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 is a five-year, $3-billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the agriculture, agri-food and agri-based products sector, launched in April 2018.
Information on the Government of Canada’s commitment to support Canada’s supply-managed sectors following the ratification of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) and the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA).
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.
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.
List of issues and priorities being addressed to support producers and their business and create new opportunities.
The United States, Mexico and Canada announced the completion of negotiations toward a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). The USMCA will preserve the existing agriculture commitments between Canada, the United States (U.S.), and Mexico, and help to further bring together an already highly integrated industry.
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