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Ag researchers calling for ongoing research evolution

The new federal government’s been saying all the right things, but that hasn’t translated into a lot of concrete action yet. By Alex Binkley, The Manitoba Cooperator A new federal government with a new focus has agriculture researchers feeling more hopeful, but they’re still waiting for clear signs research spending will rise. Serge Buy, the […]

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Parties agree on Civic Hospital expansion consultations

Recent meeting brought together groups interested in seeing a more open and transparent process By Melissa Murray, Ottawa West News If the government doesn’t engage in public consultations about the proposed Ottawa Hospital Civic campus expansion, the Agricultural Institute of Canada might host them. Serge Buy, CEO of the Agricultural Institute of Canada, said the federal […]

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Ag Institute Hosts Meeting on Future of Ottawa Civic Hospital Expansion

This afternoon, the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) brought together stakeholders and elected officials to discuss the future of the Ottawa Civic Hospital’s expansion and the Central Experimental Farm. “We are pleased with the progress achieved here today.  Stakeholders including the Ottawa Civic Hospital, concerned stakeholders, representatives of elected officials and community groups had a […]

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Last chance to register for the AIC 2016 Conference!

The way we communicate research has never been more important than it is today.  Agricultural research stakeholders are gathering next week in Ottawa to discuss critical issues ranging from dissemination policy, modern research extension strategies, intellectual property protection, and maximizing technology transfer to industry stakeholders. Don’t miss your opportunity to hear from expert panels and participate in […]

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Budget delivers a strong nod to the agri-food sector

Ag Canada and CFIA will get millions to rehabilitate agricultural research stations. By Alex Binkley, The Ontario Farmer The Trudeau government appears to have been listening to calls from agriculture organizations for more research, better business risk management and expanded trade opportunities because all three items received attention in Finance Minister Bill Morneau’s first budget. […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – The April 2016 Issue

Here are the highlights of this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest! Click HERE for the full version. Opportunities and Upcoming Events: Visiting researcher position: CGIAR Gender and Agriculture Research Network Communications support – The visiting researcher will support the Communications and Knowledge Management Coordinator for the Gender Network and be responsible for generating, editing and curating content and special […]

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Ag Institute Applauds Government Support for Research

Today, the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) is pleased to see the government’s support of agricultural research through investments in Budget 2016. “Today’s investments demonstrate that the federal government is supportive of Canada’s agricultural research sector,” said Serge Buy, CEO of AIC.  “When it comes to agricultural research, Canada has a wealth of knowledge.  With […]

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AIC’s National Agricultural Research Policy: Next Steps

Last year, the Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) released a national agricultural research policy. This was the result of extensive consultation with stakeholders and provides recommendations that are geared towards strengthening Canadian agricultural research.  The final product can be found here. AIC is now looking to stakeholders to assist in the next two steps: Advocacy and Updating […]

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Only a month to go! You won’t want to miss AIC 2016’s speakers and workshops

The Agricultural Institute of Canada’s upcoming conference AIC 2016: Disseminating Agricultural Research is set to take an in-depth look at the way we communicate and utilize agricultural research. With only a month and a half left to register make sure you check out the 6 expert panels and in-depth workshops taking place at the conference below. Don’t miss your […]

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Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest – The March 2016 Issue

Check out this month’s Gender Equality Mainstreaming Digest HERE! Opportunities and Upcoming Events: International Women’s Day 2016 – March 08 – is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their […]

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