The federal government has formally kicked off consultations on Canada’s next agricultural policy framework.
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, and the Parliamentary Secretary for Agriculture and Agri-Meals, Neil Ellis, launched the federal course of in a digital occasion on Thursday.
The framework has historically been a five-year federal-provincial-territorial settlement that encompasses most government applications and spending in agriculture, from analysis to crop insurance coverage.
At present dubbed the “Next Agricultural Policy Framework,” the brand new settlement is slated to run from 2023 to 2028, changing the present five-year $3 billion Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), which expires on March 31, 2023. The earlier two five-year agreements have been generally known as Rising Ahead and Rising Ahead 2.
A number of provinces have additionally launched their very own consultations on what the next framework ought to appear like.
Federal, provincial and territorial agriculture ministers are planning to satisfy in September to determine the priorities for the brand new settlement. The federal government says consultations will proceed via the spring of 2022.
You possibly can present enter for the federal consultations via the next choices:
Next Policy Framework
Agriculture and Agri-Meals Canada
1341 Baseline Street, Tower 7
Flooring 5, Room 300