Canadian Agricultural Partnership

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[Energetic piano music starts.]

[Video opens with two men standing in a greenhouse full of tomato plants. They smile and shake hands. In the far background we see the lines of the CAP logo move between plants.]

Narrator: Collaboration is at the heart of farming and food.

[The shot changes to show a close up of a bright red apple hanging from the branch of an apple tree. The lines from the CAP logo slowly move in from the left of the screen and disappear behind the apple. Moments later the lines reappear and form the entire CAP logo.]

Text on screen: Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Grow. Innovate. Prosper.

In this spirit, your federal, provincial, and territorial governments created the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

[Energetic piano music continues.]

[A series of images of the Canadian agricultural sector appear on screen quickly, one after the other. On top of the images we see some of the objectives of the Partnership.]

Text on screen: Market Access

Text on screen: Science & Innovation

Text on screen: Risk Management

Text on screen: Environmental Sustainability

Text on screen: Diversity

[The images disappear and are replaced by a portion of the CAP logo.]

[Energetic piano music continues.]

Text on screen: Canadian Agricultural Partnership. Innovate. Grow. Prosper.

Find out which programs work for you.

[The lines from the CAP logo appear on screen from the left and form the missing part of the CAP logo.]

Text on screen: To learn more: Canada.ca/Agri-Partnership

[Cut to the Canada wordmark.]

Text on screen: Canada. (c) Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, as represented by the Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food (2018)

[The energetic piano music fades out.]

Canadian Agricultural Partnership: Innovate. Grow. Prosper.

The Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a $3 billion five-year (2018-2023), investment by federal, provincial and territorial (FPT) governments to strengthen and grow Canada's agriculture and agri-food sector with:

  • simplified and streamlined programs and services that are easier to access
  • improvements to programs that help you manage significant risks that threaten the viability of your farm and are beyond your capacity to manage
  • $2 billion in FPT cost-shared strategic initiatives
  • $1 billion for federal activities and programs

Federally funded programs

Key areas and programs support sector growth:

Find out more about federal programs under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

Cost-shared programs by federal, provincial and territorial governments

Under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada provides an investment, to support region-specific agriculture programs and services that are tailored to meet regional needs. These program are cost shared between the federal and provincial/territorial governments with the federal government contributing 60% of the costs of the program and the provincial/territorial government contributing 40%.

The programs are developed and delivered by the provinces and territories. The programs’ parameters and priorities are jointly defined by federal, provincial and territorial governments in the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.

To find out more about programs and services offered by your provincial or territorial government, visit their website.

Improvements to business risk management programs

Under the Canadian Agricultural Partnership, the following BRM programs will continue to help producers manage significant risks that threaten the viability of their farm and are beyond their capacity to manage.

Find out more about business risk management programs

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