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AIC calls on government to lead on agri-food public trust issue

At today’s appearance in the House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food, the Agri-food Innovation Council (AIC) Chief Executive Officer, Serge Buy, called on the federal government to take on a more active leadership role in the pursuit of a greater sense of public trust in agri-food. Discussing the importance to have effective, […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – March 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Society for Canadian Women in Science & Technology – Various events are planned around the country in March, including the following. Sat. March 2 2019. https://ubcywfs.wordpress.com/ Vancouver First annual UBC Women and STEM Conference […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – February 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: PIPSC Research Officer – Women and Science – The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, a national union representing some 61,000 professionals and scientists throughout Canada, requires a Research Officer for a […]

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AIC Advocacy: Report from the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food recently undertook a study, “Advancements of Technology and Research in the Agriculture and Agri-Food Sector that can support Canadian Exports.” AIC participated in this study in May 2018. The Committee’s report was released today, and includes 23 recommendations:   Recommendation 1—Reducing the carbon footprint of […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – January 2019 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Expressions of Interest for Canada’s Partnership for Gender Equality On May 25th, 2018, the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister for International Development launched a call to action to mobilize unprecedented levels of financial resources to […]

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AIC Advocacy: Report from the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry

From 2017-18, the Senate Standing Committee on Agriculture and Forestry undertook a study regarding the potential impacts of the effects of climate change on the agriculture, agri-food and forestry sectors. AIC participated in this study in September 2017. Today, the Committee’s final report was made public.  It includes a number of recommendations relevant to our […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – December 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: The 5th Global Science Conference on Climate Smart Agriculture 2019 – Abstracts will be accepted until February 28th, 2019. Conference dates and location: 8-10 October 2019 | Bali, Indonesia. For a transformation to succeed, […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – November 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Webinar: Making sense of ‘intersectionality’ – Do you want to learn more about gender research in agriculture and natural resource management? Check out the webinar on “Making sense of ‘intersectionality’”, by CGIAR Collaborative Platform […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – October 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Advancing Women Conference- East – OCTOBER 15 & 16 2018, Niagara Falls, Ontario, with optional wine tour on October 14. Whether you are a student studying agriculture at a university or college, producer, rancher, […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – September 2018 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Agriculture Mentorship Program in Manitoba – Application deadlines – mentors: August 31, 2018; mentees: September 28, 2018 The Agriculture Mentorship Program began in the 2017-2018 academic year and is modelled after the success of […]

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