Media coverage

Alberta Grains, “National Index on Agri-Food Performance: Telling Canada's sustainability story,” June 2024

National Newswatch, “Founder of Sustainability Centre moving to an advisory role,” May 20, 2024.

The Western Producer, “Sustainability index receives federal funding,” March 14, 2024.

Grocery Business, “CPMA celebrates $3.1M investment in AgriAssurance Program,” March 10, 2024.

The Brandon Sun, “Feds invest $3.1M in agri-food index,” March 5, 2024.

Alberta Beef Producers, “Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada announces funding to improve sustainability benchmark,” March 1, 2024.

Global Ag Media, The Pig Site, Canada announces funding to improve sustainability benchmark for agri-food,” March 1, 2024., Boosting Canada's Agri-Food Sustainability with New Funding,February 29, 2024.

Real Agriculture, Ag minister announces $3.1 million for national agri-food sustainability index,February 27, 2024.

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada press release, "Government of Canada announces funding to improve sustainability benchmark for agri-food," February 27, 2024

The Western Producer, "Sustainability index unveiled for agriculture," May 25, 2023.

The Western Producer, "Sustainability index seen as way to protect market access," January 5, 2023.

The Western Producer, "Measure or be measured: Canada’s ag sector works on sustainability index," November 2022.

National Newswatch, "Proving the sustainability of Canadian agriculture takes a major step forward," June 6, 2022.

Real Agriculture, "Canada's National Index on Agri-Food Performance sets baseline for sustainability," June 16, 2022 (interview/audio).

The Globe and Mail, "The food industry is embracing sustainability. What does it mean?," June 13, 2022 (pdf)., "Increasing Canada's competitiveness in the global agriculture market," March 1, 2022.

La Terre, "Vers un premier indice de durabilité agroalimentaire au Canada", January 18, 2022.

Canadian Food Business, “Is Canada really a leader in sustainable food production? A new Index offers proof”, October 18, 2021.

The Western Producer, “Climate change concerns prominent at UN Food Systems pre-summit”, August 5, 2021.

The Western Producer, “Benchmark project to measure sustainability performance”, June 11, 2021.

National News Watch, “Canada needs a national performance index to compete in the global sustainability race”, June 9, 2021.

Winnipeg Free Press, “Carbon-credit buy a wake-up call for Canada”, February 13, 2021.

The Western Producer, “Targets seen as beneficial for marketing”, February 4, 2021.

The Western Producer, “Better agri-food benchmarking called for”, January 29, 2021.

National NewsWatch, “Canada should be recognized for its global leadership in agrifood sustainability”, January 28, 2021.

The Western Producer, “Agriculture urged to develop environmental benchmarks”, November 12, 2020.

The Western Producer, “Better agri-food benchmarking urged”, October 30, 2020.

National NewsWatch, “Canada needs to prove its sustainability credentials, report says”, October 29, 2020.

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