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Budget 2019: New investments to grow Canadian agriculture

April 15, 2019

Canada's agriculture and food systems are prominent features of the 2019 federal budget, which was tabled in Parliament on March 19, 2019. The budget also reiterated the Government of Canada's support for science and research and focuses on improving Canada's food system. Following are highlights of proposed funding with direct links to the agriculture and agri-food sector:

The Budget is investing in regulatory modernization to help create a stronger climate for innovation and growth in Canada, a Global Skills Strategy to provide businesses with a faster, more predictable way to bring global talent to the country, and connecting rural and remote communities with enhanced broadband. Budget 2019 also reiterated its continued support for science and research.

Visit the Budget 2019 page to find out additional information.

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