Governments offer many different kinds of programs - funding, information, activities, training, etc. Often programs are bundles of instruments, so there is some overlap between this and other sections. This is not an exhaustive program accounting, but rather focuses on those discussed on other pages of the site. Programs that are explicitly part of created a Joined up National Food Policy are addressed under Actors. This section relies significantly on research conducted by Food-EPI Canada 2017 and FLEdGE and Food Secure Canada .
All AAFC programs, https://agriculture.canada.ca/en/agricultural-programs-and-services
The next set of programs attached to the renewal of the Agricultural Policy Framework (and successor to Growing Forward 2), they come into effect April of 2018. These are primarily cost-shared programs with the provincial and territorial governments, totally $3 billion over 5 years. Sub-programs address themes of Business Risk Management, Environment, Food Safety, Research and Innovation, Support for Under-represented groups in agriculture, and Trade and Competitiveness. Programs include: AgriMarketing, Agriscience, AgriInnovate, AgriAssurance, AgriDiversity, and AgriCompetitiveness. Provincial programs that are not co-funded with the federal government are described under Provincial.
Ministers of agriculture put out a set of guiding principles for the 2023-28 program called the Guelph Statement. In July 2022, they announced a new agreement called the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership, with increased funding and some new environmental programming, with modest GHG reduction targets.
Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Program
Health and food security
Aboriginal Head Start
Aborginal Diabetes Initiative
Arctic Policy Framework programs
Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (Strategic Investments)
Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario
Western Economic Diversification
Canada Prenatal Nutrition Program
community Action Program for Children
Achieving Healthier Weights in Canada's Communities
Value Chain Roundtables
Canadian Agricultural Loans Act Program
Agricultural Youth Green Jobs Initiative
Farm Credit Canada
Young Farmer Loan
Young Entrepreneur Loan
Education and food literacy
Multisectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living Prevent Chronic Disease Program
FArm to SChool: Canada Digs In!
Kid Food Nation
Child Credit Benefit
Child Disability Benefit
GST/HST zero rating for groceries
Old Age Benefit
Guaranteed Income Supplement
Working Income Tax Benefit
CPP and CPP Disability