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23.01.2021

Join the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) for a fulsome dialogue on some of the critical factors affecting investment in value-added and a sustainable agri-food system in Canada. We hope to identify strategies that will help the sector improve its future growth prospects while meeting sustainability and ESG criteria. Simultaneous interpretation will be available. Presented […]

26.06.2020

As we navigate the fast-changing global context of COVID19 and the ripple effects on agricultural trade worldwide, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and Farm Foundation are partnering to host a Digital Dialogue series entitled Managing Agricultural Trade in an Increasingly Chaotic World. The series, consisting of two dialogues on July 8th, 2020 and July […]

20.04.2020

The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute is now accepting applications for the 2020-2022 CAPI Doctoral Fellowship. The CAPI Doctoral Fellows will consist of a small, dynamic, innovative and transdisciplinary research network specializing in sustainability, resilience, and soil in Canadian agriculture. Deadline for applications is Friday, May 29, 2020. Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Ph.D. […]

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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25.05.2020

The COVID-19 pandemic being unprecedented, has caused significant economic hardship and death throughout the world. However, it has also helped identify the agri-food supply chain as an essential sector. And while the sector has risen to the task of supplying safe and healthy food to Canadians in the face of this pandemic, there have been […]

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 […]