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OTTAWA, Ontario, October 2, 2020 – We’re happy to share more information about the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s ongoing renewal. Recently, we took the opportunity to review CAPI’s organizational structure, ensuring that it better supports our new mandate to be a more solutions-oriented organization. We also wanted to make the shift towards a “team management” […]
OTTAWA, Ontario, June 25, 2020 – The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrea Barnett, Julie Bissonnette, Rory McAlpine and Jason Skotheim to the Institute’s Board of Directors. “We are thrilled to have four outstanding individuals join CAPI’s Board of Directors,” said Chantelle Donahue, Chair of the CAPI Board […]
The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of five new Honorary Members, in honour of their outstanding contributions to the Canadian Agriculture Policy Institute. “We are so pleased to recognize these four organizations and one individual for their outstanding work in helping CAPI evolve into a leader in the development […]
Food and beverage processers will need to adopt new strategies for diversifying markets and production — BY DON BUCKINGHAM — Public policy matters because it can influence consumer behaviour, particularly at times like these— wash your hands, practice social distancing, limit activities to those with only a few people. Recently, we have witnessed behavioural changes […]
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 […]
Great article via Le Bulletin des agriculteurs about discussions on the theme: “Feeding the planet in 2050” with a panel of experts from the Agri-Food sector moderated by CAPI CEO Don Buckingham at the International Economic Forum of the Americas – Conference of Montreal 2019.
Marcel Groleau, President of the UPA (Union des producteurs agricoles) was proud to announce earlier today that he met with United States Vice-President Mike Pence as he passed through Ottawa. The members of the NAFTA committee, such as Mr. Groleau, were invited to meet with the U.S. Vice-President during his visit to Canada.
Sustainability, best practices and processes should be verifiable. The word sustainability means something different to everyone, and this is somewhat problematic. Read more about this and what CAPI’s President and CEO Don Buckingham has to say in this article in the Western Producer written by Katelyn Duncan.
Y’aura-t-il sur les marchés une guerre des protéines? La montée des protéines dites alternatives sera-t-elle forte au point de déstabiliser les protéines dites « plus traditionnelles », pour beaucoup, d’origines animales? Don Buckingham, Président-directeur général de l’Institut Canadien des Politiques Agroalimentaires (ICPA) ne croit pas qu’il y aura cette guerre des protéines. Don Buckingham, conférencier invité aux Perspectives agroalimentaires du 2 […]
CAPI Board member Chantelle Donahue will be inducted into the Saskatchewan Agriculture Hall of Fame (SAHF) this year! This is an exceptional achievement which underscores the very significant contributions Chantelle has and is making on the Canadian Agri-Food sector. All well deserved! Chantelle not only makes her mark in Saskatchewan but unquestionably inspires other agri-food leaders and next generation across Canada.