Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

News from Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

  1. Canada has strong business and people-to-people ties across the Indo-Pacific region, and the Government of Canada will continue working to create new opportunities for Canadian farmers, producers, and the agri-food sector with key trading partners.
  2. Canada's pork industry is an economic powerhouse, employing tens of thousands of Canadians and contributing billions to Canada's GDP. As the global demand for pork continues to increase, producers need access to the latest research and technologies to ensure they can get their high-quality products to grocery store shelves in Canada and around the world.
  3. The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Compton—Stanstead, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce significant financial support to strengthen Canada's leading position in the pork sector through strategic research initiatives that will advance sustainability, resilience and growth opportunities.
  4. Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada has completed its farm income forecast for 2023 and 2024, with results showing that overall Canadian farm income is expected to have reached a new record in 2023.
  5. The Government of Canada and the Government of Quebec have announced 34 million to support farm businesses committed to improving their farming practices.
  6. Today and every day, Canada's hard-working farmers put fresh, nutritious food on our tables, and consistently deliver the very best agricultural products, all while caring for our planet.
  7. Canada is the largest exporter of pulses in the world, shipping a significant amount of dry peas, lentils, beans and chickpeas to over 120 countries every year—making the pulse industry a key driver of the Canadian economy.
  8. Ben Carr, Member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, will announce investments to help increase sustainability and competitiveness in the pulse sector.
  9. Canada and Ontario investing $13 million to support upgrades in the meat processing sector
  10. Canada and Ontario doubling investment to help the sector develop new markets