COMMUNIQUÉ (Ottawa and Chicago, August 16, 2019) For Immediate Release Canada’s CAPI and the Farm Foundation Convene “Dialogue on Trade and Sustainability of the North American Agriculture and Agri-food Sector” in Chicago, Illinois, on July 31, 2019 The July joint Farm Foundation-Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute Chicago Dialogue on Trade and Sustainability covered the challenges in […]
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 […]
18.07.2019 · Ensuring Public Trust
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 […]
21.06.2019 · Ensuring Public Trust
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 […]
27.04.2019 · Enhancing Natural Capital
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 […]
27.03.2019 · Optimizing Growth
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 […]
05.03.2019 · Facilitating Trade
CAPI presented at the Farm Foundation Forum U.S. and Canadian Perspectives on Trans-Pacific Trade, on March 4, 2019 in Washington D.C. where the findings of two new studies of potential economic impacts of trade policies were discussed by Dominique van der Mensbrugghe, Ph.D., Director of the Center for Global Trade Analysis (GTAP) at Purdue University, […]
22.06.2018 · Enhancing Natural Capital
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.
18.12.2017 · Ensuring Public Trust
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.
14.09.2017 · Facilitating Trade
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.