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Sep 14, 2017, 14:10 ET Food safety and NAFTA: a new proposal

OTTAWA, Sept. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) and the Canada Institute of the Wilson Center are pleased to co-publish a short piece on approaches to food safety...


Jul 31, 2017, 09:29 ET Domestic subsidies fueling unsustainable production, says new report

OTTAWA, July 31, 2017 /CNW/ - Domestic subsidies in many countries encourage production increases that result in considerable surpluses and lower prices on global markets, according to a new study...


Jul 20, 2017, 07:30 ET Presentation calls for conservation of natural capital and investment in human capital

OTTAWA, July 20, 2017 /CNW/ - The implications of the targets set for the agri-food industry by the Federal Minister of Finance's Advisory Council on Economic Growth were the focus of a presentation...


Jul 06, 2017, 13:14 ET Incoming CEO calls for new strategic plan

OTTAWA, July 6, 2017 /CNW/ - With Canada surpassing its 150th anniversary, Canadian agriculture and agri-food are at a critical crossroads, with calls to increase quality production, contribute to a...


Apr 05, 2017, 11:49 ET Dr. Donald E. Buckingham appointed CAPI CEO

OTTAWA, April 5, 2017 /CNW/ - Ted Bilyea, Chair, and the Board of Directors of the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute are very pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Donald E. Buckingham to the...


Feb 10, 2015, 12:47 ET Getting more Canadian food onto the Chinese retail shelf

OTTAWA, Feb. 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Chinese retailers want to stock more Canadian foods, but Canadian exporters are being largely out-flanked by competitors in getting space on supermarket shelves and...


Sep 10, 2014, 14:27 ET Negotiating and utilizing first mover advantage of preferential trade access critical to Canada's agri-food success

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - A report published by the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) states that Canada's agri-food sector is competing in an increasingly complex trade world where...


Jun 11, 2014, 17:12 ET Laying the groundwork for innovation

OTTAWA, June 11, 2014 /CNW/ - The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute (CAPI) releases today several reports about supporting innovation and creating new opportunities for food manufacturers, as part...


Apr 03, 2014, 13:59 ET CAPI Shares 13 Food Industry Champions' Recipes for Success

Food manufacturing is Canada's largest manufacturing sector despite challenges OTTAWA, April 3, 2014 /CNW/ - A new compilation of case studies shows that despite the challenges facing the Canadian...


Mar 06, 2014, 13:33 ET Canada's trade deficit in secondary processed food rises to $6.8 billion

OTTAWA, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Canada's trade deficit in secondary processed food has risen to just over $6.8 billion in 2013 from nearly $6.5 billion in 2012. The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute...


Nov 14, 2012, 15:30 ET Canada's Processed Food Industry Trade Balance Deteriorating

OTTAWA, Nov. 14, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's trade balance in processed food is deteriorating, having reached a deficit of $6.3 billion in 2011, according to a new report from the Canadian Agri-Food Policy ...


Sep 10, 2012, 11:05 ET New Study Suggests Canada's Beef Industry at a Tipping Point

OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - A new study released by CAPI, the Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute, indicates that Canada's beef industry is at a profound tipping point and corrective action is...