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The CAPI Connection is our monthly newsletter that will connect you with the work we are doing at the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the broader community driving agriculture policy.
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 […]
Last March, as the pandemic set in and Canadians watched grocery store shelves empty, concerns arose about the vulnerabilities around Canada’s food system. A New report offers a glimpse into what those vulnerabilities are and how to rebuild the food system to ensure Canadians can withstand any future disruptions.
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) held consultations on a food policy for Canada. CAPI was part of the working group on Food Policy Governance for their ‘What We Heard’ report.
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.
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 […]