Key departmental initiatives

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada is always working on new initiatives to help to support Canada's agricultural sector and its producers and processors.


Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership

The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership is a 5-year, $3.5-billion investment by federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen and grow the agriculture and agri-food sector

A Food Policy for Canada

A roadmap for a healthier and more sustainable food system for Canada

Sector Engagement Tables

Dialogues between sector representatives and government to advance sector growth and competitiveness


Canada’s National Pathways

Canada's existing commitments and new initiatives to address key challenges we face in food systems

Federal Sustainable Development Strategy

In keeping with our mandate and commitment to Canadians, we have created strategies that protect the environment while encouraging social and economic growth

Mental health in agriculture

Mental health resources, tools and services for producers


Supporting Canada's supply-managed sectors

Information on the Government of Canada's commitment to support Canada's supply-managed sectors following the ratification of the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement, the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement

Meetings of federal, provincial and territorial ministers of agriculture

Agriculture ministers from across the country meet at least once a year to talk about issues facing the agriculture and agri-food sector and to make decisions on how to address these issues

Working with Indigenous Peoples in Canadian agriculture

Information on Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada's commitment to fostering a renewed relationship with Indigenous Peoples and to advancing reconciliation through support for Indigenous-led agriculture