The University of Calgary has recently received a $5M donation that will contribute to the creation of the Simpson Centre for Agricultural and Food Innovation and Public Education.

This was made possible thanks to John Simpson, the chairman and CEO of the CANA Group of Companies.

The new centre will advance research around public policies that strengthen and support the growth and sustainability of agri-food and agri-business, particularly in western Canada. In addition to helping Western Canadian farmers and ranchers tackle major industry challenges like trade and climate change.

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