Video: Canadian Agricultural Partnership
The Canadian Agricultural Partnership ends on March 31, 2023.
The Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership (Sustainable CAP) is a new $3.5-billion, 5-year agreement (April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2028), between the federal, provincial and territorial governments to strengthen the competitiveness, innovation, and resiliency of the agriculture, agri‐food and agri‐based products sector. The Sustainable CAP is replacing the Canadian Agricultural Partnership.
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:
- Growing trade and expanding markets
- Innovative and sustainable growth in the sector
- AgriInnovate Program
- AgriScience Program
- Supporting diversity and a dynamic, evolving sector
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.
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Newfoundland and Labrador
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
- Quebec (in French only)
- Northwest Territories
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.