There has been a marked change in Saskatchewan farmland ownership over the past two decades, according to a new study. Investment funds, pension plans and megafarms own an increasing amount of Saskatchewan dirt.
Farmers in Saskatchewan are worried that outside investors are artificially inflating land prices and keeping regular farmers from expanding their operations
Le fonds d'investissement Pangéa fait de nouvelles acquisitions au Kamouraska, au Québec.
Farmland ownership rules in Saskatchewan - which are among the most restrictive on the continent - could be getting tighter to prevent further purchases of farmland by institutional investors.
Saskatchewan’s Farm Land Security Board has issued its second decision on a case that could transform the way land is bought and sold in the province.
Saskatchewan is likely to tighten what are already some of North America's strictest rules for purchasing farmland as the Western Canadian province looks to fend off big money managers.
Non-Canadian owned Skyline Agriculture Financial Corp’s plan could open Saskatchewan to more foreign investment in farmland.
Les fonds d'investissement qui se portent acquéreurs des terres agricoles au Québec se retrouveront au coeur d'un examen parlementaire en 2015.
L’Union des producteurs agricoles et la Fédération de la relève agricole du Québec réclament que le gouvernement impose pendant 3 ans que chaque acheteur ne puisse acquérir plus de 100 ha par année.
The aggressive attempts of investment concerns to acquire large tracts of Saskatchewan farmland should be among the issues addressed in the fall sitting of the Saskatchewan legislature.
Development funds from European governments helped to rescue a Canadian company that pays workers as little as $1/day to toil on some of Africa's largest palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Maurice Doyon, professeur à l’Université Laval, pose des questions sur la financiarisation des terres agriocoles au Québec