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CAPI’s “What We Heard” Report encapsulates views from stakeholders and issue experts during a series of workshops across Canada about a long-term sustainable vision for agriculture and agri-food growth. Growth for growth’s sake will not be enough but rather will require a perspective shaped or characterized by optimizing growth through enhancing natural capital and adopting innovation.
CAPI, along with many food and agriculture organizations like Food Secure Canada and the Canadian Federation of Agriculture. has been actively in consultations with the Government of Canada developing a national food policy. This work looks at how the important question of ongoing governance of a national policy might be undertaken.
In a co-published report, CAPI and the Canada Institute of the Wilson Center explore a new approach to food safety cooperation in Canada and the United States. With NAFTA renegotiation talks in full swing, it is a critical time for a conversation on protecting and improving our shared food supply chain.
Domestic subsidies in many countries encourage production increases that result in considerable surpluses and lower prices on global markets, according to a new study released today by the CAPI. The study, entitled Understanding Agricultural Support, also found these production increases fuel highly unsustainable production practices and the misallocation of natural resources.
Ted Bilyea, former Chair of CAPI, explores the implications of the targets set for the agri-food industry by the Federal Minister of Finance’s Advisory Council on Economic Growth at the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s Roundtable at annual meeting of the federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture in St. John’s, Newfoundland.
On September 30, 2018, the United States, Mexico and Canada announced the completion of negotiations toward a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). Here’s what we’ve been reading.
Five men from across Canada who continue to make a difference in the agricultural industry have been selected to join the Canadian Agricultural Hall of Fame as 2018 inductees. Ted Bilyea, Peter Dhillon, Wilf Keller, Larry Martin and Honourable Gerry Ritz will be officially inducted into the national Hall of Fame at a ceremony on Sunday, November 4, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario.