Canada is falling behind when it could be an agri-superpower
If we are all to live on this hot and crowded planet, our food and farming systems need to protect biodiversity and be carbon neutral, writes Evan Fraser of the University of Guelph.
Agriculture Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau, pictured at a press conference. Canada would do well to put its agri-food system at the forefront of the post-pandemic recovery. Even before the pandemic, Ottawa's Advisory Council for Economic Growth recommended that investing in the agri-food sector was strategic. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade