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The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s (CAPI) Board Member Richard Gray argues in his opinion piece, published in the National Newswatch on January 7, 2020, that for far too long farmers have been producing environmental benefits for Canadian society without any financial or moral credit for their efforts. If a climate change policy that really works […]


On December 5, 2019, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s President and CEO Dr. Don Buckingham addressed the participants of the Farm Management Canada Agricultural Excellence Conference. Bern Tobin, reporter at RealAgriculture, spoke with Dr. Buckingham and discussed the potential impact of future black swans. Read the article by Bern Tobin from December 7, 2019: go […]


The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) sponsored the Agricultural Innovation 2019 campaign by Innovating Canada in partnership with the National Post. For this Agricultural Innovation campaign, CAPI produced an opinion piece which has been published in print within the National Post on December 5, 2019 and online at Innnovating Canada via Mediaplanet. Read CAPI’s opinion […]


This opinion piece by Laura Rance entitled: “Key item missing from farmers’ resumés – Food producers should also be positioning themselves as providers of climate change solutions”, published in the Winnipeg Free Press on November 30, 2019, highlights some key takeaways of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute’s study entitled: “Efficient Agriculture as a Greenhouse Gas Solutions […]

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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.