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25.09.2018 · Optimizing Growth

When CAPI was approached in March 2018 by the Government of the Northwest Territories (NWT) to undertake this study,  CAPI was very interested to examine how Barton Report growth strategies could be integrated into a renewed agriculture/food/health policy and regulatory framework in the specific jurisdictional context of the NWT.

24.08.2018 · What We're Working On

This project brings together a select number of doctoral students to address physical, scientific, legal and economic issues related to water use in Canadian agriculture. CAPI’s first working seminar to commence the project was held in June with presentations by Dr. Glenn Fox (economist), University of Guelph, Jamie Benidickson (lawyer), University of Ottawa and Elizabeth Pattey (scientist), Agriculture and Agri-food Canada. The doctoral fellows will continue their collaboration, under the guidance of CAPI, and produce original academic papers on various aspects of agriculture and water use in Canada.

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14.11.2018 · Facilitating Trade

Canada is a global powerhouse in agriculture and agri-food markets. But with the volatility that has disrupted trade flows in 2018, could this status be challenged?

02.11.2018 · Enhancing Natural Capital

This report provides the most complete analysis of comprehensive wealth ever undertaken in Canada and one of the only such analyses undertaken for any country. Based on data from Statistics Canada and other reliable sources, the International Institute for Sustainable Development looked at the evolution of comprehensive wealth from 1980 to 2015…