Key departmental initiatives

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is always working on new initiatives to help to support Canada's agricultural sector and its producers and processors.

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a five-year, $3 billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector, set to launch in April 2018.

A Food Policy for Canada
The first-of-its-kind in Canada, A Food Policy for Canada will set a long-term vision for our health, environmental, social, and economic goals related to food, while identifying actions we can take in the short-term. A food policy will help address issues and pursue opportunities in areas related to the production, processing, distribution, and consumption of food – covering all aspects of the food chain.

Working with Indigenous peoples in Canadian agriculture
Information on Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada’s commitment to fostering a renewed relationship with Indigenous peoples and to advancing reconciliation through support for Indigenous-led agriculture.

Crops initiatives supporting producers
List of issues and priorities being addressed to support producers and their business and create new opportunities.

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