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Ownership limit rules cooling Canada's farmland boom

Govt concerned surging land values deter younger farmers, spawn debt and tenant farmers


EIGHT years after almost doubling their money by selling a 320-acre (129.5 ha) chunk of their Saskatchewan farm, Mervin and Doreen McElree are having a more difficult time unloading the remaining 160 acres to finance their retirement.

While lower crop prices are partly to...

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