Addressing the Landgrab in Southern Ontario
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Globally, there is a growing landgrab by investors and foreign countries of prime farmland. NGOs such as Grain and the National Farmers Union have documented the landgrab throughout the world and within Canada. This paper addresses the landgrab In southern Ontario, particularly outside of the Ontario Greenbelt in Brant, Simcoe and Niagara Counties. This paper also provides a review of policies to protect prime farmland and to ensure food sovereignty.