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Government of Canada extends A Food Policy for Canada consultations

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

A Food Policy for Canada will set a long-term vision for the health, environmental, social, and economic goals related to food, while identifying actions we can take in the short-term. We have reached out to Canadians to help shape the policy because we know that by working together, we can build a food policy that is a shared vision to address food-related opportunities and challenges in Canada.


New Canadian Agricultural Partnership to Help Position Canada as a Leader in the Global Economy

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership, a five-year, $3 billion investment, will come into effect on April 1, 2018. It will strengthen the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector, ensuring continued innovation, growth and prosperity. In addition, producers will continue to have access to a robust suite of Business Risk Management (BRM) programs.


New organic juice facility in Mississauga equipped with new-to-Canada technology

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Canada’s food and beverage processing industry is an important driver of economic growth in Canada. The Government of Canada continues to support the innovation and competitiveness of the food and beverage sector, so that it can create better job opportunities for Canadians and add value to our agricultural sector.


New Federal Research Investment to make Beef Sector more Sustainable

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Canada’s beef sector is an important driver of economic growth, contributing $2.69 billion annually to the Ontario economy and supporting 61,000 jobs in the province. The Government of Canada continues to invest in innovation and the overall productivity and competitiveness of the livestock industry.


Grants to support new food-processing jobs

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

The federal and provincial governments are providing more than $4 million for the expansion and development of Alberta’s Champion Petfoods production facility.


Ottawa and Quebec Offering $70,000 in Financial Assistance to Les Gars De Saucisse/The Sausage Guys in Order to Support the Company’s Expansion and Modernization

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

Jean-Claude Poissant, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food and Karine Vallières, MNA for Richmond, on behalf of the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Laurent Lessard, are providing financial assistance of up to $70,000 to Les Gars de saucisse/The Sausage Guys to support their project to implement a quality management system recognized by the GSFI (Global Food Safety Initiative).


Working together to build A Food Policy for Canada

| Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada | news releases

The decisions we make as individuals and as a country about food have a direct impact on our health, environment, economy, and communities. Today, over 250 participants, with diverse expertise on food issues, are wrapping up a unique two-day Summit in Ottawa, marking an important step in the development of A Food Policy for Canada.


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