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It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Robert (Bob) Church, who passed away on Friday, September 6, 2019. Bob Church served as a founding board member of CAPI alongside founding Chair Gaëtan Lussier and founding board member Ken Knox in 2004. After Dr. Church left serving as a board […]
OTTAWA- July 18, 2019 – The Board of Directors of the Canadian Agri-food Policy Institute (CAPI) is pleased to announce governance changes that occurred at its Annual General Meeting and Board Meetings held in Calgary last month. Chantelle Donahue of Saskatchewan was elected to the position of Chair of the Board of Directors, succeeding John […]
Press release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OTTAWA, Ontario, June 21, 2019 – The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) supports the launch of the “Food Policy for Canada: Everyone at the Table,” especially the creation of a Food Policy Advisory Council, which will bring together a diverse group of stakeholders to enhance the agriculture and agri-food dialogue […]
This article, published in the High River Online on April 26, 2019, features CAPI turning 15 years old. CAPI brings people together from across agri-food supply chains, governments, and researchers to examine pressing issues facing Canadian agriculture and food. And we are 15 years old this year! CAPI would like to mark this special milestone […]
In this opinion piece, originally published in the Hill Times on March 27, 2019, Dr. Don Buckingham, CAPI’s President and CEO talks about how the Canadian government has identified the agriculture and agri-food sector as an engine of growth, with some pretty ambitious targets over the next decade as noted in the 2017 federal government’s Advisory […]
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.