]


The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the Ontario Agriculture College are hosting a presentation and panel discussion on the important topic of the resiliency of Canada’s agri-food supply chain. Over the last several years supply chains have faced significant pressures from the pandemic, extreme weather, climate change and other disruptions. Taking a proactive approach, […]


Amid persistent climate perturbations, water quantity and quality will redefine agri-food production and trade. Meanwhile, the United Nations predict a global population of over 9.1 billion by 2050, requiring 70% more food production. Canada, the world’s 5th largest exporter of agricultural commodities, has access to upwards of 20% of the world’s surface freshwater supply and […]


With the launch of the Federal Sustainable Agriculture Strategy, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and Ag-West Bio are bringing together leaders to discuss the role that innovation plays in improved sustainability in agriculture. Event recording Presentation slides

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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.


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 […]