Canada’s Federal-Provincial-Territorial (FPT) Governments are now negotiating the next agricultural policy framework, recently launching consultations with stakeholders in the agri-food sector. However, many involved in the current process may not be aware of the history and context that has led to the current approach and the benefits of a strong FPT accord on agriculture and […]


In early 2020, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) launched a research program under the theme Creating Prosperity from Chaos. Initially, the chaos referred to disruptions in global trade, the sustainability of agri-food systems, and food security. However, chaos took on a new meaning when the pandemic began, impacting the health and wellbeing of all […]


In this presentation by CAPI’s President and CEO Dr. Don Buckingham, made to the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s Committee on Lab Made Commodities meeting in Quebec City on July 15, 2019, Dr. Buckingham suggests that lab made meats still face significant technology and regulatory hurdles before they will make a substantial dent in conventional animal protein market.