The Government of Canada has recently launched two public consultation opportunities, encouraging Canadians to share their input on the development of A Food Policy for Canada, and the renegotiation and modernization of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).

Food Policy for Canada

The Government of Canada initiated consultations to support the development of A Food Policy for Canada on May 29, 2017. An online survey is now open, and Canadians are encouraged to share their views on four major themes:

  • Increasing access to affordable food;
  • Improving health and food safety;
  • Conserving soil, water and air;
  • Growing more high-quality food

The online survey is the first of many engagement activities that will help inform the development of the policy. 

Click here to take the survey on A Food Policy for Canada.


The Government of Canada also launched public consultations on the renegotiation and modernization of NAFTA on June 3, 2017. The feedback from the public will help inform the federal government’s approach in its engagement with the United States and Mexico.

Click here to read the notice from The Canada Gazette.

Click here to complete a submission on the NAFTA Consultation website.

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