Regulation on Foreign Ownership of Agricultural Land

Foreign investors are potentially subject to two tiers of regulation: (1) federal foreign investment legislation provides an initial hurdle towards foreign in-bound investment and the application of such legislation may vary in an ever-changing geopolitical climate, and (2) foreign investors must navigate provincial and territorial regulations to determine whether an investment in agricultural land is even permissible. Blake, Cassels and Graydon discusses how Canada’s regulatory frameworks may evolve to address food security concerns given the momentum seen in the United States.

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