Feds launch consultations on next ag policy framework

Programming types, cost-sharing among expected contentious points

 

By D.C. Fraser, GFM Network News

via Canadian Cattlemen - June 7, 2021

 

Consultations for Canada’s next agricultural policy framework are officially underway.

 

The five-year framework agreement currently in place, known as the Canadian Agricultural Partnership (CAP), is a $3 billion funding deal between federal, provincial and territorial governments that funds a wide range of programming within the sector.

 

That deal, agreed upon in mid-2017, kicked off in April 2018 and expires at the end of March 2023.

 

Consultations were launched Thursday on the next agreement — the current working title of which is the “Next Agricultural Policy Framework” — to continue through June and into spring next year.

 

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